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  • PA/Office Administrator – FIXED TERM 3-MONTH
    Chalfont St Peter

    Purpose of Position:

    • Dynamic and highly organised individual; you will report directly to the Directors.
    • Will be charming and confident when dealing with all levels of individuals as well as proactively managing all aspects of the Directors schedule.
    • A ‘can do’ attitude, and good cultural fit is critical.
    • Focused on special projects that develop REACH’s culture and growth.
    • To ensure that Head Office administration is operating smoothly, as well as being efficient and timely.
    • To work closely with other Head Office colleagues to ensure the office runs smoothly.

     

    Key Competencies

    • Ability to manage and prioritise internal and external demands on the Directors’ time.
    • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritise.
    • Outstanding interpersonal skills (face to face and on the telephone).
    • Accuracy and attention to detail, particularly in the management of the Directors’ diary and emails.
    • Able to be diplomatic and discrete at all times.
    • Proficient at MS Office.

     

    Duties and responsibilities:

    PA

    To proactively manage all aspects of the Directors’ schedule to ensure they are making the best use of their time, including and not limited to the following:

    • Extensive diary management.
    • Ensure the Directors’ are fully prepared for all meetings with all necessary documentation and information.
    • Travel booking.
    • Preparing board meetings, taking minutes and chasing actions.
    • To represent the Directors’ to third parties internally and externally.
    • Booking meetings.
    • Dealing with client queries.
    • Coordinating with head office team members and looking after visitors.
    • To manage all the Directors’ administration including filing, photocopying, and expenses.
    • Proactively research new business opportunities, including new properties.
    • Provide a confidential secretarial service to the Directors, word processing and administrative skills as appropriate; typing various documents, including minutes from meetings.
    • Co-ordinate, prepare agendas and papers for meetings in order that these are carried out in an efficient manner.
    • Provide secretarial support and arrange/co-ordinate provider meetings for the Operations Director.
    • Arrange appointments and monitor on global diary. Organising meetings and

    Business/Personal travel as required.

    • Provide secretarial support for the Operations Manager and Care Services Manager and Personnel Manager.

    Office Administrator

    • Ensuring visitors are greeted and welcomed warmly.
    • Managing and booking meeting rooms.
    • Assisting with setting up individual workstations.
    • Ensuring all provisions are in place for meetings.
    • Booking all couriers and transport if and when required.
    • Ordering and ensuring ready availability of all stationery and report on quarterly expenditure.
    • Ensuring all security procedures are adhered to.
    • Organising company events i.e – REACH Day, Residents Christmas Party, Staff Christmas Party etc.
    • Working with the IT support team and monitor ongoing issues.
    • Maintain records of all contracts and update as necessary.
    • Maintain records of fleet car contracts.
    • Manage day-to-day communications in order that priorities are dealt with, and office administrations runs smoothly.
    • Process filing and document retrieval as required, maintaining efficient systems, strict security and confidentiality on items being handled.
    • Co-ordinate payment of invoices for Agency workers, confirming agency usage with Home Managers’.
    • Check payment of utility bills for all sites.
    • Take initiative in channelling and processing telephone calls, taking messages where appropriate and ensure messages are communicated.
    • Open, sort, record and distribute incoming mail.
    • Record all ingoing/outgoing post and ensure they are sent.
    • Sort, allocate and progress day-to-day correspondence and papers in order that these are actioned quickly and effectively; personally action delegated items.
    • Answer company telephone, transfers calls and take messages.
    • Update and review the Information Asset Register (IAR)
    • Carry out regular Data Audits and spot checks within the office environment

    Health & Safety Checks

    • Monthly visual check of fire extinguishers and report defects to the contractor.
    • Act as Office Fire Warden in the event of a fire or drill evacuation.
    • Qualified First Aider
    • Monthly checks of the contents of the fridge and discard any out of date or unwrapped food.
    • Monitor first aid box and its contents on a monthly basis.

    Other Duties

    • To attend any Team and other internal and external meetings as requested.
    • To attend relevant training and personal development opportunities in order to fulfil the requirements of the post
    • To adhere to all R.E.A.C.H policies and procedures and assist the organisation in developing, implementing and monitoring them, including Equal Opportunities and Health & Safety policies
    • To carry out any other duties relevant to the post as directed by the Personnel Manager or Directors.

