Office Administrator Apprentice HEYGATES LIMITED

A prestigious family ran business which has farmed in Northamptonshire since 1562 and moved into milling in the 19th century, as part of your role you will be , answering the phone, scanning, sending and receiving emails, any additional office administration duties required, an exciting and varied role.

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Closing date: 02 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,000.00

    £14,000+ per annum depending on age and experience

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9:00 – 17:30 1 ¼ hour for lunch (36.25 hours per week)

    Total hours per week: 36.25

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    02 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000248762

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Our client is a family business which has farmed in Northamptonshire since 1562 and moved into milling in the 19th Century. They span farming, flour and feed milling and baking, with ten flour mills on four sites, a feed mill, two modern bakeries and 7500 acres of mainly arable land in England.

They are now looking for an customer service apprentice to join their team.

Key Duties:

·       Answer the telephone.

·       Process orders from customers.

·       Liaise with transport, accounts and production departments where necessary to ensure that queries are answered, and customers’ requirements are met.

·       Support the field sales team by channelling information and enquiries.

·       Assist with the preparation of marketing material and maintenance of the company’s presence on social media.

·       Scanning.

·       Answering the telephone to suppliers

·       Sending and receiving emails.

·       Provide holiday cover for other administrative roles.

·       Any additional office administration duties required.

Person Specification:

·       GCSES maths and English 4/C or above

·       Attention to detail

·       Willingness to learn

·       Good communication skills

·       Adaptable

·       UK driving license or lives in the local area

 

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Business Administration
  • Remote training delivery
  • Onefile
  • VLE
  • 6 hours of dedicated training time every week

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Possible fulltime permanent position upon completion of the apprenticeship.


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

Qualifications

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

About the employer

A prestigious family ran business which has farmed in Northamptonshire since 1562 and moved into milling in the 19th Century. They span farming, flour and feed milling and baking, with ten flour mills on four sites, a feed mill, two modern bakeries and 7500 acres of mainly arable land in England. They are now looking for an customer service apprentice to join their friendly team in Northamptonshire.

Employer

HEYGATES LIMITED

Address

Bugbrooke Mills

Bugbrooke

Northampton

NN7 3QH

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Training

Training provider

STARTING OFF LIMITED

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

Contact

Lucy Harris

lucy.harris@startingoff.co.uk

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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