Administration Assistant Apprentice The Accounts Dept NE Ltd

We are a small but busy office based in Washington, you will join a small team and you’ll be responsible for taking care of the admin, including telephone answering, dealing with post, filing, data entry in accounting software and social media.

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Closing date: 30 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

    Monday – Friday, 9am till 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    25 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The admin assistant will provide day to day varied administrative support to the business. 

  • Answering the telephone
  • Dealing with post
  • Filing
  • Photocopying
  • Online cloud accounting software
  • Data entry
  • Social media
  • Other admin related tasks

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Organised
  • Personable and professional
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good IT skills
  • To be adaptable and willing to embrace change
  • An awareness of confidentiality and safeguarding

Personal qualities

  • Approachable, warm and friendly
  • Presentable
  • High standard of personal hygiene
  • Willing to learn and work hard to complete the L2 Business Administration qualification

Qualifications required

  • GCSE A-C in Maths and English (or equivalent) would be desirable
  • Good ICT knowledge

Future prospects

Full time employment.

About the employer

Susan Lang Consultancy was formed in 2012 to offer specialist sage training to small and medium sized businesses. Susan has a financial background and is enthusiastic about helping businesses improve their bookkeeping processes and ensuring that they are able to get the best out of their accounting software.


The Accounts Dept NE Ltd



Turbine Way



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Training provider

Milltech will provide all training.

The candidate will work towards an NVQ Level 2 in Business Admin with Technical Certificate.

Functional Skills.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Milltech


Abby Stephenson

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017