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Apprentice Business Administrator FOCAL CARE LTD

Fantastic opportunity to join the team at Focal Care Ltd (trading as Caremark) and support with all aspects of Business Admin. Our aim being to support our service users in a professional and efficient manner. Learning from our experienced staff members you will learn more about the job and work towards the Business Administrator qualification.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 01 Jun 2022

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

    Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:30, with a 1-hour unpaid lunch break. - Monday to Friday 37.5 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to all aspects of Business Administration to support the service including:

  • Responding to emails and enquiries regarding the service
  • Using the in-house computerised system to collate working hours and reporting on this
  • Chasing outstanding documents from service users
  • Compiling daily reports
  • Copying
  • Filing
  • Reception duties
  • Any other duties to support the business

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must be computer literate and able to operate basic Microsoft Office packages including Word, internet and Excel
  • Be able to compile an email in a professional manner
  • Telephone skills
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Polite, friendly and empathy with the vulnerable people that the service supports
  • Energetic, driven and positive
  • Pleasant and friendly personality
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to the work-based learning route
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Organised
  • Be friendly
  • Be outgoing
  • Be efficient
  • Work on their own initiative
  • Be hardworking
  • Be willing to learn

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English.
  • IT qualification (or equivalent) would be beneficial however not essential.

Future prospects

  • Progression for the right candidate within the organisation.

Things to consider

You will be working with vulnerable individuals and sensitive information. You may need to undertake a background Enhanced DBS check. The employer will cover the costs of this if so.

About the employer

Caremark (Barnsley) is a home care provider, offering domiciliary care and support services, including 24-hour live-in care, to people who wish to live independently at home and within their community.
Based in Barnsley, we offer support to people across the Barnsley Borough area, employing over 180 dedicated Care and Support Workers.

Our staff undergo a rigorous, practical and theoretical training program, delivered by an accredited trainer, together with field based care practice observations of care practice which includes moving and handling people. No member of staff will support any customer until they have completed their training and signed off as being competent, we take our staff training very seriously.
We are a preferred provider of care for Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council and we also support many people who approach us on a privately-funded basis, through individual budgets and direct payments.




Unit 8b Redbrook Business Park,


S75 1JN

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Training provider

W Academy & Education

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Wildes Education


Kate Evason 07884698439

  • Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard, which includes:
  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Training will take place at the employer premises

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 01 Jun 2022