Apprentice Business Administrator Bamboo Recruitment Ltd

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Apprentice Business Administrator to join a specialist recruitment company based in Withington, Manchester. The successful applicant will have a genuine opportunity to develop a long-term career with this business gaining industry-recognised qualifications. Apply now to begin your career.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £131.25 - £187.50

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm 30 mins lunch

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    16 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Apprentice Business Administrator to join a specialist recruitment business, based in Withington, Manchester.

If you’re bright, positive, professional and an intelligent and articulate individual this role is the right role for you. You’ll need to be confident within yourself and take control and ownership of your duties. This is an excellent role if you’re looking to launch your career with a professional, well-established business.

The successful applicant will have a genuine opportunity to develop a long-term career with this business gaining key skills within a fast-paced business environment. The business is keen to develop the right candidate and provide key training to develop a successful career.

You would be joining a unique company with a very professional approach, and this is a hands-on role, in a very proactive team. You need to be confident in dealing with people, enjoy multitasking and problem-solving, and have good PC skills.

General duties and responsibilities include:

  • Handling incoming calls/emails
  • Sending and chasing references
  • Formatting CVs
  • Sending out email marketing
  • Completing and updating spreadsheets
  • Placing and updating job advertisements on websites
  • Collating statistics
  • Responding to emails
  • Administration of pre and post interview documentation
  • Data entry and cleansing of client and candidate database
  • Diary management
  • Promotion of goods and services
  • Provide a high level of customer service
  • Accounts administration
  • Sales order processing/administration
  • Assisting department on various administration tasks
  • Liaising with other team members to achieve objectives
  • Updating files, updating the database
  • Sending out offer letters to both clients and candidates
  • Sourcing candidates for roles through database and websites
  • Updating website and blog
  • Updating social network sites
  • Speculatively sending out abbreviated CV for candidates actively seeking work

The successful candidate will have the following skills:

  • Strong verbal and written communication with a self-assured personality
  • A passion to deliver first-class customer service
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office
  • Minimum grade C for GCSE English and Maths (or equivalent)
  • An excellent and confident telephone manner
  • Have an outwardly positive and passionate demeanour
  • A great eye for detail and excellent organisational skills
  • A helpful and willing attitude with a determination to succeed and excel

Benefits include:

  • 28 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Extra days leave for birthday
  • Full on the job training provided
  • Genuine opportunity to progress within the company
  • Achieve nationally recognised qualifications

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication with a self-assured personality
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office
  • An excellent and confident telephone manner
  • A great attention to detail and excellent organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • Have an outwardly positive and passionate demeanour
  • The ability to maintain the honesty and integrity of the firm
  • Team player
  • Ability to take and follow instructions accurately
  • Punctual

Qualifications required

Minimum Grade C for GCSE English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

Future prospects

Successful candidates will be able to progress to a permanent role within the business if the business is satisfied that the candidate is suitable for the role and has successfully completed their apprenticeship.

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

Bamboo Resourcing provides flexible supportive recruitment, training and networking solutions. With over 25 years’ experience in the care and childcare recruitment field we are experts at sourcing staff within these sectors and follow strict guidelines in our recruitment processes so regardless of whether you are a client sourcing staff for your provision, or a candidate sourcing a new challenge you can be confident of a professional service. With our personal approach we engage in discussions with all our candidates and clients to ensure we have an understanding of your recruitment needs and job requirements. This enables us to make a suitable match between the employer and one of our stringently screened candidates. If you are a candidate we offer support throughout the whole recruitment process to ensure you feel as confident and informed as possible regards the roles we put you forward for. We will give honest opinions in regards to your readiness for roles and offer assistance. To support our recruitment services we also offer training within the sector and run networking events that both clients and management level candidates can attend free of charge. To ensure you have the full resources to run your provision effectively; and as a candidate be the best you can be we have also forged partnerships with external training providers, Early Years consultants and a HR organisation who can offer additional support.


Bamboo Recruitment Ltd


Britannia House


Wellington Road


M20 3FU

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Training provider

  • Full Business Admin Apprenticeship incorporating NVQ at Level 2, where evidence will be gathered to build a portfolio showing your competency within the role.
  • Functional Skills to include Maths, English and IT (depending on award and previous qualifications) where a tested part will be completed. 
  • Complete a Technical Certificate to underpin your knowledge of working in the sector, this also comes with a tested part.
  • Full on the job training will also be provided by the employer as well as further external training opportunities.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by THE RECALVI ENTERPRISE LTD


Waqar Hussain 0161 804 0211

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017