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Financial Services – Mortgage Case Administrator Apprentice Connells Group

This is the great opportunity to gain your first step into the financial services industry, where progression is very real and full training will be provided. We will consider candidates from all industries, who have exceptionally strong customer service skills and are also skilled at building strong working relationships.

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Closing date: 19 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £20,000.00

  • Working week

    9.00am – 5.30pm Monday – Friday ( 1 hour unpaid lunch)

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    20 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000079394

  • Positions

    6 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will pride yourself on providing an outstanding customer experience by taking your customers through their journey from initial mortgage application stage to the completion of their property purchase or re-mortgage. You will thrive within a fast paced, pressurised environment whilst keeping the customer at the heart of what you do. You’ll also relish problem solving to support the customer through their journey.

You will enjoy using the knowledge we can provide you with of the Financial Services, home buying and Conveyancing industries and your strong relationship skills when liaising with Mortgage Lenders, Solicitors, and Mortgage Consultants etc.

Examples of the role:

Proactively progressing individual cases from mortgage application through to completion

Problem solving when required to move purchases and re-mortgages along

Working as a part of a vibrant team to support our Mortgage Consultants pipelines

Maintaining a positive relationship with customers and Mortgage Consultants

Working to deadlines to ensure customers achieve their dream move

Prioritising and organising your workload to ensure the best outcome is achieved

What we can offer you:

  • Full Training and support
  • Clear career progression path
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays with increase on length of service
  • Access to free Gym
  • In-house Coffee Shop
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Exclusive company benefits including pension and access to our award winning
  • Under One Roof scheme

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

Level 3 Financial Services Administrator apprenticeship standard.

The Financial Services Administrator apprenticeship is ideal for learners beginning an entry level role in the financial sector.

As an entry level role, this apprenticeship provides the foundation, knowledge, skills, experience and competencies achieved as part of an introduction to the industry and which will be transferable across a number of career paths including Senior Administrator, Paraplanner, Financial Adviser or Mortgage Adviser.

Key Learning Outcomes:

• Achieve a broad understanding of the structure of the Financial Services market.

• An understanding of the Financial Services regulatory framework, products & systems.

• Learn the importance of relationship building with clients and colleagues.

• Understanding of processes and procedures relevant to the role.

• Development of commercial awareness.

• Building skills and capabilities within a successful and reputable organisation.

Professional Qualifications:

CF1 awarded by The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII)

Completion of one of the above Qualifications will provide a solid foundation for the learner and can lead on to progression to study in other areas.

To help prepare the Apprentice for the professional qualification, they are provided with Simply Academy’s qualification resource package, alongside a structured study plan supported by a series of live revision sessions with our qualified tutors.

The Apprentice is assigned a dedicated experienced mentor to guide them through the programme. Regular scheduled interactions with the apprentice ensure they are developing the Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours required to become competent in the role.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We offer a clear, defined career path, support to study for relevant job qualifications and a fantastic reward and recognition scheme, all wrapped up in a fun and positive working environment.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Enthusiastic, Punctual

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths, English and 3 others (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any subject (Grade All grades) Desired

Things to consider

Please note you may be asked to complete suitability assessments as part of the recruitment process. Once you have submitted your application, you will be contacted to discuss your application and arrange a telephone interview if you meet our initial shortlisting criteria. Your application may be shared with training provider and employer.

About the employer

Connells Group is the largest, most successful and most profitable high street estate agency and property services provider in the UK. Founded in 1936 and with a network of over 1,250 branches nationwide, the Group combines residential sales and lettings expertise with a range of consumer and corporate services including new homes, mortgage services, conveyancing, EPC provision, surveying, corporate lettings, PRS, Build to Rent, asset management, land & planning and auctions.

Employer

Connells Group

Address

11 Tudor Court, Wootton Hope Drive

Wootton

Northampton

NN4 6FF

Contact

Georgia Marlow

Georgia.marlow@apprentice-employment.co.uk

07540 716312

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Training

Training provider

SIMPLY ACADEMY LTD

Apprenticeship standard

Financial services administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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