Apprentice Administrator HEATH ELECTRICAL SERVICES MK LIMITED

Due to continued growth, Heath Electrical is looking to recruit our latest apprentice and is searching for a Business Administrator to join the friendly team. If you are an enthusiastic individual who would like to develop your career as our latest apprentice, then Heath Electrical would love to hear from you.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 11 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £16,500.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000224928

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

At Health Electrical we are proud of our story and how we have become what we are today. After being open for 8 years, we have hired 27 staff, trained 9 apprentices, and welcomed 5 babies into the family, it's a fantastic story!

You will be supporting the team's activities, and specifically, your duties will be:

  • Receiving enquiries for potential new works and setting up for the estimators to undertake pricing. This also includes communicating with clients and printing off required documentation.
  • Providing estimators support through the bid process.
  • Sourcing of materials and associated costs for works being priced
  • Undertaking simple estimates that gradually increase in complexity through the training period.

Other responsibilities:

  • Provide support on a variety of administrative tasks.
  • Ensure all IT related administration is up to date and accurate.
  • Write letters or emails, create proposals, perform financial processes, and record and analyse data.
  • Book meetings, jobs, accommodation and travel arrangements.
  • Providing support on any projects that are required.
  • Produce accurate records and documents including emails, letters, files, payments, reports, and proposals. Makes recommendations for improvements and presents solutions to management. You will be required to draft correspondence, writes reports, and able to review others' work. Maintains records and files, and handles confidential information in compliance with the organisation's procedures.
  • Exercises proactivity and good judgement. Makes effective decisions based on sound reasoning and can deal with challenges in a mature way. Seeks advice from more experienced team members when appropriate.
  • Bringing in new ideas & innovations to the team, to help with processes & procedures.
  • Keeping contract information up to date.

What we are looking for:

  • Can use word packages (basic to intermediate level).
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Able to stay calm under pressure. 
  • Takes pride in their work & puts customers at the forefront of everything they do.
  • Quick to learn.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Able to work as part of a team environment.
  • Can build effective working relationships across the business.
  • An interest in an office-based role.
  • Punctual.
  • Reliable.
  • Presentable.
  • Confident on the phone.
  • Great Communication skills.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Organisational skills.
  • Customer care skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Administrative skills.
  • Initiative.

Why choose us? We offer fantastic benefits to all our employees:

  • Quarterly team-building activities
  • Supportive team environment
  • On-site Gym
  • Assistance with further training
  • Enrolment in our company pension scheme
  • Career development planning

The training you will be getting

You will be working towards the Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship.

You will attend college once a month and will receive face to face visits from your college workplace trainer. In addition, you will receive support from your mentor at Heath Electrical Services throughout your training and apprenticeship.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

On successful completion of your apprenticeship, you will be offered a full-time position with the option to develop your career with Heath Electrical Services.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Heath Electrical Services is a family run business with over 80 years of combined electrical experience. The team are NICEIC approved contractors, being assessed on a regular basis to ensure they are competent and capable of meeting the relevant technical and safety standards. Heath Electrical have a focused office team based in Milton Keynes, who are there to provide guidance and support to their broad range of customers.

Employer

HEATH ELECTRICAL SERVICES MK LIMITED

Address

Unit 5, Deltic Trade Park, Deltic Avenue, Rooksley

Milton Keynes

MK13 8LD

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Training

Training provider

MILTON KEYNES COLLEGE

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


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 11 Mar 2024