Business Administration Apprenticeship ASHFORD PLACE

Do you want to gain an apprenticeship and gain experience in administration, customer-facing roles? Are you an organised, detail-oriented person? If you answered yes to all of the above, this could be the role for you! We’re looking for a community administrator with strong communication and interpersonal skills, excellent attention to detail.

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Closing date: 18 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

In this role, your responsibilities will include:

  • Being first point of contact for all visitors
  • Working with venue bookings administrator, communicating and managing hirings
  • Records keeping, including basic finance tasks and database updates
  • General point of contact regarding building use, monitoring and responding to queries
  • Some out-of-hours opening/closing of the building (by arrangement)
  • Marketing and outreach, including social media and our wordpress website, using programmes like, ‘Canva’.

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Business Administration standard.
  • Functional skills maths and English, if required.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The successful candidate can also go onto further training or into employment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Administrative skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Desired

About the employer

At Ashford Place, we offer pioneering community-led solutions to the ills affecting the physical, mental and financial wellbeing of our service users. Our approach encourages peer to peer engagement, empowering clients to take the lead in reclaiming their lives, regaining their place in society and improving their wellbeing. The Ashford Place Way involves a community-centred approach to ending social isolation, improving physical and mental health & wellbeing, working with our local community to increase resilience and self-determination, enabling our clients to have a decent and secure home, and supporting our clients, young and older to effectively access quality health and social care. It is based on our guiding principles and emphasises the key roles of the community and of individuals when it comes to creating real and long lasting change in people’s lives. We are building Ashford Place into a cohesive, networked, organisation embedded in the community. We act as the catalyst between a wide range of community stakeholders – community members, Ashford Place employees and trustees, faith and religious groups, councillors and council staff, community services and local businesses – to harness the collective capacity and capability of community resources for the greater good. We want to continue to develop a local community we are all proud of and where everyone can contribute and participate together.







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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


Sabreena Valydon

07495 464797

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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