Business Administration Apprentice Rainbow International Ltd

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to help administrate our business. Good communication skills are essential on the telephone, email and social media.

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Closing date: 30 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 to Friday

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to support our organisation with the administrative duties in an office environment. You will be an integral part of our company and will have an extremely busy and varied role. It is a fantastic opportunity to learn and gain experience in Business Administration.


  • Greeting visitors on reception
  • Answering phones and dealing with basic queries
  • Respond to email and social media enquiries
  • Assisting colleagues and helping with paperwork
  • Updating information onto the company database
  • Filing & photocopying
  • Assist promoting and marketing our business via social media

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • IT literate and familiar with social media
  • Self motivated with a positive mind set
  • Work calmly and effectively under pressure

Personal qualities

  • Desire to succeed and willing to learn
  • Ability to get on with customers and collegues
  • Be smart and well presented

Qualifications required

  • Englisha and Maths GCSE (or equivalent) grade C+.
  • Other grades will be considered after a Shipley College skills assessment

Future prospects

The employer is looking to offer full employment or progression to the next level apprenticeship on a successful completion of this one.

Things to consider

Please note that if a suitable candidate is found before the deadline then this vacancy will close.

About the employer

Rainbow International has been supplying Disaster Recovery & Specialist Cleaning services to a wide range of commercial & industrial customers in the UK since 1987, and from humble beginnings has developed into the leading service supplier in the UK. Today, Rainbow restores tens of thousands of homes each year following a fire, flood, escape of water or accidental damage incident. Over 60 branches cover the entire country, ensuring our service and commitment to our customer base meets our own aspirations of quality, reliability, delivering an effective and cost efficient service, anywhere in the UK, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. With unrivalled capacity in our market sector, we provide a truly local service with the backing and strength of a national brand and support programme.


Rainbow International Ltd


Unit 1

Briar Rhydding House Unit 1

Briar Rhydding


BD17 7JW

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Training provider

  • Training will be provided via day release at Shipley College. 
  • You will undertake a level 2 NVQ in Business Administration over the course of this apprenticeship. The qualifications and experience gained on this Apprenticeship will allow you to apply for further roles within this sector.
  • Functional Skills as required
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Shipley College


Cameron O'Donnell 01274 327400

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017