Apprentice Administration Assistant, Huthwaite A S D Wholesale

A varied administrative role which will give you experience in supporting all aspects of the administration within the company.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £162.50

  • Working week

    Mon – Fri 9.00am – 4.00pm

    Total hours per week: 32.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001318500

  • Positions

    1 available

  • Answering the telephone, transferring calls and taking messages when appropriate
  • Data input and cleansing
  • Taking customer orders over the telephone and processing accordingly
  • Cashing up at the end of the day
  • Letter writing on behalf of the company
  • Writing up payments, cheques etc
  • Basic accounts duties
  • Filing, scanning and other adhoc duties as required

Applicants will be required to attend an Assessment Centre with Vision Apprentices as part of the screening process


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Attention to detail (essential for orders)
  • Smart professional appearance
  • Self-motivated & reliable
  • Genuine interest in the sector

Personal qualities

  • Time management skills
  • Organisational skills

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Grades A* - B  or equivalent are essential, specifically Maths and English, 2017 grading system, grade 9 – grade 5 due to the nature of this role

Future prospects

Vision Business has strong employer links within the sector and we encourage all our employers to consider further opportunities, this may include progression onto an advanced/higher apprenticeship or full time employment.

Things to consider

Please note: • Only applications with a current contact number and/or email address can be accepted. • All applications are acknowledged by telephone in the first instance. • Every applicant must attend a Vision Business Assessment Centre prior to being presented to the employer. • From 1st April 2017 the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the National Minimum Wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training. For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates On successful appointment: • You will be entitled to receive statutory annual leave. • This is a weekly/monthly paid post. • You are responsible for funding your own travel to and from your place of work. • You must work with your Specialist to complete apprenticeship work on time and to the best of your ability. • You must conduct yourself in a safe and diligent manner and comply with health and safety policies and procedures. • You must uphold and promote the company policies and procedures, promoting those specifically to your area of work, including Equality and Diversity and Safeguarding. • Please note this vacancy may close earlier than the planned closing date in the event of the position being filled.

About the employer

Established in 1986, ASD Wholesale are distributors of beers, wines, spirits, soft drinks, bar snacks and sundry items to the licenced trade. They have over 4000 product lines and place a heavy emphasis on customer care and service.

Employer

A S D Wholesale

Address

Brookside Way

Sutton-In-Ashfield

NG17 2NL

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Training provider

  • Vision Business is part of the West Nottinghamshire College Group.  West Nottinghamshire College is one of the largest and most successful colleges in the country with a well-earned reputation for excellence particularly in the areas of apprenticeships. The college was named a national Beacon College in 2009. With 30,000 students nationwide and links with over 2,000 employers, we are a high-profile centre of education that is well known for producing work-ready, ambitious and highly-skilled individuals.  We offer apprenticeships, advanced apprenticeships and adult apprenticeships in a range of sector specialisms
  • An apprenticeship is an on the job learning programme that allows you, the apprentice, to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. You will be expected to work towards theory elements in addition to putting the theory into practice, some of this will be in your own time
  • As part of your apprenticeship and dependent on your prior attainment you may be required to complete Maths, English and ICT Functional Skills which are an integral part of your apprenticeship.   Upon successful completion you will be awarded additional certificates of recognition
  • Vision Business will also work with you to ensure your knowledge of Employment Rights and Responsibilities are at the required level for an apprentice
  • Should you have any questions or wish to discuss this or any other vacancy please call the Vision Apprentices team on 01623 627191 extension 8799

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

VISION WEST NOTTINGHAMSHIRE COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Vision West Nottinghamshire College

Contact

Leoni Hirst 01623627191 leoni.hirst@wnc.ac.uk


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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017