Administration Apprentice Athona Ltd

A fantastic opportunity to be placed within an established recruitment organisation based in Warley, Brentwood. A great chance for an individual to flourish in a family orientated, energetic environment.

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Closing date: 17 Oct 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

    40 hours per week Mon to Fri, 9.00am – 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    09 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The successful candidate will be required to undertake a  range of tasks and duties.

  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing post
  • Meeting and greeting customers
  • Filing, scanning and photocopying
  • All general admin roles to support the recruiters
  • Answering the telephones
  • Writing and posting job adverts
  • Liaising with recruitment agencies and internal customers
  • Pre-screening candidates via telephone
  • Proactively sourcing candidates using CV search facilities online
  • Shortlisting CV’s
  • Updating recruitment spreadsheets and filing recruitment paperwork
  • Arranging interviews and diary management
  • Requesting and chasing references
  • Supporting the department with ad hoc projects

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Computer literate
  • Well organised

Personal qualities

  • Able to work well within a team as well as work confidentially
  • Methodical
  • Possess strong time management
  • Good attention to detail

Qualifications required

  • A-C grades in GCSE English and Maths (or equivalent)

Future prospects

A full time position will be made available to the right candidate.

About the employer

Athona Recruitment was formed in 2003 in response to a demand for honest, reliable and professional solutions. We focus on specialist recruitment in hospital doctors, allied health, and nursing and education markets. We are supportive and caring company who pride ourselves on our honest approach, our professionalism and our drive and determination to offer a world class service. We offer real opportunities for individuals to be able to flourish in our family orientated energetic environment.


Athona Ltd


Juniper House

Warley Hill Business Park

The Drive


CM13 3BE

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Training provider

TheLightBulb will provide the full  Level 2 Business Administration apprenticeship framework. This will include the 3 day Technical Certificate course and exam at our offices in Basildon.

You will also complete your Functional Skills (Maths, English and ICT) if required

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The LightBulb Limited


Andrea Gregory 01268 270648

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Closing date: 17 Oct 2017