Office Administrator Apprentice LEVEL PEAKS ASSOCIATES LTD

Working in our busy office in Hereford, with a variety of people, you will support the team with administrative duties and requests when they come to you for help.

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Closing date: 21 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00 to £23,795.20

    National minimum wage depending on age – please note apprentice applicants must be 18 or older due to nature of work undertaken at Level Peaks.

    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 0800 - 1700 8 Hours per day with 1 hours paid lunch break

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    22 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000252540

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

To manage and support all administrative duties within the Hereford Office. 

  • Meet, greet and hosting customers and suppliers when they visit the office.
  • Preparing conference rooms for meetings and tidying the conference rooms following the completion of meetings.
  • Assisting the whole LPA team with daily tasks as required.
  • Personal assistant activities to support the management team.
  • Aspects of calendar management
  • Liaising with all members of the LPA team.
  • Receiving incoming calls and taking messages.
  • Maintaining the internal telephone number list.
  • Ordering stationery provisions.
  • Taking post to the post office.
  • Ensuring kitchen supplies are well stocked.
  • Sorting lunches as and when required for meetings.
  • Supporting the logistics team when required.

The duties outlined above are not meant to be exhaustive or restrictive and will be added to/or amended from time to time. 

The training you will be getting

Formal training is delivered at HWGTA, located in Holmer Road (HR4 9SX).

You will receive a training plan that is specific to your qualification, with sessions that are delivered through a combination of face-to-face and remote.

Additional training for functional skills in English and Maths will be undertaken if needed.

You will receive monthly visits from your assigned Learning and Development Specialist, who will set you work, monitor your development and wellbeing, and discuss training sessions. They will also prepare you for your End Point Assessment to gain your Business Administrator Level 3 qualification.

There is also a five-day teambuilding residential trip that is held in spring of each year.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

A full-time position may be offered at the end of a successful apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Confidentiality, Professional demeanour, Full UK Driving License, Follow processes accurately, Reliable and dependable, Flexible work attitude

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

Main location of work will be Hereford but there may be the occasional need to travel (travel costs would be covered). Due to the nature of the work carried out by Level Peaks Associates for the UK Government/MOD, the apprentice will be security vetted. Security vetting: Successful candidates must be a UK National and be able to obtain Baseline Personnel Security Standard vetting. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-baseline-personnel-security-standard Drugs Policy The use of illegal or non-prescribed drugs by the apprentice will result in the immediate termination of the apprenticeship. The role will have high and low levels of demand at times so you will need to be able to be proactive, find work, and help where you can.

About the employer

Level Peaks Associates supply world class systems to UK Ministry of Defence, UK Police Forces, a range of NATO military forces and specialists who demand the best capability. We supply tactical capabilities ranging from polymer rifle magazines and fully scalable integrated combat clothing systems to Unmanned Air Systems and advanced rockets systems. Multiple International and Government agencies trust us to supply capability that works on time and on budget.

Employer

LEVEL PEAKS ASSOCIATES LTD

Address

UNIT 4

HEREFORD TRADE PARK

HOLMER ROAD

HR4 9SG

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Training

Training provider

HEREFORDSHIRE AND WORCESTERSHIRE GROUP TRAINING ASSOCIATION 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

Hayley Grismond

hayley.grismond@hwgta.org

01432377010

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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