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Apprentice Insolvency Administrator BEGBIES TRAYNOR LIMITED

We have an exciting opportunity for one apprentice to work within our personal and corporate restructuring and recovery team, providing general support to other Administrators and members of the team to meet client needs. This is a great opportunity to join an established and experienced professional team, where your career can grow.

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Closing date: 15 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday (37.5 hours per week - 9.00am - 5.30pm)

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000097416

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The candidate must have excellent communication skills, a strong knowledge of computer applications and an ability to develop effective working relationships at all levels. 

Due to the nature of the work, previous administration experience and an interest and ability in handling finance related issues would be advantageous.

This is a great opportunity to join an established and experienced professional team, where your career can grow.

Some of the things you can expect to be involved in when assisting with insolvency cases:

  • Liaising with agents and solicitors associated with the cases
  • Preparation of statutory paperwork
  • Assisting with the disposal of assets, collection of debts and the distribution of funds to creditors
  • Corresponding with creditors and other interested parties
  • Providing Ad-hoc administrative support to the team as required

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

Business Administrator Apprenticeship Level 3.

Functional skills in maths and English at Level 2 or equivalent if not already achieved.

What will I study?

The responsibilities of the role are to support and engage with different parts of the organisation and interact with internal or external customers, with a focus on adding value. The Business Administrator is expected to deliver their responsibilities efficiently and with integrity, showing a positive attitude. The role involves demonstrating strong communication skills and adopting a proactive approach to developing skills.

You will study skills in the use of multiple IT packages and systems relevant to the organisation in order to: write letters or emails, create proposals, perform financial processes and record and analyse data. Examples include MS Office or equivalent packages. Production of accurate records and documents including: emails, letters, files, payments, reports and proposals. Make recommendations for improvements and present solutions to management. Draft correspondence, write reports and develop the ability to review others' work.

Build and maintain positive relationships within their own team and across the organisation. Demonstrate the ability to influence and challenge appropriately. Become a role model to others, developing coaching skills as you gain area knowledge. Take responsibility for initiating and completing tasks, and managing priorities and time in order to successfully meet deadlines. Positively work towards the supervision of colleagues and set a positive example for others in the workplace.

Method of delivery:

Apprentices will typically attend York College on a day release for the duration of the apprenticeship and work with their employer for the remainder of their contracted hours. During their time in College, apprentices will work towards developing their knowledge, skills and behaviours, and at work will consolidate their on-programme learning with the support of their employer. An assessor will visit every 8-10 weeks to discuss and monitor progress on the apprenticeship in conjunction with the employer.

How will I be assessed?

Functional skills at Level 2 must be achieved before an apprentice can progress to the End-Point Assessment (EPA) which includes the following areas:

Online Multiple-Choice Test: 50 multiple-choice questions to be completed in 60 minutes under invigilation conditions. The apprentice must pass the test before they progress to the interview and presentation.

Portfolio Interview: The 30-45-minute interview assesses the apprentice’s competence, self-reflection, judgement and understanding of the entire apprenticeship.

Project Presentation: The apprentice delivers a presentation on a project that they have completed or a process that they have improved.

An independent assessor will award an overall grade of Pass/Distinction/Fail.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This role will be part of a wider team providing insolvency services to clients. It is seen as an apprenticeship role offering the post holder development and training to enable them to become an Insolvency Administrator.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Adaptability, Motivated, Enthusiastic

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

After you submit your application, please look out for an email from businesspartnerships@yorkcollege.ac.uk. You must reply, otherwise your application will not be considered.

About the employer

Begbies Traynor is the UK’s leading Corporate Rescue and Recovery practice. We provide our services via a nationwide network of 37 offices, with clients ranging from small businesses and professional advisers to large corporations and financial institutions

Employer

BEGBIES TRAYNOR LIMITED

Address

11 Clifton Moor Business Village

James Nicolson Link

Clifton Moor

YO30 4XG

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Training

Training provider

YORK COLLEGE

Contact

Business Partnerships

businesspartnerships@yorkcollege.ac.uk

01904770368

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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