Apprentice – Business Support City of York Council

3 apprenticeships working within a Corporate Business Support Team.

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Closing date: 21 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    37 Hours per week

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

We have an exciting opportunity for three apprentices within a busy and fast paced Corporate Business Support Team. The successful candidates will work across multiple Business Support areas which could include Planning, Scanning & Mail, HR, Children’s & Adult’s Services & Legal Services. You will learn and develop skills in a variety of administration functions, providing support across a wide range of teams.
You need to have good oral and written communication skills, be computer literate, and have an ability to learn new skills.
Some of the things you can expect to be involved with are:
  • Maintaining computerised records, data inputting and producing associated management information
  • Ensuring all correspondence relating to customer enquiries are recorded and dealt with
  • Generating standard letters and documents
  • Maintaining filing systems
  • Answering and responding to telephone calls
  • Undertaking photocopying and scanning
  • Processing purchase orders and invoices
  • Providing a diary service for other members of staff, arranging appointments, as necessary

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Organised
  • ICT skills
  • Flexible and willing to learn
  • Reliable
  • Commitment to work-based learning
  • Enthusiastic

Personal qualities

  • Confident
  • Friendly
  • Able to work in large teams

Qualifications required

5 GCSE's including English, Maths and ICT

Future prospects

To move on to management qualifications or a career in business administration

About the employer

An exciting opportunity to be part of one of the largest and most diverse workforces in the city. We are a modern council, with high standards in all we do, living up to our values and making it a great place to work. We have a supportive culture that enables our employees to make the most of their skills and enjoy a healthy work/life balance, offering you an exciting place in which to develop your career. You will be able to make a real difference to people’s lives in a cosmopolitan city that boasts a strong local economy and a growing number of prominent companies.


City of York Council


West Offices 1st Floor



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Training provider

Business Admin level 3 Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City of York Council


Jenny Jobe 01904551193

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

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Closing date: 21 Sep 2017