Administrative Assistant Apprentice - 12231 Public Health England

Currently seeking an organised and professional administrator to support a large admin function and provide Secretarial/Administrative where required.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £366.61

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9:00 - 17:30

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    25 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001284665

  • Positions

    1 available

Key Responsibilities:

Word-processing and typing or correspondence, manuscripts, minutes and other documents (Microsoft Word, Basic/ Intermediate)

  • Arrange national and international travel and hotel arrangements and flight bookings
  • Produce presentations (Microsoft PowerPoint, Basic level)
  • Organise external and internal meetings: book rooms and refreshments, and take minutes.
  • Use of Internet to retrieve requested information (Microsoft Internet Explorer, basic/intermediate level)
  • Produce tables or graphs (Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access, basic/intermediate level)
  • Assist manning the telephones and deal appropriately with telephone enquiries when required.
  • Greet visitors.
  • Provide flexible cover of secretarial and administrative work within the department.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Required Skills:

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, including an excellent telephone manner and proven ability to work as part of a team.
  • Good organisational skills and an ability to prioritise and manage own work load according to needs.
  • Good attention to detail and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Flexibility and adaptable to working in order to meet competing priorities within timescales/deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as being a team member.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a high level of discretion and confidentiality.

Personal qualities

An enthusiastic and professional attitude and commitment to learning new skills.

Qualifications required

Someone with ideally 5 GCSE grades (C and above) or equivalent, including Maths and English

Future prospects

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programmes offer on-going development tracks.

Things to consider

Required Skills: • Good interpersonal and communication skills, including an excellent telephone manner and proven ability to work as part of a team. • Good organisational skills and an ability to prioritise and manage own work load according to needs. • Good attention to detail and the ability to work with minimal supervision. • Flexibility and adaptable to working in order to meet competing priorities within timescales/deadlines. • Ability to work independently, as well as being a team member. • Must be able to demonstrate a high level of discretion and confidentiality.

About the employer

Public Health England are an executive agency of the Department of Health, and a distinct delivery organisation with operational autonomy to advise and support government, local authorities and the NHS in a professionally independent manner.

Employer

Public Health England

Address

61

Colindale Avenue

London

NW9 5EQ

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Training provider

Business Administration

Programme duration

  • L3 & L4 total duration: 31-39 months
  • Part 1 – Level 3 apprenticeship: 13-15 months
  • Part 2 – Level 4 apprenticeship: 18-24 months

Approximately 3% of training takes place in the QA learning centre classroom. 17% is done in the workplace, through workplace units, face-to-face meetings with your QA Assessor, or developing your portfolio. The remaining time will be spent on your workplace activity.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Professional Administration

Training provider

QA LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by QA Limited

Contact

03450747825 apprenticeships@qa.com


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