Care UK


Credit Controller

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  • CO4 9QB
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  • Contract: Permanent 

    Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week

    Based: Colchester


    Fantastic opportunity for a competent Credit Control professional to join an award winning, rapidly expanding organisation in our diverse and close knit Credit Control team of 8, within our wider Finance team.

    This role is key to ensure that we are providing a robust credit control service for our Care Homes. The post-holder will be required to meet performance targets in order to achieve optimum cash flow through maximising cash collections. Additionally the role will act as a pivotal link for credit control issues and after sales service between Finance, Care Homes, Regional Directors and our Customers.

    Excellent communication skills are a prerequisite as the role requires developing positive and effective relationships with divisional and finance stakeholders, in addition to Care Home colleagues. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to work in a high control environment and be able to exhibit excellent customer service skills.

    Further growth prospects continue to be strong and the division and group are well placed to take advantage of the opportunities presented to key players in the market. Consequently the internal environment is fast paced and continually evolving, providing an excellent opportunity for individuals seeking to make a significant impact.


    About us

    Established 40 years ago, Care UK is one of the largest providers of residential care for older people, with over 12,000 employees and over 150 homes across the UK. We are the most awarded care home provider for the last two years, with more outstanding rated homes than any other provider.*That's why we're trusted by over 8,500 families. Our care homes provide a range of care services, from short-term respite care to nursing and specialist dementia care. We are committed to providing excellent care and have the highest quality ratings of the five biggest care home providers.

    We are growing, with an ambitious new build programme, having opened over 40 homes since 2013. We continue to grow and are building between six and ten homes a year, as well as continuing to invest in our older homes.

    *As rated by the Care Quality Commission in England and the Care Inspectorate in Scotland.



    • Experience working in a credit control role is highly desirable
    • Team player
    • Excellent communication skills verbal and in writing
    • Experience or knowledge within the care industry is desirable
    • Experience using Agresso is also desirable


Care UK is committed to ensuring that it employs people with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and will assess every applicant fairly regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical/mental disability or offending background. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working with us, it will depend on the nature of the role and background of any offence.