Apprentice Office Administrator Simple Recruitment Solutions

This role is a fabulous opportunity for you to gain experience & full understanding of the recruitment industry. You will be supported in every area of your apprenticeship by a recruitment specialist with over 20 years of experience in the industry who has a proven track record of training new starters with no experience into department managers

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Closing date: 22 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,296.00 to £20,319.00

    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-5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Working Monday to Friday during office hours providing critical
back-office support to the recruitment team helping and supporting candidates with their registration and maintaining the compliance
of existing candidates.

This will involve communicating with the candidates via email, over the phone and face to face.

Initially you will be trained to be responsible for all areas of candidate compliance which includes.

  • Greeting candidates that are visiting to register.
  • Checking candidates’ documents and certificates.
  • Saving documents online and updating internal systems.
  • Applying for online references.
  • Setting up candidate payroll.
  • Arranging online training and DBS applications.
  • Ensuring that all candidates maintain their compliant status.

As you progress you will be trained to take on additional
responsibilities when you are ready including:

  • Processing candidate’s weekly payroll.
  • Signing off candidate applications.
  • Assisting candidates with general enquiries.
  • Assisting Consultants and Managers with their

Every day in recruitment is different to the last and you will never be bored.

The training you will be getting

Level 3 apprenticeships

  • Apprentices who have not achieved the equivalent of level 2 in maths and English, must achieve these prior to end point
  • Apprentices will be allocated a Trainer Assessor and training will be planned and delivered in conjunction with the employer to meet the individual needs of the apprentice.
  • The apprentice will spend 20% of their working hours in off the job activities and training.
  • On the job and off the job training will be delivered in the

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

As we are a new division within a national recruitment business
multiple opportunities will be presented to the right candidate as
the business grows. Initially the apprentice will be offered a
permanent job as the Office Administrator with potential
opportunities to be a Recruitment Consultant or Office Manager if
this is desired.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 2-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 2-9) Essential

About the employer

We are a recruitment business that specialises in the provision of temporary Healthcare Assistants & Support Workers across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire to both private organisations and local authorities. The business is led by someone with over 20 years’ experience in recruitment who offers hands on training in every element of healthcare recruitment and has previously trained and promoted an apprentice with no experience from Administrator into the Payroll and Invoice Manager.


Simple Recruitment Solutions


Office 4B Oldknows Factory

St Anns Hill Road



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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


Ellie Griffin

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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