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Apprentice Administrator Wellington Construction Ltd

An exciting prospect to start and develop a career with Wellington Construction Limited - a long-established commercial and residential developer, offering a broad range of services - while working at our office in Lowestoft.

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Closing date: 07 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    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

    Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    29 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001744677

  • Positions

    1 available

You will receive training in how to assist with:

  • Providing first class customer service, meeting and greeting customers, all associated reception and telephone duties
  • Supporting our After Sales team, with administration duties
  • Utilising a variety of Microsoft Office applications (including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook)
  • Generating letters / correspondence
  • Photocopying / printing
  • Filing
  • Monitoring stationery requirements and any other associated general office / administration duties

The post holder may be required to perform duties other than those given in the job description. The particular duties and responsibilities attached to the post may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibility entailed.

Other than the requirement of some college attendance, some of which can be undertaken remotely, to support the end point assessment process the Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard training programme is primarily delivered in the workplace.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ideal applicants will possess strong literacy, numeracy and IT skills
  • An ability to work to deadlines
  • Excellent people skills
  • A good telephone manner and an ability to absorb information and follow basic instructions

Personal qualities

  • You will possess an outgoing personality coupled with a common sense approach
  • You will be a good team player who is: well groomed, friendly, enthusiastic, approachable, hardworking, honest, reliable, and punctual
  • Above all you will possess a keen willingness to learn and have a strong work ethic

Desired qualifications

To be considered for this post applicants must have, as a minimum, 4 GCSE’s: with English and Mathematics at Grade 4/C or above (or the equivalent) and two other subjects at grade 3/D or above (or the equivalent).

As part of the pre-employment check process, proof of qualifications will be required.

Future prospects

It is intended that providing you successfully complete your apprenticeship you will become a permanent member of staff.

Things to consider

The nature of the job role dictates that you will be required to spend long periods of time working on a computer.

It is intended that the salary for this post will be reviewed, dependent upon your performance and progress.

Other Important Information:

BEFORE APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU RECORD FULL DETAILS OF ALL QUALIFICATIONS YOU CURRENTLY HOLD, IN THE AREA PROVIDED, AS THE FIRST STAGE OF THE PROCESS WILL BE TO ENSURE THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATION CRITERIA IS MET.

Applications direct to the employer will not be considered - please apply using the on-line matching system.

For employers with 50 or more employees (with an annual pay bill of less than £3 million) training on the apprenticeships programme is ninety five percent funded by Government with employers required to make a five percent contribution (of £250).

There are eligibility criteria for government funded apprenticeship schemes that apply and therefore applicants must be aged 16 or above, have been resident in the UK/EU for the last 3 years, must not possess a Degree, Level 4 qualification (in a similar discipline) or above or already be in any form of formal government-funded education.

Please, to avoid disappointment, apply as soon as possible as the vacancy may close before the advertised closing date.


About the employer

Wellington is a long-established commercial and residential developer, offering a broad range of services.

These include concept-to-completion commercial development, the delivery of affordable housing, open-market residential development and contract construction - not forgetting our specialist skills areas of land sourcing and planning, and heritage buildings preservation.

We exist to take all the hard work and hassle off a customer’s shoulders, and deliver projects reliably, on time and within budget. We are proud of our highly-skilled, professional professionals and tradesmen, who are the people who turn clients’ ambitions into bricks and mortar achievements.

Employer

Wellington Construction Ltd

Address

1

Quay View Business Park

Lowestoft

NR32 2HD

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Training

Training provider

East Coast College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by East Coast College

Contact

Shane Atherton s.atherton@eastcoast.ac.uk

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard.

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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