Apprentice Administrator Blaby District Council

Blaby District Council has a fantastic opportunity for an apprentice to work within our Environmental Services. Working within a team environment this is a fantastic opportunity for you to build on existing skills and develop new ones.

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, with some flexibility

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    03 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will play a key part in our team, providing vital administrative support by undertaking a wide variety of tasks including:

  • Raising invoices on our electronic system
  • Issuing parking permits to customers
  • Taking phone calls from customers and dealing with general queries or redirecting calls to appropriate staff
  • Typing of letters, emails, updating spreadsheets and internal information systems (Idox)
  • Taking minutes at meetings
  • Photocopying , printing and scanning of documents – keeping all electronic and manual files up to date

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Experience of using IT Microsoft office packages such as Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet Explorer will be desirable however, proven ability and willingness to learn new skills will be an essential requirement of this role  
  • Good standard of English and Maths

Personal qualities

  • We are looking for organised individuals with an enthusiastic, flexible and helpful nature with an ability to communicate well and a desire to build on their communication skills both verbally and in writing

Qualifications required

  • English
  • Maths
  • ICT

Future prospects

Good prospects with our organisation for the successful candidate Benefits of working with us are: flexible working, access to spree-plus savings card which can be used at lots of high street shops, discount cinema tickets, employee volunteering scheme, exciting career opportunities and out of town offices with free car parking and bicycle bays

Things to consider

The main Council office is within walking distance from Narborough train station and is easily accessible by bus. We are only about 7 miles away from Leicester city centre

About the employer

Blaby District Council is a local government district which covers 24 civil parishes. The main offices are located in Narborough.


Blaby District Council


Council Offices


LE19 2EP

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Training provider

  • Level 2 NVQ in Business and Administration
  • Functional Skills in English, Maths, and ICT
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Leicestershire Adult Learning Service

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Closing date: today