Office Apprentice CAMERON HOMES LIMITED

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a leading homebuilder with a fantastic reputation for creating beautiful homes that their customers would fall in love with. Cameron Homes began designing and building individual homes in 1995 with entrepreneurial spirit, a passion for their customers, and an ambition for success at their core.

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Closing date: 14 Apr 2025

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £16,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday - 9am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Apr 2025

  • Date posted

    26 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000240217

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Cameron Homes are looking for a Business Administration apprentice to play an essential role of supporting their operational teams across the company and be responsible for:

  • Daily office tasks including management of incoming post, franking, printing, scanning and filing
  • Supporting the teams in using various communication methods
  • Handling incoming telephone calls, being the main point of contact for general enquiries, transferring to the relevant team and taking messages in a timely manner
  • Answering enquiries though email and social media channels
  • Creating blog posts to communicate with their employees internally
  • Assisting with creating and uploading content to their social media channels
  • Supporting teams with diary management and organising meetings arrangements both internally and externally
  • Organising and ordering catering from local suppliers for meetings throughout the week
  • Setting up meeting rooms, ensuring the correct technology is ready and beverages are provided
  • Data entry and document management
  • Collating any information from the relevant teams to produce reports
  • Any ad-hoc administration tasks on behalf of the senior management team
  • Attending meetings and taking notes and minutes
  • Monitoring, organising and ordering office supplies including stationery, HSE equipment and beverages
  • Maintaining a clean and tidy office

Person Specification

  • Minimum of 5 GCSEs at A*-C (9-4) including English and Maths
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Display a can do attitude with an appetite to learn
  • Wants to develop and drives own personal development              
  • Professional and works hard to get the job done, always prepared to go the extra mile
  • Demonstrate the Cameron Way - live and breath their core values, Passion, Pride, Ambition & Family
  • Ensure you are focused and committed to your qualification

The training you will be getting

During this advanced apprenticeship, you will learn a vast range of knowledge, skills and behaviours, covering topics such as project management, systems & processes, business structures and so much more.

You will undertake the ground-breaking Professional Apprenticeships Business Administration Level 3 qualification. Professional Apprenticeships are an Ofsted Outstanding rated training provider and hold the title of Bristol and Bath Apprenticeship Training Provider of the Year for 2021.

The programme is designed to mould you into a high-level, all-rounded business professional. You will learn in detail about business communication, organisation, managing change, problem-solving & much more.

These modules are designed to jump-start your career and make you stand out in an increasingly competitive field, boosting your future earning potential.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Their experienced team will offer training and development to support you in gaining the skills required for the role. There are plenty of opportunities for progression within the Company.

You will agree objectives with your manager that will provide clarity and purpose and a development plan that provides the right level of development for you at your stage of your career. You will be joining a company that develops individuals careers, provides all the necessary support within a culture that has strong family values.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C Or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C Or above) Essential

About the employer

Cameron Homes are part of the Tara Group consisting of Chasetown Civil Engineering, specialising in infrastructure and groundworks, and Keon Homes who work in partnership with local authorities for affordable homes provision as well as delivering homes for the private rental sector (PRS). The Tara Group is a family-owned independent company, consisting of four companies involved in the construction of housing. It was originally founded in 1974 by Noel Sweeney and remains in the ownership of the Sweeney Family. With offices in Chasetown, they employ over 250 across their group and work with over 400 sub-contractors. Their ethos was taking the right parcel of land in the right location, and creating beautiful homes that their customers would fall in love with. Being a part of their organisation means being part of something different Their approach is to stay true to the Company’s founding principles and values - employing a loyal, highly skilled and valued team; they have some of the best people in the industry and build high levels of trust with their clients. They have relationships with clients that go back 40 years, and these trusted, long-standing relationships are a testament to the level of service received and the ability to find solutions. They pride themselves on playing an active role within the local area and are proud of being able to support the local community

Employer

CAMERON HOMES LIMITED

Address

St Jude's House High Street Chasetown

Burntwood

Staffordshire

WS7 3XQ

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Training

Training provider

PROFESSIONAL APPRENTICESHIPS LTD

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


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