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Research and Development Business Administrator Apprentice Cedar Housing Solutions Ltd

Fantastic opportunity to join the team at Cedar Housing as Research and Development Admin Apprenticeship role. Our aim being to support the service and expanding our reach. Learning from our experienced staff members you will learn more about the processes involved and work towards the Business Administrator qualification.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 07 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday between 9.00am - 5.00pm or 8am - 4.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to all aspects of Business Administration to support the service including:

  • The research of Local Authorities across the UK and compiling of information, statistics and data for the service 
  • Collecting information via the telephone 
  • Collating data via spreadsheets 
  • Compiling reports on information
  • Compiling PowerPoint presentations and designing brochures and content
  • Copying
  • Filing
  • Assisting with the relocation and rehousing of homeless and the associated documentation 
  • Any other duties to support the business

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must be computer literate - able to operate basic Microsoft packages including Word, Internet and Excel
  • Be able to compile an email in a professional manner
  • Telephone skills
  • Work on their own initiative

Personal qualities

  • Polite, friendly and empathy with the vulnerable people that the service supports
  • Energetic, driven and positive
  • A mature and confident outlook
  • Pleasant and friendly personality
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to the work-based learning route
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Organised
  • Be outgoing
  • Be efficient
  • Be hardworking
  • Be willing to learn

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE English and Maths at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent)
  • IT qualification would be beneficial however not essential

Future prospects

Progression for the right candidate within the organisation.

Things to consider

You will be working with vulnerable individuals from time to time. You may need to undertake a background Enhanced DBS check. The employer will cover the costs of this if so.

About the employer

We work in partnership with a number of Local Authorities to assist with their homeless prevention strategies. We provide the best value temporary accommodation services as well as temporary to permanent housing funding solutions, with excellent housing and management services.

Supported living allows people to live more active lifestyles, to get back into work, or have the option to invite family or friends to visit in the comfort of their own home.

Cedar Housing took the view that every shareholder could play an important part in the growth story of the company. Irrespective of the number of Cedar Housing shares owned, it has been the mission to keep all shareholders fully informed on every aspect of the business.


Cedar Housing Solutions Ltd


21 Northgate



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Training provider

W Academy & Education

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Wildes Education


Kate Evason

  • Business Administrator Level 3 (Advanced) Standard
  • You will be required to undertake Functional skills if not already accredited to GCSE level 4 or above (A*-C) or equivalent
  • Training will take place at the employer premises

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 07 Feb 2022