Office Administrator Apprentice UNISYSTEMS FREIGHT (UK) LIMITED

We are looking for someone to come and join our office team. We will show and teach you how an office works. You will be answering calls, ordering supplies, dealing with courier deliveries, talking to clients and suppliers. We would. Like you to learn about imports and exports, how goods leave other countries and arrive in the UK.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.00

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 5.30pm, (which includes 1 hour for lunch)

    Total hours per week: 45.00

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    30 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001266265

  • Positions

    1 available

Office Apprentice – we are looking for someone to come and join our office team. We will show and teach you how an office works.

You will be:

  • Answering calls
  • Ordering supplies
  • Dealing with courier deliveries
  • Talking to clients and suppliers

We would like you to learn about imports and exports, how goods leave other countries and arrive in the UK.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good written and verbal skills. 
  • Able to adhere to confidentiality and data protection requirements. 
  • Attention to detail. 
  • Able to work on own initiative.
  • Willing to ask and willing to learn. 
  • Experience of using Microsoft Office, e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook.

Personal qualities

  • Friendly.
  • Reliable.
  • Ambitious.
  • Trustworthy.
  • Presentable.
  • Good personality and good sense of humour.

Qualifications required

Good GCSE (or equivalent) results (A*-C) are desirable.

Future prospects

Ideally once the course is completed you will stay with the company for a long term position. Either way, we will help and encourage you during your time with us.

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

Unisystems Freight UK Ltd is part of the Unisystems Freight (Holdings ) Group of companies. It is a family owned business which has been trading for over 25 yrs. There are 17 full time staff, aging from 17 – 70.

Employer

UNISYSTEMS FREIGHT (UK) LIMITED

Address

Perry Road

Witham

CM8 3UD

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Training provider

  • Ixion Holdings will provide the apprenticeship framework which will include Level 2 BTEC/Diploma, Functional Skills, Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR), and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS).
  • Ixion Holdings will ensure Health & Safety, and Equality & Diversity.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

IXION HOLDINGS (CONTRACTS) LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Ixion Holdings (Contracts) Limited

Contact

Steven Vasiliou 07507 558470 steven.vasiliou@ixionholdings.com


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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017