Apprentice Office Assistant Engage Partners Ltd

Are you a master of making things run smoothly? Do you have excellent communication skills and are you confident in using Microsoft Office? If so Engage Partners want you to join their growing team in Watford as an Apprentice Office Assistant.

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Closing date: 26 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £227.50

  • Working week

    Mon - Fri 9.00am - 5.00pm, 35 hpw

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Dec 2017

  • Date posted

    05 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC091063523

  • Positions

    1 available

Super organised, keen to learn but want to earn? Get your career started and gain a nationally recognised qualification at the same time.

Engage Education is an award winning teacher recruitment agency that specialises in matching quality teachers and support staff with schools throughout the United Kingdom. As current holders of the Education Investor's Recruitment Service of the Year' award, we focus on getting to know our teachers so we can find the right school for every individual we work with.

Business Administration is the art of day-to-day office management! Over the course of this apprenticeship you will receive expert training and gain valuable experience, developing a range of skills that will help set you up for a successful career.

Working as part of a friendly team you will have a varied role to help the business run smoothly. Some of your day to day responsibilities may include:

• Welcoming visitors
• Handling mail
• Making and receiving telephone calls
• Managing diaries, meetings and events
• Organising travel
• Producing documents and presentations
• Managing admin systems and office equipment

Whilst ideally, you will have GCSE's in Maths and English (or equivalent) at grades A-C when you apply for this job, upon successful completion of this apprenticeship you will have gained a nationally recognised qualification in Business Administration, along with functional skills in Maths, English & ICT.

Business administration is relevant to hundreds of job roles - so this opportunity is a great foundation for getting into any industry - from finance or retail, to media and education. You'll get the business skills and experience employers are looking for and help kick-start your career.

All of your training will be provided by learndirect,Apprenticeships the UK's largest provider of Apprenticeships. We've helped lots of people like you develop their skills and gain experience in their chosen field. Every year we find work for and train over 23,000 apprentices.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • If you are highly organised, have confidence with IT, excellent communication skills and attention to detail, then we want you.
  • Ability to establish and maintain a positive and professional relationship with employees
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Be honest and trustworthy
  • Highly organised
  • A willingness to be flexible
  • Be prepared to work outside of normal office hours and at weekends where reasonable
  • Strong time management
  • Ability to multi task
  • Being thorough and responsible
  • Communication, including listening and presenting ideas

Personal qualities

We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic individual keen to learn and progress, looking to launch their career in the business world.

Qualifications required

GCSE English and maths at grade C plus or equivalent is preferred but not essential.

Future prospects

When you have successfully completed your Apprenticeship, you may be given the opportunity to continue in your role or progress onto an alternative support role within the company where you will receive full training and support.

Things to consider

Before you make your application, please ensure that you are able to reliably travel to and from the employer location on a daily basis. Please check bus times/travel arrangements.

Please do not contact the employer directly - for any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact Apprenticeshipvacancies@learndirect.com

About the employer

Super organised, keen to learn but want to earn? Get your career started and gain a nationally recognised qualification at the same time. Engage Education is an award winning teacher recruitment agency that specialises in matching quality teachers and support staff with schools throughout the United Kingdom. As current holders of the Education Investor’s ‘Recruitment Service of the Year’ award, we focus on getting to know our teachers so we can find the right school for every individual we work with. Business Administration is the art of day-to-day office management! Over the course of this apprenticeship you will receive expert training and gain valuable experience, developing a range of skills that will help set you up for a successful career.

Employer

Engage Partners Ltd

Address

71 Meridien House

Clarendon Road

Watford

WD17 1DS

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Training provider

Business Administration Level 2 - 12 MONTHS
BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration
Level 1 Functional Skills in Mathematics, English and ICT
Employment Rights and Responsibilities Workbook
(Work based learning)

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

learndirect Apprenticeships Limited

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by learndirect Apprenticeships Limited

Contact

karecruitment@learndirect.com


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Closing date: 26 Nov 2017