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Apprentice Administrator YOURSHIELD LIMITED

We are seeking an ambitious and self-motivated apprentice with the prospect of moving into a Commercial Insurance role upon completion of the apprenticeship. This opportunity is perfect for a candidate looking to get their foot in the door in the Commercial Insurance world and gain industry standard qualifications along the way.

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Closing date: 17 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001839025

  • Positions

    1 available

We are seeking an ambitious and self-motivated apprentice with the prospect of moving into a Commercial Insurance role upon completion of the apprenticeship. This opportunity is perfect for a candidate looking to get their foot in the door in the Commercial Insurance world and gain industry standard qualifications along the way.

20% of your working week will be dedicated to study, which will be supported by an appointed learning provider. The rest of your working week will be spent on the job with your colleagues assisting the account handling team with their day-to-day duties.

No previous work experience for this role is required as full training will be provided.

Apprentice Administrator Duties:

  • Create and update records and databases with personnel, financial and other data
  • Answering incoming calls; taking messages and re-directing calls as required
  • Scanning and processing documentation and letters
  • Dealing with email enquiries
  • Use of bespoke software
  • Leaarning and understanding of the insurance sector and relevant regulations and policies
  • Supporting the wider team
  • General administrative duties

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally, both verbally and in writing
  • Strong detail orientation and communication/listening skills
  • Possess a strong work ethic and team player mentality
  • Dedicated to completing professional studies

Personal qualities

  • Has a pleasant, patient and friendly attitude
  • Hardworking with a drive to progress
  • Enthusiastic
  • Punctual
  • Reliable

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum grade C(4) and above in English and maths.

Future prospects

Progression within the business to more specific insurance based roles including professional qualifications.

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

We are an innovative and market leading Independent Commercial Insurance brokerage based in Harrogate. We have a fantastic team of qualified and highly skilled professionals who recognise that every business has its own unique requirements and challenges when it comes to sourcing and placing insurance arrangements. We aim to provide comprehensive yet affordable insurance solutions partnering unrivalled service levels.

Specialising in commercial insurance we arrange cover for a wide range of businesses across all industries, from multinational logistics operations to tradesman, restaurants, motor traders or manufacturers - we will have you covered. Utilising our knowledge, relationships and expertise within the insurance market, coupled with our personal yet professional approach we successfully implement innovative risk management and insurance portfolios that are completely bespoke to each business that we deal with.

Employer

YOURSHIELD LIMITED

Address

Suite 9

Harrogate Business Centre

Hookstone Avenue

Harrogate

HG2 8ER

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Training

Training provider

Skills Edge

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills Edge

Contact

Calvin Goodson 01603 577962 calvin.goodson@skillsedge.co.uk

  • The Business Administrator Apprenticeship programme is the perfect entry into a professional working environment. It will provide the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills and behaviours that are desirable within any business sector and will also provide foundation skills that can be developed and built on to progress into supervisory roles. The apprenticeship provides an insight into the business environment and influences on it and will lay the foundation knowledge for success
  • Develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours of successful business administrators
  • Regular tutorials and assessments from an experienced business professional
  • Interactive chat, forums and class notebooks for real time support and assistance from experienced business professionals
  • Apprentices benefit from our internal qualified End-Point-Assessor to prepare and guide them through their EPA
  • Exam tips, tricks and strategies
  • Functional skills if needed

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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