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Administration Assistant/Apprentice Sales Negotiator Johnston and Alexander Ltd

Are you a people person? Do you enjoy working as part of a team? Easymove Estate Agents, an Estate agents and lettings company based in Middlesbrough, are looking for a confident and hardworking individual to join their friendly team as a Admin Assistant. The successful candidate will work towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Business Administration

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Closing date: 30 Mar 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £185.00

  • Working week

    Mon-Fri between 9am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Apr 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001773750

  • Positions

    1 available

This post will provide support and carry out administrative duties in a busy office. The successful candidate will follow set procedures and will exercise some independent judgment in carrying out instructions under general supervision and lone working. Examples of work performed will include but not be restricted to:

  • Carrying out initial checks on potential clients
  • Photocopying
  • Corresponding with clients and/or law firms by e-mail, letter or telephone to maintain file progression
  • Closing and archiving files and updating computer systems
  • To undertake personal development and training commensurate with the responsibilities of the job
  • Postal duties
  • Ensuring that information is processed within timescales set
  • Implementation of quality processes
  • Assisting and training junior members of staff
  • Diary management
  • Arranging viewing and collecting feedback

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills both verbally and written
  • Pleasant and competent telephone manner
  • Good interpersonal skills              
  • Good IT and typing skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to learn and teach new systems/equipment
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Ability to work well as part of a team as well as individually
  • Maintain high standard of work at all times
  • Ability to follow instructions accurately
  • Ability to adhere to and apply strict rules of confidentiality
  • To be flexible and a genuine willingness to undertake any tasks which could reasonably be expected of someone in this capacity

Personal qualities

  • Confident
  • Motivated
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to use initiative when working independently or as part of a team
  • Professional
  • Ability to multi task
  • Enthusiastic and positive outlook

Desired qualifications

Must have GCSE’s in maths & English or Functional Skills Level 2.

Future prospects

Excellent employment prospects for the right person.

Things to consider

  • This vacancy is to start immediately therefore you must be available to start before applying. The closing date, interview date and start date are subject to change. This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received
  • Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment
  • Individuals are able to undertake an apprenticeship at a higher level than a qualification they currently hold, including any previously completed apprenticeships. Individuals can also undertake an apprenticeship at the same level, or lower level than a qualification they already hold as long as the new apprenticeship allows for new skills to be acquired and the content of the training is materially different from any previous qualification or apprenticeship
  • For example, if you already have a Level 4 qualification you still may be able to complete an apprenticeship at any level providing you meet the eligibility criteria and are learning substantive new skills
  • Please note; if you have been progressed, you will be contacted to complete a telephone interview. Please expect to receive a call from us within 5 working days
  • Applicants must go through this telephone procedure for your application to be progressed
  • Please be aware that as Northern Skills Group provide a recruitment matching service, we will also consider you for roles which pay the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage

Minimum wage

  • The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £4.30 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year
  • Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £6.56 an hour for 18-20 year olds, £8.36 for anyone aged 21-22 and £8.91 for anyone aged 23 and over
  • Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week)

About the employer

Eazymove Estates Agents is an Estate agesnts and lettings company.

Employer

Johnston and Alexander Ltd

Address

145 Linthorpe Road

Middlesbrough

TS1 4AG

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Training

Training provider

MIDDLESBROUGH COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Northern Skills Group

Contact

Kaitlyn Potton 01642333734 kaitlyn.potton@northernskills.co.uk

  • Level 3 Business Administration Apprenitceship Standard
  • Technical Certificate
  • Functional Skills in maths, English and ICT (where required)
  • Day release class

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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