     

     

    PERSON SPECIFICATION

     

    Experience / Skills

     

    Desirable Essential
    Experience of secretarial and administration work Yes
    Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written Yes
    Demonstrable organisational and IT skills to include Microsoft Words, Outlook and Excel Yes
    The ability to be flexible and prioritise workloads as required Yes
    Experience of people with Learning Disabilities is desirable, but not essential, although an empathy with the aims of R.E.A.C.H is essential. Yes

     

    THE PERSON

     

    You will be proactive and an excellent communicator with a positive attitude to your work.  Able to work under pressure, you will be reliable, conscientious and committed to contributing to the aims of REACH.  You will be able to present a professional image to both internal and external contacts.  You will have an organised and structured approach to your work and will possess the initiative to respond to and action a variety of issues.  Due to the nature of the work a high degree of confidentiality is essential as is a good sense of humour.

     

    How to apply

    To apply, please upload your CV. Alternatively, please complete an Online Application.

  • Deputy Manager
    Slough area

    REACH provides care and rehabilitation for adults with learning disabilities in small, community-based homes across Berkshire and Buckinghamshire.

    Do you want to inspire and genuinely make a positive difference to people’s lives?

    If so, we have an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Manager who is passionate about meeting the individual needs and aspirations of the people we support and leading and developing our dedicated, hard-working team. You will support the Registered Manager with all aspects of the day-to-day running of this friendly home. Compassionate and committed, you are an enthusiastic team-player looking to develop your skills and career with a forward-thinking company.

    You will also enjoy:

    • Competitive salary and benefits including on-call allowance and exclusive perks and discounts on everything from cinema tickets and high-street shopping to travel and gym memberships
    • Public holiday pay enhancements
    • Workplace pension scheme
    • 24/7 employee assistance programme
    • 28 days holiday per year
    • Free meals whilst at work
    • Free parking
    • Employee referral scheme with financial rewards
    • Quality training 

    ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Right to live and work in the UK

    All offers of employment will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and references

    Responsibilities and Duties

    You will assist in managing a home delivering high quality, safe and effective care and support for adults with learning disabilities 

    Qualifications and Skills

    • Previous supervisory experience in the care sector
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • QCF3 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent) or working towards it (desirable)

    Job Type: Full-time permanent

    Salary: £13.50 p/h

    Required experience: Previous supervisory experience in the care sector

    Required language: High standard of both written and spoken English

    Required licence or certification: Driving License

    Job Type: Full-time – 39 hours per week

    To apply: Email C.V. to recruitment@reach-disabilitycare.co.uk

    How to apply

    To apply, please upload your CV. Alternatively, please complete an Online Application.

  • Deputy Manager
    Aylesbury area

    REACH provides care and rehabilitation for adults with learning disabilities in small, community-based homes across Berkshire and Buckinghamshire.

    Do you want to inspire and genuinely make a positive difference to people’s lives?

    If so, we have an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Manager who is passionate about meeting the individual needs and aspirations of the people we support and leading and developing our dedicated, hard-working team. You will support the Registered Manager with all aspects of the day-to-day running of this friendly home. Compassionate and committed, you are an enthusiastic team-player looking to develop your skills and career with a forward-thinking company.

    You will also enjoy:

    • Competitive salary and benefits including on-call allowance and exclusive perks and discounts on everything from cinema tickets and high-street shopping to travel and gym memberships
    • Public holiday pay enhancements
    • Workplace pension scheme
    • 24/7 employee assistance programme
    • 28 days holiday per year
    • Free meals whilst at work
    • Free parking
    • Employee referral scheme with financial rewards
    • Quality training 

    ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Right to live and work in the UK

    All offers of employment will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and references

    Responsibilities and Duties

    You will assist in managing a home delivering high quality, safe and effective care and support for adults with learning disabilities 

    Qualifications and Skills

    • Previous supervisory experience in the care sector
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • QCF3 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent) or working towards it (desirable)

    Job Type: Full-time permanent

    Salary: £13.50 p/h

    Required experience: Previous supervisory experience in the care sector

    Required language: High standard of both written and spoken English

    Required licence or certification: Driving License

    Job Type: Full-time – 39 hours per week

    To apply: Email C.V. to recruitment@reach-disabilitycare.co.uk

    How to apply

    To apply, please upload your CV. Alternatively, please complete an Online Application.

  • Full Time Support Staff
    Aylesbury / Wendover Road

    Do you enjoy leisure activities and meals out as part of your job?

    Are you a friendly, caring, team-player?

    If so, we are looking for new and experienced Support Workers to help our clients lead fulfilling lives and in turn, enjoy a rewarding career.

    REACH Ltd provides care and rehabilitation for adults with learning disabilities in homes across Berkshire and Buckinghamshire. We are passionate about delivering high quality care in a safe and comfortable yet stimulating environment.

