Apprentice Office Secretary Thornley Groves (Sale) Ltd

Thornley Groves are looking for an enthusiastic individual to provide support to the Sales team in the management of documentation in relation to all Sales.

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Closing date: 10 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 9:00am - 5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    11 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Taking telephone calls from clients, solicitors etc
  • Ordering Brochures
  • Typing up new documents
  • Creating house floor plans
  • Creating invoices
  • Filing and data entry

General administration tasks as detailed

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Competent in Microsoft packages                     
  • Confident on the phone
  • Good organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • To be able to prioritise workloads
  • Good written communication

Personal qualities

  • Loyal
  • Committed
  • Hard working
  • Enthusiastic
  • Team player
  • Good time keeping
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Positive attitude

Qualifications required

GCSE’s A-C including Maths and English or equivalent.

Future prospects

The successful candidate is encouraged to grow within their own role and progress within the company. If they express an interest in continuing their employment into a different area of the company then this is always encouraged so long as the position, suits the individual and meets the needs of the business.

Things to consider

1. Located in town centre so proximity to shops, eateries and transport links. 2. Loyalty day is offered to employees who are with us for 3+ years. This means they get an extra day’s holiday to use at any time in the given year, which is not deducted from their overall annual holiday allowance. 3. The company usually provides an annual Christmas Party, for which most expenses are paid for. 4. The company employs a great team and many of the staff refer to the team as being like a family. 5. Sometimes get involved in Charity Events, like the Manchester 10K Run, or Christmas Jumper Day.

About the employer

Established in 1991 from a single branch in Altrincham. Today Thornley Groves has 9 branches across central, North and South Manchester employing over 120 of the regions most passionate property professionals. In 2016 we sold £256m of property, handled over 2,000 lets and continue to manage more than 3000 properties for our Landlord clients.


Thornley Groves (Sale) Ltd


90 School Road


M33 7XB

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Training provider

Full on-the-job training and support will be provided to enable the successful applicant to undertake the full range of duties required of the role.

In addition, training will also be provided towards the Apprenticeship in through in-house delivery.

  • The Qualification consists of the following: Business Administration Level 2.
  • Technical certificate
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills in Literacy and Numeracy (if relevant)

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

Training for Today

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training for Today


Sam Singh Eyley 01332345450

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Closing date: 10 Sep 2017