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Business Administration Apprentice Holbrook Centre For Autism

Support other members of the team with admin duties including reception and switchboard cover as required and assist in day to day duties including filing, photocopying, printing and updating computer systems.

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Closing date: 15 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Working days: Monday to Friday. Working hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm (4pm finish on a Friday). Time allocated for lunch: 30 minutes.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    01 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Your duties will include:

  • Support other members of the team with admin duties including reception and switchboard cover as required
  • Assist in day to day duties including filing, photocopying, printing and updating computer systems
  • Support with financial
  • Scanning of invoices to send to the central team
  • Placing, receipt and distribution of orders
  • Send and receive emails
  • Maintain electronic and manual filing systems, document management and record keeping
  • Deal with telephone and email  enquiries and escalate to the relevant people
  • Carry out tasks ensuring confidentiality
  • Use effective communication to ensure quality and consistency in all tasks
  • Support with hospitality for meetings and events
  • Achieve all aspects of the apprenticeship qualifications

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Able to communicate
  • Able to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Good IT skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Awareness of the importance of confidentiality
  • Organisation skills
  • Able to work to deadlines
  • Understanding of good customer service
  • Able to work flexible, independently and part of a team
  • Able to use initiative

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic
  • Committed
  • Willing to learn
  • Professional and presentable at all times
  • Understand the importance of reliability and punctuality and have a professional outlook and a commitment to getting the job completed 

Desired qualifications

  • 4 GCSEs (or equivalent) grade C/4 or above including maths and English 

Future prospects

No guaranteed employment following completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

The Holbrook School for Autism is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Although the post does not involve direct working with students, candidates should be aware that the school provides education for children with special needs, autism, communication difficulties and challenging behaviour. 

Candidates may be asked to work at our Belper site one day per week, depending on transport arrangements:

John O’Gaunts Way


DE56 0TE

About the employer

Holbrook School for Autism is a specialist school for children and young people with autism and learning disabilities, in Holbrook village near Belper. We provide places for pupils aged 4 to 19 who live in Derbyshire, Derby City, Nottinghamshire and Nottingham City.

We have a residential provision and a hub for primary aged, average ability pupils with autism. We are a split-site school with our 14-19 department located in Belper.


Holbrook Centre For Autism


Port Way


DE56 0TE

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Derby College


Sarah Poyser

  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Business Administrator
  • Functional skills if required

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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