Apprentice Business Administration Mears Group PLC

The role to support the senior members and company with the day-to-day tasks, inclusive of customer service and administration duties.

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Closing date: 16 Sep 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

    8am to 5pm (1 hours lunch break), 40 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    25 Nov 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Answering incoming calls, taking detailed messages and responding to/transferring in an appropriate manner
  • Become proficient in the use of Mears Contract Management System "MCM"
  • Welcoming visitors to the organisation
  • Assisting with Customer Care by contacting tenants, carrying out surveys, assisting with queries and complaints
  • Liaising with clients
  • Taking accurate minutes of meetings
  • Assisting with processing of subcontractors and labour costs
  • assisting with monitoring and reducing branch WIP
  • General Admin tasks including emailing, filing, scanning and photocopying
  • Monitoring Stationary levels and ordering office supplies
  • Receiving, sorting and distributing the post
  • Carrying out administrative duties such as filling, typing, copying, binding, scanning
  • Supporting the office
  • Any other tasks that might be requested from the Manager

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good communication

Good time keeping

Personal qualities

Team player

Qualifications required

GCSE grade C or above or equivalent

Future prospects

To achieve an Apprenticeship

Things to consider

To know this is right for you

About the employer

Provide response and planned maintenance to local authorities.


Mears Group PLC


High Street



CB24 8SA

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Training provider

You will achieve an apprenticeship in Business administration

This will include

  • Level 2 in Business Administration
  • Functional Skills in Math's and English if required
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Cambridge Regional College


Camilla 01223 226322

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Closing date: 16 Sep 2017