Apprentice HR Administrative Assistant Brothers of Charity Services

To provide effective and efficient administrative support in a professional and confidential manner to the HR Team. To assist with a range of admin tasks to support teams across the business.

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Closing date: 03 Oct 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

    Mon-Fri 9.00am – 5pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    11 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Main Duties:

  • General clerical and ad hoc reception cover.
  • To provide a high level of customer service and project a professional company image at all times.
  • To communicate effectively with colleagues, customers and stakeholders and maintain positive working relationships
  • To assist with all HR administrative tasks including recruitment and selection processes
  • To assist in the creation, maintenance and continual improvement of office systems and databases, both hard copy and electronic
  • To assist with the accurate entry and monitoring of information for the HR Team
  • To support with filing and photocopying etc.
  • To assist in the ordering of stationery and other equipment as required
  • To provide cover for reception when necessary
  • To assist in the facilitation of meetings and take minutes when required
  • To prepare and send out recruitment packs as and when required
  • To support the development of management information and metrics used by the HR Team Department
  • To represent the function professionally and positively
  • To communicate effectively with colleagues, customers and stakeholders and maintain positive working relationships
  • To attend all mandatory training as requested by the Learning and Development Team.
  • To assist in the use and training of the Cold Harbour Clinical management System.
  • Responsible for own personal learning and development/CPD in line with service policies and procedures.
  • Promote a diverse and inclusive workforce which is free from any discriminatory practice.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good ICT skills
  • Good Communication skills
  • Good Organisational Skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office applications, particularly Word and Excel
  • Understanding of health and safety management, relevant legislation and legislative requirements

Personal qualities

  • Must be able to work flexibly across organisation
  • Must have commitment to maintain high customer care standards

Qualifications required

  • GCSE grades A*-C in English and maths (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Progression to Level 3 and HR/CIPD pathway Opportunity to work across business support and/or care admin in a Health and Social care organisation

Things to consider

In order to progress your application, it is essential that you email Runshaw College your current CV. Please forward as a word document to WE CANNOT PROGRESS YOUR APPLICATION UNTIL WE RECEIVE YOUR UP-TO-DATE CV. Please note: this vacancy may close before the closing date if the employer deems sufficient application forms have been received

About the employer

Brothers of Charity Services support adults with learning disabilities and / or other complex needs across Lancashire, Merseyside and Greater Manchester. In Lancashire we employ over 500 members of staff and support over 240 people with learning disabilities through supported living services, registered nursing care services, specialist day services and vocational day services. This role is based at Lisieux Hall, Whittle-le-Woods, Chorley, the office base for Lancashire services containing the management, HR, finance and training functions.


Brothers of Charity Services


Dawson Lane



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Training provider

  • Level 2 Apprenticeship Framework to include NVQ
  • Technical Certificate
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Runshaw College


Wendy Love 01772 643008

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Closing date: 03 Oct 2017