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Business Administration Assistant Level 2
Location
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Salary
£156.00 per week

Employer

Unit 26 Plympton Park
Bell Close
Plymouth
Devon
PL7 4FD
01752 663517
Vacancy Title: Business Administration Apprentice Level 2

Description

Working week:

Monday to Friday 08:30 - 17:30

40 Hours per week

Vacancy short description:

Exciting opportunity for a confident and professional individual to provide administrative support with SW Blinds and Interiors Ltd, helping with the running of their administration department.

Vacancy description:

The role will entail a wide range of tasks including the following:

  • Answering telephone calls, filtering calls and handling general enquiries
  • Responding to email enquiries or passing them on to the relevant colleague to handle
  • Accurate input of data into spreadsheets
  • Making bank payments online
  • Inputting quality control data onto spreadsheets
  • Working with Sales team to record potential customer data and assist with marketing
  • Filing and maintaining accurate paperwork
  • Attend staff meetings, taking notes when required
  • General housekeeping tasks

Training to be provided:

You will receive specific on the job training from the employer in your workplace. Off the job training will be provided by Achievement Training in the following areas:

  • QCF Diploma in Business and Administration Level 2
  • Certificate in Business Administration Skills Level 2
  • Apprentices without Level 1 English and Maths will need to achieve this level and take the test for Level 2 English and Maths prior to completion of their Apprenticeship
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilites (ERR)

Skills required:

  • A good level of English, both in written and verbal communication
  • Confident level of maths, able to work with figures accurately
  • Good general IT Skills, able to confidently use Microsoft Office package, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to communicate confidently on the phone and in person with potential customers, suppliers and colleagues etc
  • Enthusiasm, good work ethic
  • Honest, reliable and punctual
  • Commitment and perseverance
  • Sense of humour and a 'can do' attitude

Personal qualities: 

  • Polite and friendly to both customers and colleagues
  • Professional manner
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Smart appearance
  • Flexibility in order to support all team members
  • The ability to maintain absolute confidentiality of information

Qualifications required:

Good general education to GCSE, or equivalent level.

Future prospects:

Employment opportunities may be offered to the successful candidate on completion of the Apprenticeship as you will have built a good relationship with the team and knowledge of the role. Progression opportunities may also include advanced and higher Apprenticeships, including which can equate to:

  • NVQ Level 3 equivalent - 2 A Levels
  • NVQ Level 4 equivalent - Higher Education Certificate/BTEC
  • NVQ Level 5 equivalent - Higher Education Diploma/Foundation Degree

Other important information:

From April 2019 the National Minimum Wage for Apprentices rises to £3.90 per hour. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. If you want any advice on your pay, you can contact the Pay and Work Rights Helpline on 0800 917 2368 or visit www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage. Otherwise, all Apprentices come under your normal terms of employment ranging from holidays, to sick pay and disciplinary procedures.

If we receive a large number of applications the closing date may be brought forward.

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