Apprentice Administrator The Best Connection

The Best Connection Group Limited is looking to appoint an Apprentice Administrator to join its team based in Tyseley, Birmingham. You will be supporting a team of recruitment consultants working on some of our largest contracts.

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Your working week will consist of 37.5 hours with 1 hour’s lunch break each day. As this is an Apprentice position, the initial contract will be for 12 months.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    15 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    05 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Working in a friendly, busy, recruitment environment, key functions of the role are:

  • Processing applicant starter paperwork
  • Processing Criminal record (DBS) checks.
  • Reference checking potential applicants via phone and email
  • Other ad-hoc administrative tasks

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You will need to be computer literate, with excellent Word and Excel skills. Good communication, a flexible approach to prioritising workloads, high levels of accuracy and excellent attention to detail.
  • You will also need to be able to multi-task and work in a busy environment.

Personal qualities

  • Confident, friendly individual who can work as a part of a team and independantly.

Qualifications required

  • Ideally holding A-C or equivalent in Maths and English at GCSE although not mandatory.

Future prospects

This apprentice position attracts a starting salary of £10,500, with regular rises in salary subject to satisfactory reviews. Initially you will be entitled to 28 days paid holiday per annum, rising to 33 days after 2 years employment inclusive of statutory holidays.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

The Best Connection, an Equal Opportunities Employer, was formed in 1991. The company has a network of over 80 branches throughout the UK from which it specialises in the supply of temporary labour to the industrial, HGV, warehouse and distribution sectors. With a peaked turnover of £319 million, The Best Connection is one of the largest providers of Industrial and driving staff in the UK.


The Best Connection



Warwick Road


B11 2HJ

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Training provider

The Best Connection is committed to fulfilling your potential and provides an outstanding opportunity for career development.   

  • Your personal development will begin by your enrolment on an Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship in Administration
  • Supported throughout by our in house training team. 

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Fleetmaster Training Limited


Rachel Boocock

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2017