Business Administrator Apprentice THE MARTIN GALLIER PROJECT

During this apprenticeship opportunity, you will be responsible for the general administration of our Chester base which include; being the first point of contact for anyone visiting the service, answering the telephone and dealing with queries, booking client appointments and general administration duties to support the running of the project.

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Closing date: 06 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,785.92 to £17,338.88

    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

    5 days out of 7 (including weekends) This will be confirmed on a rota-basis. Working hours are 09:30am till 4:30pm

    Total hours per week: 32

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The sucessful candidate will be responsible for the general administration of our Chester base which will include the following duties:  

  • Being the first point of contact for anyone visiting the service. 
  • Answering the telephone and dealing with queries.  
  • Booking in client appointments.  
  • Upkeep on the inhouse CRM system which includes scanning and filing.  
  • Ensuring the office building is kept presentable at all times which includes general cleaning duties
  • Any other general administration duties required.  

The Martin Gallier Project supports people who are affected by suicide, therefore the successful candidate must be comfortable being around the subject of suicide.  
As first point of contact for anyone visiting or calling the project, the successful candidate will also be responsible for meeting and greeting with a friendly and empathetic approach.  
The successful candidate will receive a funded space on ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) which gives participants the skills and confidence to deliver lifesaving suicide interventions.  

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

The Candidate will follow a Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard programme and study towards a full Level 3 Business Administrator This training will be structured and delivered by Cheshire College – South & West. If the candidate does not hold GCSE grades A*-C (9-4) or equivalent, they will be required to complete a Level 2 Functional Skill in the relevant subjects.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On completion of apprenticeship there may be a possible position within the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience, Positive attitude, Can use own initiative, Passion for suicide prevention


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

Things to consider

You will need to think about travel to and from location.

About the employer

The Martin Gallier Project is a suicide prevention, intervention and postvention charity who offers immediate access to non-clinical support to anyone over the age of 16 who is affected by suicide. This includes those who are experiencing a suicidial crisis, people who are experincing thoughts of suicide, families who are supporting a loved one and also those bereaved by suicide.






CH62 1AB

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Training provider



Miss Sophie Foreman


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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