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The successful applicant will have the pleasure of working in a professional and friendly environment, in clean and modern offices. Reporting to the Managing Director, and working closely with the Payroll Manager, this role will support the HR team with front-line payroll and administrative support.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Between £16,000 to £18,000

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    05 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assisting in payroll queries, both via email and the phone.
  • Supporting in adhoc projects.
  • Format and distribute standard payroll reports
  • Perform basic review of payroll reports
  • Working as part of a team supporting workload.
  • Understanding and maintenance of the Payroll control sheets

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

Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship Level 3 This level is ideal for existing staff or new talent in an accounting or finance role. Their work could include assisting in the day-to-day financial activities such as data entry to month end management accounts and/or year-end financial statements. You will be studying the AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting.

Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

This level will encourage you to master more complex accounting principles in both Bookkeeping and Management Accounting. You will study 5 units which forms part of your End-Point Assessment (EPA):

Financial Accounting; Preparing Financial Statements (FAPS)
Management Accounting Techniques (MATS)
Tax Processes for Business (TPFB)
Business Awareness (BUAW)
Advanced Synoptic Assessment (ADSY)

Training will be provided by attending face-to-face classroom-based lessons. An apprenticeship has to be relevant to the job you are undertaking, and you must dedicate 20% of your time towards it.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full time role as a payroll assistant.

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, Patience


A Level or equivalent A levels (Grade A, B and C) Desired

About the employer

Established in 2018, Bluelight Healthcare Recruitment was created to address the need for top-class and affordable medical professionals across the public and private sectors. We identify ourselves as a PEOPLE business thus we source the best local talent, scout the most sought-after hospitals and clients, and provide our rapidly growing and prestigious clientele base with the best medical professionals in the market today. We are dynamic and always upgrading our staff to meet ALL the needs of our growing clientele base.




CEME Campus

Marsh Way


RM13 8EU

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Training provider



Baffour Awuah


Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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