    You will be key in delivering outstanding care and development for each person according to their individual needs and to provide a home to create an environment, which ensures that the house is regarded as a place where valued people live and they are living together on the positive basis of their abilities rather than their disabilities.

    Teamwork is essential to plan, lead, monitor and deliver daily activities in accordance with individual care plans, under the supervision and guidance. You will help our clients to enjoy their favourite activities and socialise with family, friends and the local community.

    In return you will enjoy:

    • Competitive salary of £22,035 per annum (£11.30 p/h)
    • Plenty overtime opportunities
    • 28 days paid holiday
    • Free meals whilst at work
    • Public holiday pay enhancements
    • Discounted Gym membership and cinema tickets
    • Discounts at major retailers and many other perks
    • Dedicated support 24/7 for your wellbeing
    • Workplace pension scheme
    • Flexibility – day and night shifts available
    • Free parking
    • Quality training and promotions (80% of our managers started as Support Workers)
    • ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme with financial rewards
    • Learn new skills and grow with us
    • Management positions available.

    Positions available at Ivy Cottage, Bierton Road & Wendover

    How to apply

    To apply, please upload your CV. Alternatively, please complete an Online Application.

  • Full Time Support Staff
    Chesham

    Do you enjoy leisure activities and meals out as part of your job?

    Are you a friendly, caring, team-player?

    If so, we are looking for new and experienced Support Workers to help our clients lead fulfilling lives and in turn, enjoy a rewarding career.

    REACH Ltd provides care and rehabilitation for adults with learning disabilities in homes across Berkshire and Buckinghamshire. We are passionate about delivering high quality care in a safe and comfortable yet stimulating environment.

    You will be key in delivering outstanding care and development for each person according to their individual needs and to provide a home to create an environment, which ensures that the house is regarded as a place where valued people live and they are living together on the positive basis of their abilities rather than their disabilities.

    Teamwork is essential to plan, lead, monitor and deliver daily activities in accordance with individual care plans, under the supervision and guidance. You will help our clients to enjoy their favourite activities and socialise with family, friends and the local community.

    In return you will enjoy:

    • Competitive salary of £22,035 per annum (£11.30 p/h)
    • Plenty overtime opportunities
    • 28 days paid holiday
    • Free meals whilst at work
    • Public holiday pay enhancements
    • Discounted Gym membership and cinema tickets
    • Discounts at major retailers and many other perks
    • Dedicated support 24/7 for your wellbeing
    • Workplace pension scheme
    • Flexibility – day and night shifts available
    • Free parking
    • Quality training and promotions (80% of our managers started as Support Workers)
    • ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme with financial rewards
    • Learn new skills and grow with us
    • Management positions available.

    Positions available at Vale Road Chesham

    How to apply

    To apply, please upload your CV. Alternatively, please complete an Online Application.

  • Full Time Support Staff
    Slough / Stoke Poges

    Do you enjoy leisure activities and meals out as part of your job?

    Are you a friendly, caring, team-player?

    If so, we are looking for new and experienced Support Workers to help our clients lead fulfilling lives and in turn, enjoy a rewarding career.

    REACH Ltd provides care and rehabilitation for adults with learning disabilities in homes across Berkshire and Buckinghamshire. We are passionate about delivering high quality care in a safe and comfortable yet stimulating environment.

    You will be key in delivering outstanding care and development for each person according to their individual needs and to provide a home to create an environment, which ensures that the house is regarded as a place where valued people live and they are living together on the positive basis of their abilities rather than their disabilities.

    Teamwork is essential to plan, lead, monitor and deliver daily activities in accordance with individual care plans, under the supervision and guidance. You will help our clients to enjoy their favourite activities and socialise with family, friends and the local community.

    In return you will enjoy:

    • Competitive salary of £22,035 per annum (£11.30 p/h)
    • Plenty overtime opportunities
    • 28 days paid holiday
    • Free meals whilst at work
    • Public holiday pay enhancements
    • Discounted Gym membership and cinema tickets
    • Discounts at major retailers and many other perks
    • Dedicated support 24/7 for your wellbeing
    • Workplace pension scheme
    • Flexibility – day and night shifts available
    • Free parking
    • Quality training and promotions (80% of our managers started as Support Workers)
    • ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme with financial rewards
    • Learn new skills and grow with us
    • Management positions available.

    Positions available at April Cottage, Sistine Manor, Yew Tree & Magnolia

    How to apply

    To apply, please upload your CV. Alternatively, please complete an Online Application.

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