Personal Assistant to Berkshire Care Association Chair and Volunteers St Davids Nursing Home

Contribute to the expansion and development of BCA by assisting the chair and volunteers.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    To be agreed upon appointment

  • Working week

    Can be flexible hours – usually 9- 5pm, 3 – 5 days per week

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    16 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • To assist the chair in carrying out duties of the organisation.
  • To prepare meeting agendas and mins
  • To organise events and meetings, training, speakers, venues etc as directed
  • To attend meetings and take notes
  • To deputise for the chair or volunteers on occasions / to represent the organisation where appropriate
  • To prepare spread sheets as directed
  • To keep the website and social media input up to date as directed
  • To contribute positively to the organisation

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • IT literate
  • Common sense!
  • Able to answer phone, pass on messages and glean information from people succinctly


Personal qualities

  • Kind, interested, hard working and flexible with what needs to be done
  • Honest
  • Willing

Qualifications required

None, though a sound knowledge of, and ability to read, write, type and spell in English would be greatly beneficial

Future prospects

On successful completion of apprenticeship qualification, candidate could expect to become a full member of staff

Things to consider

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.

About the employer

BCA is hosted within Ascot Priory, by Ascot Residential homes Ltd, and is run a board of 14 volunteers. Our focus is Raising Standards in Care, by assisting and supporting care providers across the county with guidance, advice, signposting, and direct help when needed.


St Davids Nursing Home


St. Davids

Priory Road



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Training provider

On the job training with the support, guidance and monitoring from a dedicated industry qualified course lead/assessor from Bracknell & Wokingham College to achieve BTEC Business Administration Level 3 qualification


Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bracknell & Wokingham College


Maria Cumming 01344 766666

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017