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Business Administration Apprenticeship STOWMARKET TOWN COUNCIL

Stowmarket Town Council is proud to serve a population of approximately 21,000 people who live in Stowmarket in the heart of Suffolk. The Town Council is the tier of local government that is closest to the community that it serves, it is based in the town and is accountable to the local community for acting in the best interests of Stowmarket.

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Closing date: 12 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,639.24

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, Monday - Thursday, 9:00am - 5.30pm, Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000058632

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

At Stowmarket Town Council our aim is to serve the people of Stowmarket. There is an opportunity for an administration apprentice to join our team. We are seeking an Apprentice Business Administrator to join the Corporate Support Team. The Corporate Support Team interacts with all areas of the organisation. Reporting to the Accounting and Finance Officer, this is a fantastic opportunity for a junior administrator to work in a varied role providing general Finance and administrative support for the Corporate Support and Accounting functions within the Council. There will be opportunities to use new systems and processes. The role includes, but is not limited to:

• Raising Customer Invoices. Credit Control. Reconciling Sales Accounts.

• Downloading Supplier invoices. Inputting Invoices. Reconciling Accounts

• Filing, photocopying, scanning documents and general administration duties

• Updating Policies and Procedures as directed.

• Updating the various computer programmes used by the Team.

• Provide back up support to other teams when required.

• General administrative support for Officers and to undertake projects as required.

• Assisting in the delivery of the Induction programme and personnel training to new starters.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Business Administration Level 3

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This is a small organisation, with increasing responsibilities and duties, therefore, there may be a role available within organisation upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

Long periods of working on a computer, location Stowmarket Town Centre. Occasional working out side of normal office hours, small team - varied role.

About the employer

Stowmarket Town Council is proud to serve a population of approximately 21,000 people who live in Stowmarket in the heart of Suffolk. The Town Council is the tier of local government that is closest to the community that it serves as it is based in the town and it is accountable to the local community for acting in the best interests of Stowmarket. They are the only tier of local government that is based in Stowmarket and dedicated to serving the town. They are often referred to as being “grassroots” local government as they are close to the local community and committed to delivering projects, services and events that make Stowmarket a better place. A broad summary of the main areas of work is provided below: Allotments, Burial Services and Cemeteries, CCTV, Community Engagement, Community Grants, Community Planning, Environmental Action, Floral displays and memorial trees, Food and Drink Festival, Grit Bin Scheme, Litter Picking, Lobbying, Markets, Planning Consultations, Recreation Ground and Play Areas, Remembrance, STEM Festival, Stow fiesta, Stowmarket Christmas Fayre, Stowmarket Community Centre, Stowmarket Town Awards, The Regal, Tree Planting

Employer

STOWMARKET TOWN COUNCIL

Address

1 Takers Lane

STOWMARKET

IP14 1EZ

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Training

Training provider

WEST SUFFOLK COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: 12 Sep 2022