HR Apprentice Sparks Managed Services Ltd

To provide a systematic learning process for new entrants to obtain job training under close and frequent supervision in order to develop the ability to perform the whole range of routine clerical tasks.

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Closing date: 24 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    24 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

In particular, the post holder will be responsible for:

Undertaking training / experiential development in clerical duties typified by:

  • Supporting the HR and Payroll Department with day to day administration.
  • Supporting the maintenance of confidential personnel files
  • Contribute to the workflow of the HR and Payroll Operations Team, including recruitment and selection, employee records maintenance, employee contracts, absence management and induction processes.
  • Work on specific projects identified by members of the HR and Payroll team.
  • Undertake all appropriate training and development in accordance with a planned programme 

Undertaking training and experiential development in text processing duties typified by:

  • Competence Qualification
  • Knowledge Qualification
  • Combined/Knowledge Qualification
  • Employment Rights & Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills (if applicable)
  • Obtaining a detailed knowledge of the College Services provision
  • Training in the use of computer systems. undertaking any other training / experiential development as may be determined after negotiation between management, the post holder and appropriate trade unions
  • Opertating established and new technology based office equipment receiving visitors and arranging appropriate hospitality undertaking all appropriate training and staff development activity in accordance with a planned programme of development for the post
  • Maintaining a safe and healthy working environment in accordance with the College's Health and Safety policies and procedures, in association with other colleagues and managers
  • Ensuring that all relevant work activities underpin the College's commitment to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults
  • Undertaking any other duties and responsibilities as may be determined after negotiation between management, the post holder and appropriate Trade Unions.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Information Technology
  • Administration Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Numeracy Skills
  • Listening Skills
  • Team Building Skills
  • Literacy Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Organisational Skills

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work within a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff at all levels
  • Awareness of customer care.

Qualifications required

  • 5 GCSE's Including English and Maths (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Progression onto a Level 4 Business Administration Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

You will attend The Sheffield College five days per week with the occasional class to help with your coursework.

About the employer

Sheffield College (The)


Sparks Managed Services Ltd


Granville Road


S2 2RL

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Training provider

  • Business Administration Level 3 Diploma
  • Functional Skills at Level 2 English and Maths.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sheffield College


Roberta Fox

Other information

The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click the apply button. This will take you through to The Sheffield College Apprentice Application Portal.

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

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Closing date: 24 Sep 2017