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This vacancy is for a Business HR Administrator based in Preston, Lancashire. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

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Closing date: 26 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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

    37.5 Hours per week - Working week to be confirmed at interview

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    28 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This vacancy is for a Business HR Administrator based in Preston, Lancashire. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

We are looking to recruit a hardworking, committed and enthusiastic individual, who can demonstrate they have the relevant learning ability to meet the role and the needed skills. The role will involve a range of administrative and support work, with a needed ability to quickly switch priorities with different deadlines or workloads. You will be expected to work well independently, but also as part of a team with a responsible and conscientious approach to working. We have a fast-paced environment and work together as a team to create the best possible outcomes for our clients and are looking for someone that can contribute well to this style of work. 

Your role within the organisation will support the team with day-to-day administrative tasks across the clinical department. Including providing up to date reports for the line manager and weekly progress report. These services may also include, but are not limited to any of the following:

  • Inputting data onto the online system
  • Contacting clients and booking appointments
  • Ensuring files are up to date
  • Creating client files
  • Taking enquiries calls and giving relevant information, supporting the clinical team with admin duties and assisting with emails

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Manager to ensure smooth operation of basic admin roles
  • Undertake administrative duties including updating files and ensuring kept tidy and in order 
  • Undertake duties to amend and type up treatment plans and information relating to client appointments 
  • Follow up with new clients to ensure contact is not lost 
  • Undertake administrative duties to support the clinical team 
  • Provide administrative support to the manager including word processing, distribution of information, organising and taking minutes of meetings for the clinical team meetings
  • Required to use information technology on a regular basis to input and maintain the clinical information system online
  • Responsible for preparing, and amending confidential information concerning client contained within online software systems and paper personal files
  • Responsible for ensuring that confidential information is kept secure
  • Prepare reports ready for enquiries meetings 
  • Answering calls and assisting with any enquires 
  • Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills - both verbal and written.
  • Good time-keeping and attendance

Personal qualities

  • The ability to work as an individual as well as when part of a team and be respectful to team members at all times
  • Be an excellent communicator at all levels, via telephone and face to face
  • Be able to use their own initiative

Desired qualifications

A minimum of three GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above including English - other equivalent qualifications are acceptable OR prior experience in a business or administration role.

Future prospects

The opportunities in the world of business are endless. Many apprentices start in business administration, customer service or accountancy, which are great stepping stones into lots of exciting careers. You can go on to specialise in a particular field and into management.

You will find people who started in administration working in all professional areas and at all levels. If you are good at IT, have attention to detail and enjoy working with others then a Business Apprenticeship could give your career a great start.

There is also the future prospects of progressing onto Level 4 Leadership and Team Leader.

Things to consider

Please do not contact Company direct. PLEASE NOTE, we reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a suitable number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply ASAP if you wish to be considered for this role.

About the employer

Breathe provide eating disorder help clinics and treatment for anorexia, bulimia and wellbeing programmes in Preston, Lancashire and the North West.




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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training 2000 Ltd


Amy Brierley 01254 54659

  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration, QCF (Functional Skills, Level 2 - Maths, English - if not already achieved)
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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