Office Administrator Concise Wealth Management

The general role and responsibilities will be to assist Laura Stevenson in her role as Office Manager and PA to Laura Stevenson. General admin, including scanning, collating data and data inputting and to complete associated work for client files, such obtaining policy information, up to date valuations and completion of money laundering processes.

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Closing date: 04 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £131.25

    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 (9am to 5pm)

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001308532

  • Positions

    1 available

General role and responsibilities:

  • To support Louise Worden in her role as an Adviser and Managing Director.
  • To assist Laura Stevenson in her role as Office Manager.
  • Collate client information, including full policy information, up to date valuations and completion of money laundering processes
  • Completion of Applications and scanning for records
  • To write freehand letters for supportive documents, within compliance time frames 
  • Quarterly Due-diligence conducted and filed correctly for providers “off Castle Panel”
  • Client files to be kept up to date in line with service levels agreed with clients. 
  • Provide Valuations of clients affairs as requested either by the client or Louise
  • Respond to queries on behalf of Louise Worden, either to product providers or directly with clients. 
  • General office administration, including website maintenance and promotions.
  • General office maintenance as and when appropriate.  It is considered the responsibility of all at Concise to keep the business premises clean, presentable and tidy, paying particular attention to Data Protection Requirements and a clear desk policy.
  • To liaise with Head Office Administration team, when necessary.
  • To complete all tests and compliance literature, when requested.
  • To remain aware of compliance regulations.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to articulate clearly
  • Good telephone manner
  • Good overall Communication
  • The ability to work in a team
  • Personal management skills
  • Strong work values

Personal qualities

  • Communication Skills
  • Honesty
  • Good Work Ethic
  • Dependability
  • Self – confidence
  • Positive attitude
  • Flexibility
  • Determination and Persistence
  • Ability to Work with Co-Workers & alone.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English.

Future prospects

The right candidate may be offered a full time role at the end of the apprentice period.

Things to consider

Minimum apprenticeship wage is dependent upon age and experience.

About the employer

Concise Wealth is an established local business run and owned wholly by Louise Worden, whom is a qualified IFA with over fifteen years’ experience in the financial industry; she is looking for a keen apprentice to join her team. Although this vacancy is for a 12 month apprentice position it is with the view that the candidate will continue working with Concise Wealth Management as a full time employee once the apprenticeship period has concluded. This vacancy is a great opportunity as Louise is willing to give the right candidate an introduction into the financial industry a long term career.

Employer

Concise Wealth Management

Address

60

Torquay Road

Paignton

TQ3 3AA

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Training provider

  • Level 2 OCR Diploma in Business Administration delivered at South Devon College for 1 day per week x 13 weeks and assessed in the workplace over 12 months
  • Level  2 City & Guilds Functional English and Level 1 Functional Maths and ICT (previous qualifications may exempt an apprentice from any/all of these elements).  Preparation for exams during college days, additional attendance may be needed to address any skills gaps

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

SOUTH DEVON COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by South Devon College

Contact

Samantha Owen sam.owen@southdevon.ac.uk


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Closing date: 04 Oct 2017