Business Recruitment Administrator Apprentice DOUGLAS STUART LIMITED

This is a varied and interesting role which would suit an aspiring recruitment consultant or someone with a interest in business administration. You will work in a busy office environment and work towards your Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Qualification whilst having tasks such as admin duties, sourcing and screening candidates.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £13,000 - £17,000 DOE

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 8am to 5:30pm, Friday 8am to 1pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 May 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Sourcing candidates: Utilising networking tools and techniques to gain introductions and recommendations.
-Screening candidates.
-Contribute to maintaining a safe and healthy working environment. Contribute to maintaining and improving office procedures.
-Any other duties which from time to time are required by the firm. Secretarial duties.
-Conducting desktop research and creating client dossier packs ahead of critical customer engagement.
-Designing, drafting, and promoting vacancies.
-Offering search support as and when necessary. As well as providing administrative support to the team.
-Taking responsibility for office, kitchen and household supplies.
-Organising and note taking for internal meetings.

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Qualification 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

After completion of your apprenticeship you will potentially have the opportunity to progress onto full time positions within the business. Douglas Stuart has ambitious growth plans. These include opening offices in Asia and the US. To achieve these goals, we need all our team, at every level, to be potential leaders and innovators in our organisation.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Outstanding communication, Written skills, Active listener, Good Time-Management


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 5/C) Essential

Things to consider

Our offices are in the heart of Macclesfield, only a short walk from all means of public transport, and close to plenty of free parking.

About the employer

Douglas Stuart are an Executive Search Agency that support companies within the Energy, Supply Chain & Infrastructure sectors secure top tier talent for their organisations. Our services – executive search, talent management and contracting help us identify and retain the best people for our customers. At Douglas Stuart we care about the work that we do, how we do it, and who we do it with. Our business is our people, and the impact and contribution that each of those people make.




St George's House, 1 St George's Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire

SK11 6TG

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Training provider


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


Maxim Business Training


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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