Apprentice Admin Assistant Sangat Community Centre

Sangat Community Centre are looking to recruit an Apprentice Admin Assistant to support staff with daily office duties. You will work with clients from different backgrounds within the community.

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

    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 10.00am - 4.00pm

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    29 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001315825

  • Positions

    1 available

Main duties would include:

  • Data entry
  • Ordering stationery
  • Greeting clients
  • Answering phones
  • Typing
  • Letter writing
  • Postal duties
  • Taking minutes
  • Photocopying and laminating
  • Designing posters
  • Testing fire alarm weekly
  • Chasing invoices
  • Record keeping

 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • ICT skills - Able to use Microsoft Office packages
  • Good customer service skills

Personal qualities

  • Must be confident dealing with people
  • Bilingual - ability to speak Urdu, Punjabi or Bengali is an advantage
  • Adaptable
  • Flexible

Qualifications required

Must have GCSE grades A-C or equivalent in Maths and English.

Future prospects

Apprenticeship position only.

About the employer

The Sangat Centre is a community centre in Keighley. It runs day care for elderly people and people with learning disabilities, health awareness courses, English classes and homework clubs. The name Sangat was chosen because it means togetherness and the Centre aims to involve a range of different people from all walks of life, ages, and racial and religious backgrounds. Sangat Centre seeks to empower the local communities by its creative and innovative projects, which involve the local people at all levels, from users to management committee members. Sangat is situated in what is now a predominantly Asian area; its ethos is to provide services to all the area’s diverse communities. It occupies a position of trust and respect in the minds of Keighley people and its various services are vital to the self-esteem and well being of a cross-section of the Keighley community. Sangat seeks to work with all age groups to improve their quality of life in terms of better health, improved social conditions, educational opportunities and economic well-being. Sangat is playing an important and pivotal role in community development, one that is widely recognised, in supporting the Local Authority’s Social Inclusion and Building Communities Action Plan. In addition, Sangat plays essential role in empowering the community to provide a range of opportunities for volunteering, to become stakeholders in the wider community, connecting communities and promoting community cohesion.

Employer

Sangat Community Centre

Address

Marlborough Street

Keighley

BD21 3HU

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Training provider

  • Business Admin Level 2 Diploma
  • Functional Skills Maths, English & ICT

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

BRADFORD CITY COUNCIL

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City Of Bradford Metropolitan District Council

Contact

Nick Betteridge 01274 437330 nicholas.betteridge@bradford.gov.uk


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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017