Receptionist Secretary Apprentice

Clowes Developments (Mfds) Limited

This is a dual purpose apprenticeship role to provide receptionist and secretarial support to the finance director and chairman's PA.

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Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Working week

Monday to Friday 9AM to 5PM 37.5hours

Total hours per week: 37.50

Apprenticeship duration

12 months

Possible start date

05 Jun 2017

Date posted

15 Dec 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available

Duties include:

  • Answer the telephone, meet and greet visitors, open post and distribute
  • Frank mail, maintain address labels, maintain pre-dial telephone system numbers
  • Provide secretarial and administrative support to the finance directors
  • Provide Support to the Chairman’s PA, including assuming responsibility for insurance
  • Provide administrative support for the Gold Club - typing minutes of meetings, issuing newsletters, letters, marketing, website maintenance
  • Order and manage stationery supplies
  • Monitor daily website e-mail and update web site with property changes
  • Provide administrative support required
  • Manage server daily back up tapes

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good organisational skills
  • Computer literate with Microsoft work/Excel/Outlook experience

Personal qualities

  • Able to work in a small team
  • Ability to communicate

Qualifications required

A*– C in GCSE English and Maths or equivalent.

Future prospects

After a year apprenticeship and acquiring NVQ level 2 in Business Administration the opportunity to progress into a Level 3 apprenticeship in the Business. If completed both years then you will be considered for a permanent position.

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour from 1st October 2016. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

The CWC Group was founded over 40 years ago by Charles W Clowes who established a strong and resourceful team within a resilient corporate structure, built on a family of focused and dedicated companies. The flexibility provided by this structure, together with prudent and imaginative management, has delivered strong year on year growth, even through recessionary periods. This has provided a sound financial platform for the Group to take up opportunities, through its own resources as and when they arise. CWC Group is one of the strongest and largest privately owned property development groups in the UK and is now headed up by Chairman, David Clowes. The Group is well placed to meet the challenges and opportunities over the next 40 years.


Clowes Developments (Mfds) Limited


Hall Lane




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Training provider

  • NVQ Level 2 in Business Administration
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT if required
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Babington Business College


Masood Mohammadi 01332 345450

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Closing date: today