Apprentice Insurance Administrator CONNECT INSURANCE BROKERS LIMITED

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an independent insurance brokers based in Hanley. Connect Insurance are looking for an Apprentice to join the team to undertake insurance administrative tasks.

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Closing date: 10 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    10 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001206960

  • Positions

    1 available

Tasks to be undertaken on a daily basis:

  • Responding to customer needs and requirements in an appropriate manner
  • To liaise with insurers and negotiate renewals, new business quotes, changes and alterations to the policy
  • To ensure all FCA or other regulatory body standards are met as well as internal company practices and procedures
  • General administrative tasks such as answering calls, taking messages or redirecting to the relevant person
  • Data input and post

Please note all training will be provided to support you within the role.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to identify and respond appropriately to an individual customers level of understanding
  • Excellent ability to work in a team
  • Effective verbal, written and oral communications skills
  • Responsibilities attitude towards the handling of information, including the ability to collect, analyse and summarise information
  • Ability to work under pressures

Personal qualities

  • Act in an honest, open and ethical manner at all times with both the customer and the firm in all matters
  • Have a customer focused approach
  • Ensure that business transactions are conducted in a way that is clear and straightforward
  • Act with integrity by demonstrating fairness and impartiality
  • Actively seek feedback from customers, insurers and colleagues

Qualifications required

GCSE A*-C or equivalent in English and Mathematics.

Future prospects

To progress onto the General Insurance Level 3 Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

Connect Insurance are a completely independent broker who pride ourselves on customer care and loyalty. We are celebrating our 25th Anniversary in 2014. Since becoming established we have built strong, personal relationships with a vast range of UK based Insurance Underwriters that allow us to offer our clients not only peace of mind, but also more competitive premiums.

Employer

CONNECT INSURANCE BROKERS LIMITED

Address

Connect House

Foundry Street

Stoke-on-Trent

ST1 5HE

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Training provider

General Insurance Level NVQ 2.

Apprenticeship will include:

  • NVQ
  • Technical Certificate
  • Functional Skills
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Apprenticeship framework

Providing Financial Services

Training provider

BABINGTON BUSINESS COLLEGE LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Babington Business College

Contact

Rosie Lyon 01332345450 rosie.lyon@babingtongroup.co.uk


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Closing date: 10 Sep 2017