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Apprentice Office Administrator RW EQUINE VETS LTD

We are looking for a reliable office-based apprentice to assist with the running of our horse vet practice. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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Closing date: 13 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 5.30pm Including 1 hour paid lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 45

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    30 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Answering busy phone lines
  • Making appointments
  • Scanning documents
  • Liaising with insurance companies
  • Washing/tidying surgery & stables
  • Some horse handling
  • Stock checks
  • Processing lab forms
  • Emailing clients
  • Greeting visitors
  • Taking minutes
  • Maintaining client records
  • Registering microchips

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

  • Apprentice will complete a Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard through on the job training
  • The apprenticeship is work based learning which means there is no one-day week at college. Instead, the apprentice will have a teacher that will work with them via tutorials, workshops, and workbooks mostly online, with occasional site visits

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possible ongoing admin position depending on business needs

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, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Good Telephone manner, Reliable


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Desired

Things to consider

We are looking for an organised, energetic person who is good at handling horses, to be part of a fun but hardworking team. Workplace is in a rural location.

About the employer

RW Equine Vet is an independent, family run practice. We are passionate about providing excellent customer service and skilled vets that are friendly and really care.







TN31 6QS

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Training provider



Abbie Lane

01732 402 402

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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