IPS Business Administration Apprentice Get Set UK

Get Set UK is an award-winning organisation that provides exciting opportunities to work within central support functions. We're looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team as an IPS Business Administrator focused on the Work Wise contract. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable experience in a supportive environment.

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Closing date: 30 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Benefits 1. Company pension & events 2. Gym membership 3. Private medical insurance 4. Wellness programs 5. Sick pay.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    10 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The Work Wise Contract:

The Work Wise contract is a free employment program funded by the Department of Work and Pensions. It supports people with mental or physical health conditions, disabilities, or neurodiversities in finding, maintaining, and succeeding in long-term employment. As an IPS Business Administration Apprentice on the Work Wise contract, you'll play a vital role in supporting this program and making a real difference in people's lives.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support to the IPS employability team specifically focused on the Work Wise program
  • Maintain accurate client databases by updating information on participants in the Work Wise program
  • Maintain and strengthen the referral network established with healthcare professionals and job centers for the Work Wise program. This may involve initiating contact, following up on leads, and building relationships with external partners
  • Work collaboratively with the team to gather information required to complete tasks for participants in the Work Wise programme
  • Proactively chase key documentation and upload it to the relevant database for participants in the Work Wise program
  • Deal with enquiries efficiently and in line with agreed service standards, referring complex issues to the manager or relevant expert
  • Maintain and effectively use office systems, keeping property files and computer databases up to date for participants in the Work Wise programme
  • Process incoming referrals efficiently and accurately, ensuring all necessary participant information is captured in the client database
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals and job centres to cultivate a strong referral network, enhancing client pathways to employment

You're a Great Fit if You Have:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build positive relationships
  • Strong IT literacy to navigate various systems and databases
  • A keen eye for detail and a commitment to accuracy to ensure all shared information is reliable
  • Exceptional organisational skills and the ability to prioritise tasks effectively to manage a varied workload
  • A positive and customer-focused approach to providing excellent service to all
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team to contribute effectively
  • A desire to learn and develop new skills to grow in your role
  • GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) essential for clear communication
  • GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) essential for data analysis

The training you will be getting

  • You will achieve the Level 3 Business Admin Apprenticeship Standard
  • You will be assigned a mentor who will work with you on a one to one basis
  • There will be workshops that you need to attend remotely via Zoom
  • In-house training will be given to support specifics of the rol

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Full training and development from amazing team leaders with regular mentoring
  • Continuous exciting career and personal development opportunities

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Motivated and enthusiastic


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

Things to consider

Applicants must live in close proximity to the office.

About the employer

Get Set UK is bursting with culture, energy, and opportunity - 83% of our employees love working for Get Set UK and find their job rewarding and inspiring. We are a high-performing people services provider, delivering a range of exciting government-funded programmes that are aimed at supporting people to find employment and gain qualifications. Our mission is to support and enable individuals to maximize their employment and career potential. We are changing the way employers hire by challenging mindsets, connecting them with valuable candidates, and empowering our customers to enhance their skills and confidently step back into employment.


Get Set UK


9 Gleneagles Court

Brighton Road


RH10 6AD

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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


Andrea Gregory


07764 969337

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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