Business Administration Apprentice 1 Oak Home Care

1 Oak Care are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Business Admin Apprentice at Level 3. You will join a team of supportive colleagues who will support you in all-round training that will give you some great experiences in an office where no two days are the same!

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Closing date: 14 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Performance related bonuses and salary increases throughout the Apprenticeship.

    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 to Friday hours vary between 8am to 5pm. There may be remote working required in the evenings and weekends.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role is very much based around being a team player, as you will be given the opportunity to work with various areas of the company, such as rotas, HR and Administration.

This will give you valuable experience of how businesses are run and allow you to put your new business skills into practice.

You will be interacting with colleagues, customers & third party professionals in the health and social care sector daily and assist with the day-to-day administration that is vital for our business’s growth. 

Your key responsibilities and duties will include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Answering the telephones and dealing with enquiries
  • Corresponding via email
  • Covering scanning and online organisation of scanned documents
  • Providing support to the management team & running reports and surveys
  • Organising events for business and manage associated costs
  • Producing system reports, working with Excel spreadsheets and data collection/processing
  • Supporting with Social Media - both posting and responding
  • Running errands as required
  • Assisting with project work as required

Full training & support alongside your apprenticeship will be provided by the training provider and your colleagues.

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

Level 3 Business Administrator standard.

  • 15 months practical training period, plus 3 months for End Point Assessment
  • Work-based training with your employer
  • On-site assessment visits through the training provider
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English, if required
  • Off the job training will count for at least 6 hours per week at work 

Qualifications included:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English and maths 

End Point Assessment:

  • Knowledge test
  • Portfolio based interview
  • Project/improvement presentation 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

1 Oak Care is a progressive and ambitious family run business who believe in developing their own staff for future success.

Completing an apprenticeship with 1 Oak will provide the grounding for individuals to progress within the business and specialise into a function that suits their skill set as they develop.

There will be opportunities to further their learning by doing additional qualifications and our ambition will be that our apprentice will be continuously supported and potentially become a manager in the future.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent any 4 subjects (Grade (Grade 4/C or equivalent)) Desired

Things to consider

We are based on the outskirts of Sudbury, so travelling by bus isn’t ideal from some areas. We also have a part-time office dog, so you need to decide if this will be an issue for you. Please apply as soon as possible for this role. Should the right candidate be found prior to the closing date, then the vacancy may be closed early.

About the employer

1 Oak Home Care is a domiciliary care company based in Sudbury, with clients also in surrounding areas such as Bury St Edmunds and Colchester. We have a daycentre in Sudbury for those living with Dementia. 1 Oak is a company that thinks outside the box when it comes to Care - we are regulated and monitored by the Care Quality Commission and are currently rated as Good in all areas.


1 Oak Home Care





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Angel Clark


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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