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Office Manager

Office Manager - Ware, Herts 

Location: Westgate House Care Centre, Tower Road, Ware, Herts, SG12 7LP

Job Type: Full time, permanent

Salary: £30,000 - £32,000 per annum, depending on experience

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

We need you now, they need you always...

Westgate House Care Centre is a 109 bedded care home with a vibrant atmosphere where we have close links to the community and support elderly residents with a variety of care and nursing needs.

We really believe in making every day special for our residents and you will find us located on Tower Road, close to the centre of the town of Ware which offers numerous local shops, amenities and easy access to Ware railway station.

We are currently recruiting an Office Manager who will be responsible for ensuring that the administration of the Home runs smoothly and effectively; assisting the Home Manager in all such aspects.

This role will have a strong focus on HR and recruitment, so previous HR and/or Recruitment experience in a fast paced environment is an advantage.

The ideal candidate should have strong communication skills, both verbal and written, have excellent attention to detail, be organised, flexible and have a can-do, positive attitude. 

Candidates should be aware that this role involves working in an office in the Care Home so there will be daily communication with all staff and elderly residents.

Successful candidates will therefore be required to undergo a DBS check.

Previous experience in the care industry is beneficial, however not essential.


  • Competitive salary 
  • ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme with instant cash rewards
  • Great induction and on-going training
  • Career progression and support in achieving nationally recognised qualifications
  • Immediate start available (subject to DBS and references)
  • 25 days holiday entitlement, contributory pension scheme, free DBS (refunded upon completion of probation period), long service awards and access to discounts from hundreds of nationwide high street and online stores through the Blue Light Card


  • Manage the end to end recruitment within the home, from reviewing applications, to interviewing candidates
  • Manage all new starter and leaver paperwork, including obtaining references and processing DBS checks
  • Manage and maintain an efficient and effective filing system for all staff personnel files, including overseas immigration files
  • Maintain all trackers relating to staff absence, staff training and right to work
  • Work closely with the team at Head Office to ensure we are compliant at all times and there are no delays with onboarding new starters  
  • Assist the Home Manager to ensure all necessary records are maintained and are up to date, ensuring there is an audit trail
  • Provide secretarial support to the Home by typing all correspondence, minutes, memos and other documentation, answering letters and arranging appointments on behalf of the Home Manager


  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • Have experience and knowledge of office administration and procedures, ideally including Recruitment and/or HR administration within an office environment
  • Experience of working in a care home is preferable, however not essential
  • Strong IT skills and the ability to work competently with all Microsoft Office packages, including Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Excellent attention to detail and able to work in a fast pace environment
  • Well organised with the ability to multi task
  • Good people skills with a strong people focus
  • Motivated to make a difference

Come and make a difference with the team at Westgate Healthcare! #CareWithUsAtWestgate

For more information on adult social care jobs with Westgate Healthcare visit our website or speak to a member of our recruitment team on 07508 907 679.

“We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age."


  • Rate: £30k - 32k per year
  • Location: SG12 7LP, Ware, Hertfordshire, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Secreterial
  • Recruiter: The Talent Hub
  • Contact: Dani Cihak
  • Tel: 0208 953 7600
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: WGH-OM-090721
  • Posted: 2021-07-09 17:24:36 -

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