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Apprentice Administrator KENNEDY SERVICES LTD

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice Administrator at a leading company in Washington, Tyne and Wear. Kennedy Services Ltd are looking for an ambitious individual who has a positive, proactive and motivated mind-set, and the ability to work well as part of a team but also be self-motivated with the ability to work independently.

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,750.00

  • Working week

    Mon-Fri 9am-5pm 37.5 hours p/w

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000069768

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice Administrator at a leading company in Washington, Tyne and Wear. Kennedy Services Ltd are looking for an ambitious individual who has a positive, proactive and motivated mind-set, and the ability to work well as part of a team but also be self-motivated with the ability to work independently. The successful candidate will provide administrative support to the Accounts Department in the daily running of the company. The employer will fully support the successful candidate through their apprenticeship and offers great progression opportunities.

Main duties include:

  • Liaising with customers and suppliers via telephone and email, and deal with enquiries appropriately
  • Opening and distributing company’s post and also sending post
  • General office administration duties for the team, such as photocopying, filing, printing, laminating and scanning
  • Taking receipt of deliveries and informing relevant person
  • Typing minutes of any meeting held and to distribute to the relevant people
  • To follow up on missing paperwork and troubleshoot
  • Assisting with booking training and keeping training matrix up to date
  • Creating and maintaining COSHH data sheets
  • Maintaining stock of stationery and refreshments
  • Take out job numbers as requested, enter in job book, update Sage projects and Application progress
  • Assist with any purchase/sales ledger queries
  • Match delivery notes to purchase invoices
  • Sage: Data input of timesheets & purchase invoices, and Update Customer and Supplier Information
  • Keep up to date with subcontractor insurance, sending update requests as required

These duties are not exhaustive and other duties may be required.

Successful candidate should have strong IT skills.

Probationary period applies.

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

Training to be provided

Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
End-Point Assessment (EPA)
Training delivered by Access Training through a mixture of projects, training workshops and one to one support.

Apprenticeship standard

Business Administrator

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The successful applicant would have good long-term prospects with the opportunity to progress onto an Accounts apprenticeship after completing the Business Administrator.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Minimum Grade A-C/4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Minimum Grade A-C/4-9) Essential

Things to consider

This role will gradually progress into an Administration and accounts role, and will suit someone who likes to carry out varied tasks. No experience required as full training will be provided. Please ensure that you can travel to Washington for a 09.00am start.

About the employer

Formed in 1978, Kennedy Services Ltd are a leading mechanical and electrical engineering services contractor based in Washington, Tyne and Wear. For over 40 years, Kennedy Services have provided building services contracting, from design and building to traditional projects to clients in both the private and public sectors.

Employer

KENNEDY SERVICES LTD

Address

ALEXANDER HOUSE

STATION ROAD

COLUMBIA

NE38 7BD

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Training

Training provider

ACCESS TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

info@accesstraining.org

0191 490 4646

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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