Business Administration Apprenticeship SUPPORTIVE SRC LTD

This is a 18 month Apprenticeship working towards a Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration qualification.

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    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).

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Assisting with the recruitment process
  • Processing training data and preparing resources
  • Assisting with invoicing and payroll
  • Answering the telephones and redirecting calls as required
  • Data input using various operating systems
  • Process incoming and outgoing mail
  • Preparation of room/refreshments for meetings
  • General filing
  • Ordering office supplies
  • Taking minutes at meetings and generating/distributing to relevant personnel
  • Assisting with Petty Cash
  • Any other duties as required within a general scope of the post.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Polite Telephone Manner
  • Good computer skills with knowledge of all Microsoft Systems
  • Excellent communication, organisational and administrative skills
  • Good assessment and analytical skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Able to work upon own initiative with minimal supervision when required
  • Ability to work effectively within a busy office environment

Personal qualities

  • Trustworthy,
  • Honest
  • Reliable

Qualifications required

  • Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration
  • Minimum of Level 1 Functional Skills in Maths, IT and English or Grades A-C GCSE's or the equivalent

Future prospects

This opportunity will lead to a full time position on completion of a successful Apprenticeship.

About the employer

We are Supportive, formally known as The Social Resource Centre, a registered charity and not for profit organisation founded in 1994 to support people in County Durham to live full and active lives with the freedom of choice in their own future. Our professional quality volunteer transport, domiciliary home care, training and support services, are managed from our base in Ferryhill where we offer premium care and reliability to people of all ages in the cities, towns and villages in the County Durham area. We have a full 100% good rating from the Care Quality Commision (CQC) At Supportive we care. We place people at the heart of everything we do, delivering independence and support to those who need us, those who invest in us and those around us. As a charity we support initiatives to bring comfort, companionship and happiness to the vulnerable and isolated within our communities and we welcome support and donations in whatever form they come. Supportive is currently the only provider of domiciliary health care for Durham County Council which operates within the not for profit sector out of the nine main providers used by the Council. The ethos of Supportive is to deliver trusted community services, providing the best possible conditions for staff and providing customers with a reliable, caring service.




Unit 7a

Dean & Chapter Industrial Estate


DL17 8LH

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Training provider

  • Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in IT
  • ERR & PLTS

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Optimum Skills Limited


Laura Frew 01325 311832

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017