Apprentice Admin Assistant AbleCare Homes

Assisting the management group with a variety of administration tasks across payroll, recruitment, procurement and general administrative tasks within a care home environment.

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Closing date: 04 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    30 hours per week, Attend college 1 day per week at our Filton Campus, Shifts will be discussed at interview

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Roles and responsibilies include:

  • Assisting Administrators and Administration Manager with everyday office tasks such as, taking minutes for meetings, sending, and responding to emails on behalf of head office, online orders on behalf of the homes
  • Managing resident birthdays, assisting with payroll and recruitment
  • Filing and organising of paperwork. Additional admin tasks such as printing and laminating etc

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

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard:

A standard contains a list of the skills, knowledge and behaviours an apprentice will need to have learned by the end of their apprenticeship
A portfolio will be compiled throughout the apprenticeship to reflect this and will include evidence collated from the work place such as, but not limited to, emails, letters, reports, presentations, appraisal information, and witness testimonies.

To achieve the full Level 3, all units of the Diploma must be passed, meeting the assessment criteria. College attendance for the delivery of the diploma is mandatory for all apprentices.

Level 3 Diploma for the Business Administrator Units:

  • Principles of business administration
  • Personal and professional development
  • Managing performance
  • Your organisation
  • Communication in a business environment
  • Project management
  • ICT for business, Apprenticeship standard Business administrator
    Attend our Filton Campus 1 day per week

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On the successful completion of the apprenticeship, permanent postion will be discussed.

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, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent GCSE's Maths and English (Grade A*-C or 4-9*) Essential

Things to consider

Based in a small office near Frenchay Common. The owners of the business often bring their dogs to the office so much feel comfortable around small and large (very friendly) dogs.

About the employer

AbleCare Homes is a South West, Bristol based family run residential care home company set up in 1983, which was when we established our first care home, Belvedere Lodge. Since then, the company has expanded around the South West and Bristol and now offers the choice of six professionally run care homes.


AbleCare Homes





BS16 1NE

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Training provider



Amy Archer


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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