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Admin & Finance Apprentice - Richmondshire Leisure Trust RICHMONDSHIRE LEISURE TRUST

The Admin & Finance Apprentice will contribute towards the effective management of all of Richmondshire Leisure Trust’s facilities by assisting in the production of management information and accounts.

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Closing date: 28 Oct 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 8:30am – 3.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • The post holder will assist in the provision of management information for the General Manager so that performance can be monitored to ensure contract targets are attained.
  • The post holder will assist in the updating of the computerised accountancy system.
  •  The post holder will perform routine clerical duties including opening and logging all incoming mail, photocopying and producing letters and documents as required.
  • The post holder will be responsible for the management of counting and reconciliation of the daily income for all areas of the organisation in accordance with the Trust’s financial procedures. They will enter financial data onto the computer where necessary.
  • The post holder will assist in the upkeep and management of the computerised Leisure Management systems and be responsible for maintaining the membership database.
  • The post holder will be responsible for the management of the personnel filing system in accordance with Data Protection legislation.
  •  The post holder will collate the required information and produce the weekly energy consumption spreadsheet in the specified timescales.
  • The post holder will where required cover reception duties.
  •  The post holder will be the departmental representative at appointed meetings and take minutes where required.
  • The post holder will manage the administration of the car park systems.
  •  The post holder will assist the team in all aspects of HR, Admin & Finance including swim scheme and payroll administration processes.
  •   The post holder will administer the purchase order processing system.
  •  The post holder will be required to attend staff training or undertake training courses deemed appropriate to their role.
  • The post holder will produce and maintain an annual meetings calendar
  • The post holder will be responsible for administering DBS checks.
  • The post holder will ensure that they adhere to Health & Safety procedures and follow the Trust’s Environmental systems.
  • The post holder will be required to wear any uniform provided including their name badge and to appear smart and well-groomed at all times.
  • The post holder will perform any additional duties required.
  • The post holder may be required to work at any other site under RLT’s control.

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

Business admin Level 3, the apprentice will have 1:1 sessions with an allocated tutor either online or in person, these sessions will be delivered at the workplace which is Richmond swimming pool, DL10 4LD.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possibility of progressing to a higher-level apprenticeship or full-time employment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4+/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Math (Grade 4+/C) Desired

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About the employer

Richmondshire Leisure Trust is a registered charity that provides leisure activities and community development services in Richmondshire. This provision is delivered from Richmond Swimming Pool, Colburn Leisure Centre, Liberty Health Club, and along with a variety of outreach activities for all ages. Richmondshire Leisure Trust is a private limited company by guarantee without share capital use of “Limited” exemption. Our Leisure Trust board is made up of local volunteers who are both Trustees of our charity and Directors of companies, which is limited by guarantee. Our staff work tirelessly to bring together members of the community to foster both mental and physical wellbeing.






DL10 4LD

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Training provider



Amber Spooner


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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