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admin manager (maternity cover) – harrow

admin manager (maternity cover) – harrow

Nexus Fostering
22 June 2021
Harrow, United Kingdom
Job Type


job title: Admin Manager

contract type: Fixed Term, Maternity Cover – 12 Months

location: Harrow

salary: £28,000 - £32,000 per annum

working pattern: 35 hours per week, 9.00am - 5.00pm Monday-Friday



who are we?


Nexus Fostering is a well-established and highly regarded independent fostering agency. Set up in 2002 by qualified and experienced social workers, Nexus Fostering continues to be owned and run by the same founding team today.


We have been rated ‘Outstanding’ for three consecutive inspections since 2011 and are dedicated to improving the lives of looked after children.


We work in close partnership with local authorities to identify and meet the needs of their children, providing safe, secure and therapeutic placements.  We work hard to ensure children experience love, care, nurture and stability with our carers.


the role



We are looking for a well organised and experienced Administration Manager to join the team.


As Administration Manager, you will be responsible for the efficient running of the office and managing the Administration Team.


main duties 


  • Formal supervision and management of all administration workers in the local office.
  • Allocate new tasks and responsibilities within the admin team, as well as evaluating and hiring staff.
  • Maintain the up keep of the offices, ensuring staff have the appropriate equipment to carry out their tasks.
  • Develop, review and improve administrative systems.
  • Overseeing contract monitoring information requests.
  • Overseeing regulatory compliance requests.
  • To actively participate in monthly supervision.
  • Proof reading and editing documents prior to sending to stakeholders.
  • Collation of information for internal staff updates.
  • Monitoring stationery stock levels.
  • Overall responsibility for the tidiness of the office.


what we’re looking for…


  • RSA Typing or typing speed of no less than 60 words per minute
  • Business Administration Qualification
  • Administration experience in an office environment
  • Experience of utilising a range of IT programmes
  • Experience of establishing and maintaining database systems and producing reports
  • An excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word & Excel



why work for us?


  • Generous Annual Leave – 28 days PLUS your Bank Holiday Entitlement
  • Birthday Leave – a paid day off for your birthday
  • Good Health Days – no sickness in a 6 month period and get an additional day off!
  • Refer A Friend Scheme with a monetary incentive
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Platform that provides access to advice and support 24/7
  • Auto Enrolment Pension
  • Learning & Development Opportunities
  • Optional Private Healthcare Scheme
  • Eyecare Vouchers
  • Cycle To Work Scheme
  • Optional Enhanced Maternity/Paternity/Adoption Leave/Shared Parental Leave



everyone is welcome…


Diversity and inclusion are the principles for how we build our teams and Nexus Fostering strives to create an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are valued and celebrated. We want a workforce which represents the communities we serve and work, to ensure no applicant or employee is treated unfairly on the basis of race, gender, age, disability, religion or identity. We recognise and value the individual differences and contributions of all employees and believe that by working together we can achieve equality for all.

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0800 389 0143

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