Apprentice Administrator Bridging The Gap

We are looking for a keen apprentice to assist with the day-to-day running of the office. The position requires an organised person able to effectively work in a busy office; reliability, patience and an ability to self motivate are highly valued.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 01 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

    Monday to Friday, 9:30am - 5:30pm 40hpw

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    30 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

About the Job Role

  • Greet visitors
  • Signing in visitors, staff and young people
  • Answer the telephones and taking accurate messages
  • Give information and advice
  • Keep the reception area and office clean and tidy
  • All aspects of administration, including:
  • Checking Diary on a daily basis for meetings, reminding keyworkers of meetings planned.
  • Preparing the offices for meetings
  • Typing of reports, memos, letters
  • Filing
  • Take minutes of meetings & agendas
  • Checking and replying to e-mails on a daily basis
  • The post requires excellent, all round communication skills, an ability to work as a team player, flexibility and someone who is enthusiastic. The successful candidate will work closely with the Senior Support Worker, Manager and Managing Director.














Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Strong communication skills, both written and verbal Ability to type letters and other documents Ability to use ICT is essential, with specific reference to Microsoft Word and Excel. A good typing speed with a high level of accuracy Ability to prioritise effectively and to cope with the demands of a busy office Ability to use initiative as well as follow instructions

Personal qualities

The best type of person suited to this job is someone who has the following characteristics: Absolute integrity and discretion when dealing with confidential information Diplomatic approach towards professionals, multi-agency workers and young people, and the ability to promote Bridging the Gap s values in all communications A desire to learn and advance themselves A good sense of humour A calm and positive manner An open and friendly person A good team player, supportive towards colleagues To be able to self-motivate

Qualifications required

GCSE A-D English and Maths or equivalent.

Future prospects

This position will offer an insight and understanding of general administration within a busy office environment in the Health and Social Care sector.

Things to consider

The post is conditional upon a satisfactory enhanced DBS and Barred list check. Primarily computer based work The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Supported Accommodation for young people from 16-25years, offering support to increase independent living skills whilst receiving emotional support.


Bridging The Gap


177-179 Nelson Road,




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Training provider

Level 2 Business Administration Apprenticeship Attendance to MidKent College Maidstone will be required as part of this Apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Mid Kent College of H & FE


Hannah Gibbs

Employer's Application Instructions

MidKent College JobShop invites you to apply for the vacancy detailed above by using the below "Apply" link. At the JobShop, we use CVMinder to manage all of our jobs securely. Select "Apply" to continue. Once completed, your application status may be reviewed in your secure, personal CVMinder account at

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Oct 2017