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Recruitment Administrator Witherslack Group Limited

We are looking for an Administrator to join our friendly, hardworking and dedicated Recruitment team, based in our Head Office in Lupton. You will support our Children’s Homes, Schools and Therapeutic Teams with their recruitment administration.

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

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Closing date: 27 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    To be determined.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Your responsibilities will include

  • Posting job adverts and arranging interviews
  • Supporting hiring managers with recruitment administration
  • Using our in-house IT systems such as our Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
  • Work closely with department managers to ensure compliance
  • Dealing with all sorts of enquiries from candidates and colleagues, providing a great all-round administrative service

You will also make sure that our staff are recruited in line with safer recruitment practices, which is crucial to the safeguarding of our children and young people.


The successful applicant will be people focused. You will be able to demonstrate accuracy, computer literacy, an organised approach to your work and a keen eye for detail. As someone who can form good working relationships with colleagues based at different sites, you’ll enjoy multi-tasking and helping others.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills


  • Ability to plan, organise and prioritise workload
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Pleasant telephone manner
  • Attention to detail - accuracy
  • Confident IT Skills
  • Ability to learn new IT systems
  • Able to work to strict deadlines
  • Able to prioritise work
  • Ability to multitask

Personal qualities

We are looking for someone who can be professional, with a helpful and friendly attitude with diplomatic, confident and efficient manner. The right candidate will have a customer service focused approach, both with external contact and with colleagues

Desired qualifications

4 GCSE’s at grades A*- D (9-4) including Maths and English (or equivalent).

Candidates who have not attended an Apprenticeship Interview at LMC prior to Interview must achieve at least a Level 1 on the Initial Assessment to be complete prior to enrolment. 

Future prospects

This role is a good foundation for a career in administration, office support, and finance roles. Career prospects depend on the individual's abilities and interests.

Things to consider


You’ll enjoy a competitive salary, contributory pension (matched up to 5%), free parking, ongoing training, 35 days’ holiday (including bank holidays), Medicash Health Plan/Employee Assistance, a Cycle to Work scheme and a whole host of flexible benefits.

About the employer

We are the leading provider of specialist education and care in the country, built on a foundation of sector leading Ofsted judgements and a long track record of success.

Our specialist schools, learning centres and children’s homes offer truly inspirational environments and life changing opportunities to our children and young people. We also offer endless advice, support and expertise to parents, carers and professionals, helping them find hope, direction and understanding for the best way forward for their child and their family.

As the leading specialist education and care provider in the country we understand our responsibility in leading by example. For our young people and their families, we are committed to continuously going above and beyond to ensure our schools, children’s homes and learning centres are not only sector leading but amongst the very best of their type in the world. To do this we constantly have to reflect, refine and refresh our approaches and environments to ensure they never stop improving and being the best, they possibly can be.

It is the same for our staff, we never want to become complacent as an employer and are driven to always make sure we are constantly improving how we both support and reward every member of our team. Whether it be career development, new benefits, acknowledging amazing achievements or simply celebrating the small things that combine to make life changing impacts – we won’t stop on our journey to become the best possible version of ourselves that we can be.


Witherslack Group Limited


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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lancaster & Morecambe College


Charlie Helme 01524 521483

Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Relevant training will be provided through Lancaster and Morecambe College
  • Subject to attending an Apprenticeship Interview with Lancaster and Morecambe College
  • GCSE English and Maths at grade C/4 (or equivalent) and two other GCSE (or equivalent) qualifiacations at at C/4
  • Functional Skills may be required if entry requirements not met

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 27 Jul 2022