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Business Admin Apprentice @ Essex Ultrasound BalckSquare Solutions Limited

You will be working within this small, busy team completing all administration duties with the added opportunity to work directly for the Sonographer, travelling to offsite locations. You will be expected to be organised and professional at all times, along with being discreet, empathetic and compassionate towards patients.

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Closing date: 23 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

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

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm Some weekend work - TBC by employer

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to undertake a period of training/work experience before fully committing to the business.

Duties include:

  • Liaising with the doctors
  • Using SAGE, Word, and Excel
  • Meeting and greeting patients
  • Making appointments
  • Following up referrals
  • Inputting data onto the bespoke system
  • Updating records
  • Customer service and making the patient feel relaxed and comfortable
  • Vetting reports and confirming all details are correct
  • Assisting in the treatment room to log data and results from the scan
  • Assisting the sonographer during scans
  • Some travel between sites is required
  • Travelling between clinics to support the Sonography team

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

  • Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Full on the job training will be given by the employer, on site
  • Training will be delivered via on site face to face meetings & remote calls with your tutor, within your working week

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • A permanent position will be available for the right apprentice
  • The chance to be an assistant within the health care sector
  • Chance to train in First Aid and Sonography

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Logical, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience, Trustworthy, Discreet


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 9-4) Desired

Things to consider

As noted above, there will be some travel between sites so it is desirable that you either have a full driving license or be working towards passing your driving test. You may be asked to work the odd Saturday, with a day off during the week. By contacting this employer direct, you may jeopardise your application.

About the employer

Optical Recruitment Specialists. When you have the right people in your business, people with the right skills and motivations, people who are excited and passionate about what they do and why they do it, that’s when awesome things happen. Specialising in the optical market we help our clients attract, select, retain, and develop the best people in the market.


BalckSquare Solutions Limited


Canvey Primary Care Centre

Long Road

Canvey Island



Samantha Hayter


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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