Apprentice Administrator MEARS GROUP PLC

Do you want to kick start a career in a business administration? Do you want that to be with a company rated within The Sunday Times 25 best big companies to work for? Then a Mears Group Apprenticeship could be the answer you've been looking for. Duties will include producing reports, organising meetings and events, plus much more.

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Closing date: 02 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    16-18 - £14,976 (£7.20 p/h) 19+ - £20,800 (£10 p/h)

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    05 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The job role will include a close working relationship with colleagues, customers, clients and the communities in which we work. 

The apprenticeship will provide you with a great opportunity to learn and will give you valuable experience across a number of areas:

  • Handling mail, invoices and preparation of office documentation
  • Managing online systems such as databases, schedules of work and ordering office supplies
  • Engaging with colleagues and different business units, as well as working with our external customers
  • You will have the opportunity to use your initiative, problem solve and manage your own time

We are looking for someone who seeks out challenges or new responsibilities and shows flexibility when priorities change. Can you show initiative, commitment, and perseverance? You could be the future of Mears.

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

  • The apprentice will work towards a Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship standard, this will be a blended delivery a mixture of Microsoft Teams and face to face
  • All training will take place on site and within your working hours

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There are many career opportunities within the Mears Group, these include:

  • Customer Service Advisor
  • Office Manager
  • Planning Supervisor
  • Bid Manager
  • Social Value Co-ordinator
  • Site Supervisor
  • Health and Safety advisor
  • Trainer

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 4/C or above) Desired

Things to consider

As a Mears apprentice you can benefit from: 25 days a year holiday Mears Rewards where you can get discounts from numerous companies, Annual corporate fun days in locations such as Alton Towers and Drayton Manor, Cycle to Work Scheme, NUS Apprenticeship card

About the employer

Mears Group plc is a housing and social care provider. It repairs and maintains over 700,000 social homes across the UK. We provide and manage 17,000 homes for local and central Government and are also responsible for keeping 750,000 social housing homes in the UK in good repair. Mears has 5000+ employees and a footprint across the country. At Mears, we look for people who share our values, along with our commitment to making a positive difference to people’s homes, lives and communities.




Suite 1 Building 4 (Blue Zone) Universal Square

Devonshire Street

North Manchester

M12 6JH

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Training provider



Katy Ash


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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