Apprentice Office Administrator NEWGLAZE LTD

Due to an increasing workload, we are looking for an Apprentice Office Administrator to come and work alongside our existing office staff, in a friendly and supporting environment.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    Competitive

    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 09.00 - 16.30 30 minutes lunch break

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    13 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000250554

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Responsibilities:

  • Roles and duties would include answering the phones, liaising with new and existing customers, managing our social media platforms, booking and following up on jobs and quotations, and general ongoing office work
  • Coordinate and schedule appointments, meetings, and events
  • Maintain and update office files and records
  • Assist with project coordination and follow-up tasks
  • Proofread documents for accuracy and completeness
  • Provide administrative support to office staff as required
  • Assist with event planning and coordination

What are we looking for?

  • This role would be suitable for a driver but this is not essential
  • A helpful and supportive attitude with willingness to learn new skills
  • Previous construction industry or office work experience would be helpful but not essential or critical to the role

Roles and duties would include:

  • Answering the phones, liaising with new and existing customers, managing our social media platforms, booking and following up on jobs and quotations, and general ongoing office work

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
    Free On-site parking
    Sick pay

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • English 

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • No weekends

Ability to commute/relocate:

Grimsby: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required).

Education:

  • GCSE or equivalent (preferred)

Work Location:

  • In person at the Grimsby office

The training you will be getting

As part of the Level 3 Business Administrator qualification, you will learn the knowledge, skills and behaviours which will support you for your end-point assessment. You will take part in a combination of activities, such as face-to-face classroom-based sessions, remote learning sessions, work shadowing and online learning, to support your learning and development and compile a portfolio of evidence.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake training sessions with Avant Skills Academy every other week throughout the length of the apprenticeship. If you have not achieved a GCSE or equivalent grade 4 (C) in English and maths, you will be required to complete Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths.

Off-the-job-training:

Apprenticeships are about upskilling and reaching occupational competency takes time. Many employers and apprentices have praised the positive effect off-the-job training has on their productivity and apprentices feel valued by the significant investment in their training
All off-the-job training must be relevant to the Apprenticeship Standard being undertaken. Your off-the-job training will be agreed upon with your employer and Avant before you commence your programme
End-Point Assessment (EPA):

At the end of the on-programme learning, you will be required to undertake an End-Point Assessment (EPA) to demonstrate you have met the occupational standard
This includes:

  • Apprentice Showcase
  • Professional Discussion
  • Project Presentation

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There is an oportunity to progress within the business to become the office manger for the correct candidate.


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, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

Established in 1995, Newglaze Ltd is a family run business specialising in the fabrication and installation of windows, doors and curtain walling throughout Lincolnshire and further afield. Many of the UK’s leading architects and building contractors, as well as local authorities and government agencies, put their trust in us each year to carry out projects on their behalf. We also work in the domestic sector helping people transform their homes and achieve the wow factor they are looking for. As a company, our aim is to provide the best possible service whilst guiding you through the entire process, from initial inquiry to final installation. Our reputation has been built on many years’ experience, outstanding workmanship and customer satisfaction.

Employer

NEWGLAZE LTD

Address

UNITS 1 & 2

MOSS ROAD INDUSTRIAL ESTATE

GRIMSBY

DN32 0LR

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Training

Training provider

AVANT PARTNERSHIP 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

Avant Skills Academy

apprenticeships@avant.ac.uk

01472 426624

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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