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Apprentice Administrator Diocese of Lancaster Education Service

Based at the Education Centre, Balmoral Road, Lancaster. To offer administration support to the Education Service and Advisers. Duties will include maintaining the office filing/archiving system in both hard and electronic format, raising invoices/statements and assist with credit control process.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 11 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,503.60

    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, shifts to be disclosed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    12 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000121922

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Management and distribution of incoming and outgoing post
  • Answering incoming calls, taking messages, and following through where required
  • Greet any visitors to the offices in a professional manner and provide refreshments when appropriate
  • Audio typing of reports and letters with speed and accuracy Management and coordination of external audio typing facility should workload necessitate the use of external resources
  • Data entry for the accounts payable invoices (in-house training provided)
  • Operate internal Business Management System (BMS) and assist in further development and improvement of the system. (Full training will be provided)
  • Maintain the office filing/archiving system in both hard and electronic format
  • Raise invoices/statements and assist with credit control process
  • Enter external consultant details and assist with setting up new personnel on the BMS
  • Assist with monitoring of timesheet production by internal and external staff
  • Assist with production of Professional Service Agreements for Clients and Consultant Agreements for external staff
  • Proactively assist with the smooth running of the office
  • Diary co-ordination
  • Assistance with marketing; to include, events, campaigns, website, social media accounts
  • Any other duties commensurate with the position

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

Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard.

https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/business-administrator-v1-0

Relevant training will be provided through Lancaster and Morecambe College.

Functional Skills may be required if entry requirements not met.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The Diocese would consider continued employment for the right candidate according to the needs of the service.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Administrative skills, Reliable, Punctual

Qualifications

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

About the employer

The Diocese of Lancaster provides support for all 82 schools in the Diocese. This includes governance, management, administration, finance, inspection and appointment of Senior Leaders.

Employer

Diocese of Lancaster Education Service

Address

The Education Centre

Balmoral Road

Lancaster

LA1 3BT

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Training

Training provider

LANCASTER AND MORECAMBE COLLEGE

Contact

Charlie Helme

c.helme@lmc.ac.uk

01524 521483

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 11 Feb 2023