Personal Assistant Administration Apprentice Level 3 St Quintin

A diverse entrepreneurial business that includes property development, estate agency and other activities, St Quintin Property Group is offering a quite unique opportunity for a motivated and keen advanced administration apprentice to train as the MD’s personal assistant. You will need to travel around different offices.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    To be agreed upon appointment

  • Working week

    37 hours per week including College day

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    30 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

At the heart of the role of a Personal Assistant is excellent organisation and communication. Our MD runs a portfolio of interesting businesses and has offices across Bournemouth, Poole, Ringwood, Ferndown and Wimborne.

This is a really exciting opportunity for someone keen to support him with:

  • Diary management
  • Meetings
  • Travel
  • Visitors
  • Managing data
  • Dealing with telephone and email traffic
  • Liaising with managers
  • Generally keeping on top of a hectic schedule.

You would be required to travel across sites as needed so a full clean driving licence is required. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Great at organisation and managing workload
  • A multi tasker
  • Excellent IT skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Strong customer service standards
  • Good communication skills, verbal and written
  • Good standard of written English
  • Great telephone manner

Personal qualities

  • Helpful and approachable
  • Able to use initiative and problem solve
  • Calm and polite
  • Professional attitude
  • Flexible and adaptable

Qualifications required

You must have at least four GCSEs at grade C or 4 and above or equivalent, including English and Maths, and a Level 2 Business Administration apprenticeship or equivalent.

Future prospects

Prospect of a permanent position for the right candidate on completion of the Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

You would be required to travel across sites as needed so a full clean driving licence is required. NOTE: If your application is successful, you must attend an initial interview with Bournemouth & Poole College before your details are put forward to this employer. This will be arranged by an invitation from The College. This is not an interview for the job. 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). For more information visit:

About the employer

Estate agency


St Quintin



Victoria Road


BH22 9HZ

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Training provider

  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English and IT Level 2
  • Employers Rights and Responsibilities
  • One day a week at College for six months of the twelve month course.

You will receive in-house training on the job.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bournemouth & Poole College


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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017