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Administrator Apprentice Abacus Associates

Excellent opportunity to work for an established firm of financial advisers. You will work in a busy office providing an efficient and comprehensive admin service to our advisers.

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Closing date: 21 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,754.20

    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 09:00 - 17:00, with a 1-hour lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000119677

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be responsible for a range of administrative tasks including:

  • Opening and distributing post
  • Scanning
  • Answering the phone
  • Stationary requests
  • You will meet and greet clients/visitors to the office
  • Have regular contact with insurance providers and advisers

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

Formal training is delivered at HWGTA, located in Holmer Road (HR4 9SX).

You will receive training a training plan that is specific to your qualification, with sessions that are delivered through a combination of face-to-face and remote.

Additional training for Functional Skills in English and maths will be undertaken if needed.

You will receive monthly visits from your assigned Learning and Development Specialist, who will set you work, monitor your development and well-being, and discuss training sessions. They will also prepare you for your End Point Assessment to gain your Business Administration Level 3 qualification.

There is also a five-day teambuilding residential trip that is held in the spring of each year.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

For a successful candidate, on completion of the apprenticeship, a full-time position will be offered.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Knowledge of Microsoft office, Positive attitude, Self-motivated, Ability to work individually, Enthusiastic, Ability to prioritise work, Able to meet set deadlines

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

This is a large open-plan office where you will be working side by side with other team members.

About the employer

Abacus Associates are a well-established firm of Independent Financial Advisers based in the centre of Hereford.

Employer

Abacus Associates

Address

2nd Floor office suite

36-39 Broad Street

Hereford

HR4 9AR

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Training

Training provider

HEREFORDSHIRE AND WORCESTERSHIRE GROUP TRAINING ASSOCIATION LIMITED

Contact

Hayley Grismond

Hayley.grismond@hwgta.org

01432 377010

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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