Administration Assistant – Bristol (Wraxall)

Administration Assistant – Bristol (Wraxall)

Job Description

Location: Bristol – Charlton Farm
Contract Type: Part time, Permanent
Hours: 30 hours worked over a four-day week
Salary: £20,157 – £22,242 per annum (fte) £16,344 – £18,034 (actual)

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received; therefore, we strongly recommend applying as soon as you can

Join our team for a rewarding career – 98% of staff agree that they are proud to work for CHSW.

About Us

Children’s Hospice South West provides care and support for children with life limiting conditions. We have an exciting opportunity for flexible and enthusiastic administrators to join our Care Administration team where you will be able to really make a difference to the lives of the children and families who we support.

Where you will be working

Charlton Farm is situated in beautiful surroundings in Wraxall, at the edge of Bristol. Set in imaginative restorations of listed farm and farm buildings, the hospice has a homely feel and yet provides stunning and spacious accommodation for the whole family, making the most of short and precious lives.

The Role

In this role you will support the Senior Care Administrator in the delivery of comprehensive and effective clerical and administrative support to our skilled multi-disciplinary team in the unique setting of Charlton Farm, on the edge of Bristol.

The Successful Candidate

You will be an excellent administrator who is able to work on your own initiative, prioritise workloads, have an eye for detail, strong all-round communication skills with prior experience working in a busy office. Good IT skills including MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook and database use is essential. Experience of working within a medical or similar environment would also be an advantage.

What we offer

  • 33 days (plus bank holidays) holiday entitlement, which increases with service
  • enhanced sick pay scheme rising to 6 months full and 6 months half pay
  • personal pension scheme with 7% employer contribution
  • family friendly policies, with enhanced maternity/adoption pay
  • occupational health, wellbeing and counselling services and employee assistance programme
  • group life insurance scheme
  • training and development opportunities
  • environmental and green agenda
  • a supportive and inclusive environment
  • a chance to make a real difference


Full on-the-job training and a comprehensive induction period will be given relevant to the role as well as ongoing training and development opportunities.

To find out more about what you could be part of please visit our website.

How to Apply

Please apply by clicking on the link before the closing date of Wednesday 31st January 2024 (midday). If you have any questions, please visit our website to find our more, or use our email to contact us and speak to one of our HR team today.

CHSW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and all employees must obtain an enhanced DBS disclosure. Charity Registration Number 1003314.

This fantastic opportunity will give you the chance to explore the wonders of the South West, whether you are already located here, you are a returner or looking for a different way of life; the South West offers a high quality of life and great leisure opportunities. These environmental attractions are matched by the excellent reputation of the highly successful Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) as an organisation and local employer.

You may have experience in the following: Care Administration Coordinator, Clerical Support Specialist, Administrative Assistant in Healthcare, Paediatric Care Office Assistant, Family Support Administrator, Hospice Services Secretary, Child and Family Care Coordinator, Administrative Support Officer, Medical Office Assistant, and Care Facility Administrative Specialist, etc.

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