Business Administrator Apprentice HEYLAND RECRUITMENT LTD

Heyland Recruitment are looking for a Business Administrator to join their friendly team, in the Christleton office. The role provides support to allow the team to work efficiently with clients and candidates. Duties will include formatting CV's, posting vacancies to job boards, maintaining the CRM database, managing the admin inbox.

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Closing date: 12 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    32.5 hours per week Monday - Thursday: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm with half an hour lunch Friday: 10 am - 3 pm with half an hour lunch. We offer a hybrid office/homeworking pattern (Monday & Friday working from home, Tuesday - Thursday in the office)

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Great attention to detail
  • Good basic level of education, including IT skills, and the ability to use Microsoft Office (training will be given on internal systems)
  • Self-motivation and a willingness to learn and develop new skills

Daily key responsibilities:

  • Formatting candidate CV’s using Word and Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Maintaining the CRM database by adding/deleting/updating clients', candidate's and company details
  • Advertising vacancies via Broadbean to various web-boards and our website
  • Removing old vacancies via Broadbean and our website
  • Creating job advert visuals on Canva to post on LinkedIn
  • Reviewing bounce back emails and finding correct email addresses for clients and candidates
  • Requesting employment references for candidates (via email only)

Additional office duties:

  • Answering the phone, taking messages, emailing relevant consultants
  • Take minutes at quarterly office meetings
  • Shredding
  • Keeping the office tidy
  • Placing stationery orders
  • Ad-hoc duties as required

Get in touch if you think you have the skills required and would like to gain a qualification whilst you earn.

The training you will be getting

This is a great opportunity to gain a Level 3 Business Administration qualification and earn whilst you learn!

Throughout the duration of the qualification, you'll be allocated time to prepare and research for your assessor meetings (known as "off the job training") which are held at the office; whilst gaining experience in an office environment.

At the end of the apprenticeship, you'll have an in-house end point assessment - no exams!

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

An apprenticeship in Business Administration can lead to a range of careers, including: Office Junior, Office Manager etc.

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


GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE's including English and Maths (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

The office is accessible via a set of stairs.

About the employer

At Heyland Recruitment we specialise in the recruitment of Senior Finance, Finance, Accountancy, HR, Marketing and Procurement staff for both temporary and permanent positions. Working alongside some of the UK’s leading companies, our team has a combined experience of over half a century of hands-on recruitment expertise. We pride ourselves on developing long-term professional relationships with all candidates and clients alike.









Amy Jones


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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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