Business Administration Apprenticeship Recruitment Solutions (Southwest) Ltd

A fantastic opportunity to work for a busy and welcoming recruitment firm in central Exeter as an Administrator.

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Closing date: 27 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    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).

  • Working week

    Monday- Friday 8am-5pm 40hpw

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    10 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Working within a small, independent Recruitment Agency, you will be supporting the Administrator with the daily and weekly tasks, these will include; completing and compiling the weekly wage sheets for the Temp staff, inputting onto the Payroll, completing reference checks on clients, photocopying ID and qualifications of clients, contacting customers about enquiries, answers incoming telephone calls and meeting visitors as required.

Other duties may include:

  • Keeping the reception tidy
  • Sorting and distributing post
  • Researching Business data and archived reports
  • Invoicing
  • Input data into PGL databases
  • Order and monitor the levels of stationery for the organisation on a monthly basis
  • Any other Admin duties seen fit by your supervisor

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good customer service sklls
  • Methodical approach
  • Organised
  • Good telephone manner
  • A good level of ICT skills
  • A good level of Maths and English 

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and approachable
  • Good use of own initiative
  • Confident and hardworking
  • Mature attitude
  • Being able to work as part of a team
  • Self motivated
  • Trustworthy  
  • Willingness and eager to learn
  • Professional

Qualifications required

GCSE English and Maths C grade+ preferred (or equivalent).

Future prospects

The employer is looking to hire an apprentice who will stay and grow with the company once the apprenticeship has finished. There maybe opportunities for further progression onto Level 3 courses, such as Business and Administration or Customer Service.

Things to consider

Please make sure that you are able to get to work each day and enjoy customer interaction.

About the employer

The employer specialises in the recruitment of permanent and temporary staff for the logistics and warehousing industry. Based in central Exeter, the office is a busy hub.


Recruitment Solutions (Southwest) Ltd


6 Charlotte Mews

Pavilion Place



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Training provider

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Business and Administration
  • Level 2 Certificate in Business and Administration
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths
  • Functional Skills Level 1 ICT
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by P G L Construction Training


Alberto Pitocco

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Closing date: 27 Sep 2017