Administration Apprentice Quality Heating Services Ltd

We are looking for five apprentices to work within our customer service centre. In addition to receiving calls from our clients and scheduling appointments for our engineers, there will also be a variety of general clerical duties. Two of the five roles will include assisting the payroll department and can be discussed and agreed at interview.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £240.00

  • Working week

    40 hour flexible shift rota. Currently 10-7 including 1 in 6 Saturdays. Shift timings likely to vary during the year according to business needs and will be discussed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    05 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001222258

  • Positions

    5 available

We are looking for five apprentices to work within our busy customer service centre. The role involves taking calls from our clients, booking and scheduling appointments for our service engineers. The role will also involve general office duties.

Duties include: 

  • Making and receiving telephone calls from our clients
  • Scheduling appointments using our in house management system
  • General clerical duties
  • Liaison with staff at all levels i.e. Service Engineers, Managers and Admin Staff
  • For two successful candidates the role will include assisting the payroll department in supporting the business with duties such as collating invoices and timesheets - also to be discussed at interview.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

A good level of literacy and computer skills

Personal qualities

  • Accurate and reliable
  • Polite telephone manner
  • Friendly motivated and organised
  • Able to work on your own or as a team member

Qualifications required

Must have GCSE (A to C) in English and Maths and hold or be prepared to study for a Level 1 in ICT or demonstrate equivalent competence.

Future prospects

Potential to progress on to a Level 3 (Advanced) Apprenticeship. A successful apprentice will be offered a permanent full time role.

Things to consider

The location is very well served by public transport. The applicant will be required to work a flexible 40hrs shift rota. Hours to be agreed at interview. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DO NOT MEET THE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS. All shortlisted applicants will be expected to: • Confirm their ability to travel to and from this place of work • Participate in a telephone screening with the training provider • Have a passion to study the qualification and a good understanding of the profession • Research the company before applying for this vacancy

About the employer

Quality Heating Services Ltd provides a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week service primarily within the social housing sector, covering the installation, servicing and repair of gas fired central heating appliances, systems and controls.

We pride ourselves on the highest level of service and support that we give to all of our customers.

We have real time reporting on live jobs using our Field Service Plus work management system which can be accessed via the internet by a our clients, providing full transparency of service delivery.

In addition, we carry out meter installation, replacement and repair work for OnStream (part of the National Grid)

Our objective is to deliver a high quality, cost effective service, focused on our customer's needs. We operate a stringent Customer Care approach for the benefit of our customers.

Employer

Quality Heating Services Ltd

Address

9 Marlborough Trading Estate

High Wycombe

HP11 2LB

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Training provider

To achieve the apprenticeship you will be required to complete the following:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Business and Administration
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate
  • Provide us with evidence of your Level 1/2 Functional Skills in English, Maths, and ICT or appropriate GCSE certificates
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

An Apprenticeship is a job with an accompanying skills development programme designed by employers in the sector. It allows the apprentice to gain technical knowledge and real practical experience, along with functional and personal skills, required for their immediate job and future career. These are acquired through a mix of learning in the workplace, formal off-the-job training and the opportunity to practice and embed new skills in a real work context.

Examples of the units you will work toward - Communication in a business environment - Manage personal performance and development - Develop working relationships with colleagues - Principles of providing administrative services  - Principles of business document production and information management - Understand employer organisations.

You will be expected to produce an electronic portfolio of all of your work.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

AMERSHAM & WYCOMBE COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Amersham & Wycombe College

Contact

Alexandra De Boise 01494415852 acdeboise@amersham.ac.uk


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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017