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Office Administrative Assistant

  • Salary: £14,153 pro rata inclusive of ILWA
  • Location: 20 Great Dover Street, SE1 4LX / Hybrid
  • Job type: Temporary / Part Time 21 hours, Monday to Friday
  • Closing date: 19 June 2023

Carers UK is the leading national charity for unpaid carers. Our support, advice, information and campaigning work are now needed more than ever, as unpaid carers are providing more and more care, adversely impacting on their own health and wellbeing. We exist to make life better for carers and bring about lasting change.

This post will be the first point of contact in the office welcoming staff and visitors. The post will include reception responsibilities as well as office support and administration. 


About you

Do you have excellent communication skills alongside reception or administration experience? We are looking for someone with a proactive and positive attitude, strong organisation skills and excellent timekeeping.    


About the role 

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a forward thinking, friendly organisation. You will be the first point of contact in the office. The role will involve a range of responsibilities including office support, as well as a range of reception and administrative responsibilities. You will be working with various departments within the office.  

 In return, we offer a great benefits package including a generous holiday allowance and commitment to continued development and more!


Diversity and inclusion

Carers UK is committed to becoming a diverse and truly inclusive organisation. We strive to create a workplace where our colleagues and volunteers can truly be themselves and feel like they belong and constantly seek to ensure all voices are heard. 

To embrace this culture of diversity, our employee and volunteer recruitment should reflect our stakeholders and the society that we serve and support, regardless of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, physical abilities, disabilities or religious practices. We value individual diversity and are actively building diverse teams here at Carers UK and value our colleagues from a wide range of backgrounds.

As a membership charity for carers, we particularly seek employees and volunteers with a real understanding of the issues faced by carers. Reasonable adjustments can be made to the process and role dependent on the needs of the applicant.   


How to apply

At Carers UK we want our application process to be as accessible as possible. If you need any adjustments to apply please email the recruitment team to discuss.  

The closing date for applications is 19 June 2023

Personal statement (no more than 2 sides of A4), CV, personal details form and completed monitoring form should be emailed to  The information on the diversity monitoring form will be treated as confidential and used for statistical purposes only.

Carers UK anonymises all applications prior to shortlisting.

Carers UK are actively interviewing for this role as we receive applications.

Carers UK reserves the right to appoint at any stage, should an outstanding candidate emerge

Carers UK may carry out online and social media checks before a formal offer is made


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