Business Admin Apprentice- Level 2 - Mortgage Broker Admin Assistant BROOK FINANCIAL SERVICES LTD

Brook Financial Services Ltd are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Business Admin Apprentice to join their successful Mortgage Broker business, based in their office at Barugh Green, Barnsley.

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Closing date: 27 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £131.25

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 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 £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    9:00- 17:30 Mon to Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    09 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001181718

  • Positions

    1 available

Assist the administration team with:

  • Post received/dispatched
  • Photocopying/scanning documents
  • Delivering an excellent service to external clients-written and by telephone
  • Delivering an excellent service to internal clients (mortgage/protection advisers)
  • Maintaining accurate records in respect of actions taken, to ensure that the process is efficient
  • Carry out any other duties requested by line manager to assist with general office duties and to develop the apprentice to their full potential

Apprentices must show commitment to the following:

  • To achieve apprentice framework (Key Skills, NVQ and Technical Certificate) within the specified time frame
  • Attend the apprenticeship induction programme
  • Attend all of the training sessions for the programme whenever necessary
  • Undertake any other required development work as part of the apprenticeship programme as requested

 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

 

  • Effectively use interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Show enthusiasm for any task given and dedication to produce a great result
  • Effectively use organisation and planning skills with attention to detail and follow through.
  • Good IT skills
  • Be reliable and supportive to other departments within the business
  • Operate a variety of standard office machines, including a laptop and a variety of computer software, phone, fax,scanner, calculator, shredding machine and photocopy machine.
  • Maintain an established work schedule
  • Be punctual and hard working
  • Understand the Data Protection Act (relevant to job role)

Personal qualities

 

  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Multi tasker, polite, able to follow instructions but also show initiative.
  • Polite
  • Excellent time keeping  

Qualifications required

  • GCSE's  A* -C in  GCSE Maths, English (or equivalent)
  • ICT Qualification or Relevant Office based work experience

Future prospects

Potential Progression to Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship For the perfect candidate, the opportunity to progress within other areas of the Mortgage/Protection broker business

Things to consider

Please provide a mobile telephone number on your application, if successful, an invitation via text message will be sent to you, to attend college for approval on the apprenticeship programme. It is essential you attend this interview to process in full your application to the employer. Please note that certificates showing acquired qualifications are required as part of your application, please bring with you the following information to your approval meeting at college: • Photographic proof of ID • Qualification certificates • Updated CV Please send your updated CV to r.schofield@barnsley.ac.uk If you require help with putting together a CV or Interview skills, please contact: 01226 216 123 for our FREE Workshops. Please ensure travel to this employer's location is realistic and something you could commit to.

About the employer

Mortgage Advice Bureau is one of the UK's leading independent mortgage brokers. We have won multiple awards including; being voted Best Mortgage Broker at the British Mortgage Awards in 2011, 2012, 2013 and Best national adviser as voted by What Mortgage magazine in both 2010 and 2011. This is a testament to our forward thinking and proactive approach to improving the services we provide to our customers.

Employer

BROOK FINANCIAL SERVICES LTD

Address

9 Morston Claycliffe Office Park

Whaley Road

Barnsley

S75 1HQ

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Training provider


Delivery to be completed onsite by Assessor to complete an intermediate  technical certificate in Business Admin

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

BARNSLEY COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Barnsley College

Contact

Rachelle Schofield 01226 216 166 r.schofield@barnsley.ac.uk


Other information

From 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

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Closing date: 27 Aug 2017