Apprentice Business Administrator FARLEIGH HOSPICE

Business Administrator Apprentice working as part of the Corporate Services Team. Potential to lead to a full time role after the apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 14 Dec 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

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    16 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

• To provide project managers with administrative support through effective maintenance of project plans, collating updates on progress, deadline dates being met or not and raising any concerns.
• Maintain financial records of projects for presentation at meetings
• To produce monthly performance data on key functions, such as HR, L&D, IG, HSE and others to support effective decision making.
• To take notes and minutes in meetings such as project meetings, committees and team meetings.
• To audit the use of systems to ensure data integrity and support managers and staff where improvements are required.
• To prepare staff communication briefings covering projects and strategy development to ensure everyone is kept informed
• To support key strategy implementations such as Organisational Development, Wellbeing, Learning and Development and Internal communications
• To provide support to service improvement initiatives.

The training you will be getting

  • Business Administration Apprentice Level 3 
  • One day a week on-site training with a tutor from Chelmsford College 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potential full-time role for the right candidate

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade Grade 9-4 GCSE or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

The post holder will need to be flexible and adaptable in order to respond to other duties that may be required from time to time and the changes and developments within the Hospice appropriate to the role.

About the employer

As a team we pride ourselves in delivering high levels of customer service, we work collaboratively to achieve our goals and ensure that:​​ ​​ The Hospice is clean, safe, secure and welcoming​ . Our patients and our visitors feel welcomed, can access our services both in person in our building or electronically​​. Our staff and our volunteers are supported, valued, highly engaged and feel able to participate fully in our one team approach​​.








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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


Hugo Skepelhorn


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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