Administration Apprentice. Shipley Transport

This is an exciting opportunity to work for Shipley Transport undertaking varied duties. You will be working with a hardworking and friendly team.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £162.00 - £282.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage rates are £4.05 an hour for 16 - 17 year olds, £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 -

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    09 Dec 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001147779

  • Positions

    1 available

The role will include various administration duties with the aim to develop and have more responsibility during your apprenticeship.

The role will include some of the following areas:

  • General administrative duties including typing correspondence by e-mail and letter.
  • To undertake filing, faxing, record keeping, photocopying and distribution of relevant documents.
  • Support to members of the Management Team.
  • Using Microsoft Packages, in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • To deal courteously and efficiently with all visitors.
  • Answering the telephone in a professional manner and dealing with enquiries.
  • Responsible for co-ordinating the post.
  • Providing refreshments for visitors when required.
  • Inputting data onto internal systems with a high level of accuracy.
  • Dealing with stationary/stock levels and reordering as and when appropriate.
  • Assisting all members of the team as and when required.
  • Dealing with requests for information.
  • Ensuring that the Policies of the company are observed and that good practice is encouraged, particularly in the areas of Health & Safety, Equal Opportunities and confidentiality.
  • The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the organisation which is relevant to your post within the company to meet the overall business objectives.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Somebody who is a good verbal communicator who has a polite, clear and professional telephone manner.
  • Must have a good level of literacy skills.
  • IT literate and have a good understanding of Microsoft Packages.
  • Required to work to deadlines, with good time management.
  • Good numeracy skills.
  • Confident in using email and the internet.
  • The successful candidate will be organised.
  • Willing to work effectively in the team.

Personal qualities

  • An enthusiastic individual
  • Flexible approach to work, willing to go the extra mile to get the job done
  • Must be punctual as well as having a good attendance record
  • Ability to work on own initiative, when required
  • Ability to work effectively as both part of a team and as an individual,
  • Respond positively to the demands of a varied workload.
  • Friendly and approachable.
  • Commitment to undertake continued training and development.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English or equivalent would be preferred but each person will be considered on their individual merits.

Future prospects

There is a strong possibility that you will gain a permanent position following successful employment as well as achievement of the full apprenticeship qualification. There may also be further apprenticeship/other training available following successful employment and achievement of the apprenticeship qualifications.

Things to consider

Within a ten minute walk of Low Moor train station and with variety of bus links. Please check the time it will take for you to travel as well as the cost.

About the employer

Established in West Yorkshire in 1980, we are a well-respected, family owned road haulier.

Employer

Shipley Transport

Address

100 Dealburn Road

Low Moor

Bradford

BD12 0RG

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Training provider

  • There is a strong possibility that you will gain a permanent position following successful employment as well as achievement of the full apprenticeship qualification.
  • There may also be further apprenticeship/other training available following successful employment and achievement of the apprenticeship qualifications.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

KIRKLEES COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Kirklees College

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2017