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Administrator Apprentice Home Start

The Nursery Administrator will be part of a team responsible for a professional but welcoming first point of contact for all who contact the Nursery and occasionally support the Children's Centre. The majority of contacts involve liaison with Managers, Nursery staff, Finance Teams, and wider teams.

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Closing date: 27 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday-Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

Responsibility for all general administrative tasks including:

  • Liaison with parents
  • Managing paperwork e.g. invoices, fee payments and purchase orders
  • Managing stock control including stationary, equipment and catering supplies, as necessary

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Able to work effectively in partnership with families, children, the staff and other colleagues across agencies
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels in a courteous and tactful manner
  • Ability to accept and respond to the varying needs of families in a non-judgmental way
  • Ability to communicate and process information clearly both orally and in writing

Personal qualities

  • A confident team member with a positive driven approach and attitude
  • Flexible approach to tasks and workload
  • Excellent timekeeping and punctuality

Desired qualifications

  • At least one years' experience of working in a childcare/education sector (preferred though not essential)
  • Financial background and understanding (processing nursery payments, budgeting, and reporting)
  • Experienced in administration with specific experience of invoicing, credit control, budget monitoring

Future prospects

To eventually progress within the organisation as an internal employee for career progression. 

Things to consider

  • Enhanced DBS clearance for the post and suitable Disqualification by Association record. (Will be processed via Home-Start Greenwich)
  • Have at least 3 of the following for the Enhanced DBS application: passport; birth certificate; driver's licence, NI number; utility bill

About the employer

Home-Start Greenwich exists to see a society in which every parent has the support they need to give their children the best possible start in life. 


Home Start



Barnfield Road


SE18 3UH

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Impact Futures


Chelsea Hillis 01753596004

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard

The Childcare Company are a approved OFSTED training provider to deliver Childcare qualifications across the UK via the apprenticeship sector. Our delivery of training is through blended learning. Supported by one of our sector specialists tutors they will deliver teaching sessions using various methods including face to face teaching, Skype, facetime, telephone and peer virtual classroom whilst using our interactive multi-sensory teaching resources. Teaching sessions are normally biweekly or monthly depending on the learner’s preferred learning style. Additionally, the tutor will provide the support required to ensure the learner enjoys and ultimately successfully achieve their goals and complete their training. We want them to feel our team are approachable at any stage of their learning journey.

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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