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Apprenticeship – Business and Administration Parenta Group Limited

An exciting opportunity to begin your career with Parenta Training, working in a Business environment. Become an apprentice in one of our fun and friendly settings as part of the administration team and gain office experience while you learn.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £161.25

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Working Monday to Friday on a shift basis of 9am to 5:30pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    13 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001711502

  • Positions

    1 available

Parenta have many opportunities available, and offer you the chance to ‘Earn as you Learn’ whilst gaining a nationally recognised qualification. The best part? There are no classes to attend!

We are currently hiring candidates to work in an office based environment.

The moment your journey begins as an apprentice:          

  • You become an employed member of staff
  • You will be paid an hourly rate
  • You will work towards gaining a full qualification – without having to attend classroom based lessons. The apprenticeship will last a minimum of 12 months. You will be working towards a Level 2 or Level 3 in Business Administration

Throughout your role you are not alone. Parenta offer you full training, support, guidance and are here to help you progress your career. You even have a personal assessor/tutor assigned to you from the moment you start your journey as a modern apprentice.

Your role will include:

You will be a team player whilst maintaining the ability to initiate and self-manage your own tasks. You will be required, at all times, to maintain the highest possible standards, in order to provide the best possible service, by ensuring full compliance will the companies policies and procedures.

  • Collaborate with colleagues ensuring the highest standards of work are carried out and are provided throughout your role in a positive manner
  • Attend team meetings and contribute relevant ideas
  • Data input information into the office systems
  • Filing, scanning, typing, faxing and emailing
  • Use a variety of Microsoft Packages (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint) to compose and update documents and distribute reports to the business
  • Deal with communications (mostly over the telephone and face to face) with other stakeholders in the business
  • Contribute towards an effective and supportive team environment

Throughout this role, you will gain extensive knowledge and experience within the working environment which will set you up for a great career upon completion. This will hopefully lead to permanent employment within a Business or Customer service sector or even continue to the next level, undertaking further training.

Ideally you will:

Throughout this role, you will gain extensive knowledge and experience within the working environment which will set you up for a great career upon completion. This will hopefully lead to permanent employment within this sector or even continue to the next level, undertaking further training.

  • Have an excellent telephone manner
  • Have an outgoing, bubbly, motivated attitude
  • Be a committed, punctual and reliable individual

Apply now!

The rate for apprentices (or if aged 19, for their first year only) is £4.30 from the 1st April 2021. This is the legal minimum pay per hour.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You will need good communication skills and to be organised
  • Experience of working/participating in a team environment
  • Written, verbal and listening skills
  • You will have a basic knowledge of MS packages including Outlook, Word and Excel

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and outgoing with a willingness to learn
  • Ability to communicate both written and verbally with a wide range of people
  • Enthusiastic
  • Warm, caring and approachable
  • Flexible
  • Open to change and be a team player

Desired qualifications

  • You will have an interest in Business Administration
  • A good Level of maths, English and IT

Future prospects

When you have successfully completed your Apprenticeship, you may have the opportunity to continue with an exciting career in Administration! Initially you will be working towards an NVQ Level 2 in Business Administration, with a chance to progress to a Level 3 qualification after that.

Things to consider

Before you make your application, please ensure that you are able to reliably travel to and from the employer location on a daily basis. Please check bus times/travel arrangements.

For any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact 0800 0029242.

Please do not contact the employer directly.

Questions to ask

Q1

What attracts you to working in Business Administration?

Q2                                                  

What do you hope to achieve in the next 5 years?


About the employer

Parenta is a nursery management software and childcare training provider, with more than 10 years’ experience of working in the Early Years sector. As well as offering childcare, management and business administration courses which fit around work, we have developed award-winning software which enables you to give the best possible start in life to children.

Employer

Parenta Group Limited

Address

2-8

London Road

Maidstone

ME16 8PZ

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Training

Training provider

PARENTA TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Parenta Group

Contact

Lee Rundle 01622585282 recruiter@parenta.com

  • Level 3 Business Administration
  • Level 1 or 2 Functional Skills in mathematics, English and ICT
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Work based learning

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Sep 2021