Apprentice Administrator Cascade Holdings Limited

General office Administration duties including answering the telephone to customers and dealing with their queries, data inputting, working with Excel and Spreadsheets, general marketing admin, incoming and outgoing post and filing.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    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 8.30 - 17.00 Lunch 13.00-13.30 Holiday 20 days per year excluding bank holidays

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    18 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001231480

  • Positions

    1 available

This vacancy is for a general Administration role in a busy enviroment. Your duties would include working with Excel and spreadsheets aswell as other microsoft office software, general marketing administration, incoming and outgoing post, answering phone queries and directing calls to the appropriate member of staff and filing.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A knowledge of microsoft office would be an advantage
  • An exellant telephone manner

Personal qualities

  • Good communicator
  • Works well in a pressured and very busy environment. 
  • Passion to work well to achieve a prmanent role after the 12 month Apprenticeship

Qualifications required

GCSE A-C in English and Maths or equivalent.

Future prospects

Permanent role after 12 months and possibility of more than National Minimum Wage for the right candidate.

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

Cascade is now one of the UK’s largest suppliers of decorative lighting, with product on the shelves of major department stores, DIY chains and supermarkets. Over 50 years ago this family owned company first began to manufacture Table and Floor lamps as a complementary addition to their then existing product, occasional furniture.

Employer

Cascade Holdings Limited

Address

Ace Mill

Gorse Street

Chadderton

Oldham

OL9 9RJ

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Training provider

  • Business Administration NVQ
  • Functional Skills Maths, English and ICT
  • PLTS
  • Employers Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

OLDHAM ENGINEERING GROUP TRAINING ASSOCIATION LIMITED (THE)

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Oldham Engineering Group Training Association Limited (The)

Contact

Kathryn Chew 0161 624 5360 kchew@otctraining.co.uk


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Closing date: 30 Aug 2017