Apprentice Insurance Adviser

ALAN BOSWELL INSURANCE BROKERS LIMITED

Norwich, NR1 1RE

Closes in 13 days (Thursday 1 August)

Posted on 24 June 2024


Summary

Our Apprenticeship Scheme is to provide you with a professional and friendly environment in which you can develop your career and become the next generation of Alan Boswell Insurance Brokers employees. The apprenticeship will be based in our Norwich or Cambridge offices, a permanent full time role with competitive salary and career progression.

Annual wage
£22,000 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Insurance practitioner (level 3)
Hours
The office is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Although the office is open on Saturdays, you would not be expected to work these until you are trained. Saturday working incurs additional pay. 20% of your time will be dedicated training time.

35 hours a week

Possible start date

Sunday 1 September

Duration

1 Year

Positions available

4

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • We will fund your studies to achieve Insurance Practitioner level 3 incorporating an End Point Assessment.  The apprenticeship will also support you to study the Chartered Institute of Insurance (CII) certificate, helping you gain a professional qualification within 18 months of joining the Group.
  • The training will take place within the workplace where you will have support from the training provider as well as your colleagues.  20% of your time dedicated to completing the apprenticeship

Where you’ll work

Prospect House

Rouen Road

Norwich

NR1 1RE

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

DAVIES LEARNING SOLUTIONS LIMITED

Your training course

Insurance practitioner (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Achieve desired business outcomes within own area of insurance responsibility, in line with the organisation's commercial aims and objectives.
  • Identify information from a range of sources to determine an appropriate course of action including a recommendation, a decision or a referral.
  • Analyse data to make evidence based decisions.
  • Apply organisational quality assurance policies and procedures in their role and within the limits of own authority.
  • Apply appropriate method of communication for audience and circumstances.
  • Records, verifies, maintains and where appropriate, shares information.
  • Compliant with relevant governance, policies and procedures.
  • Identify work with stakeholders and creates and maintains a network of stakeholders needed to undertake casework effectively and to conclusion.
  • Balances competing priorities in order to meet deadlines.
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships.
  • Work as part of a team to help achieve results.
  • Identify potential claims fraud and determine the correct action to prevent loss.
  • Manage insurance claims and/or payments within the limits of responsibility in line with policies and procedures.
  • Identify and manage insurance risks within the limits of responsibility in line with policies and procedures.
  • Recommend insurance and premiums decisions within the limits of responsibility and in line with organisational policies and procedures.
  • Gather and interpret relevant information to provide a return on insurance decisions.
  • Match client’s needs with available insurance products and services.
  • Optimises the potential return on insurance decisions within the scope of own role by identifying and positioning the client’s case with the insurer.
  • Achieve desired business outcomes within own area of insurance responsibility, in line with the organisation's commercial aims and objectives.
  • Identify information from a range of sources to determine an appropriate course of action including a recommendation, a decision or a referral.
  • Analyse data to make evidence based decisions.
  • Apply organisational quality assurance policies and procedures in their role and within the limits of own authority.
  • Apply appropriate method of communication for audience and circumstances.
  • Records, verifies, maintains and where appropriate, shares information.
  • Compliant with relevant governance, policies and procedures.
  • Identify work with stakeholders and creates and maintains a network of stakeholders needed to undertake casework effectively and to conclusion.
  • Balances competing priorities in order to meet deadlines.
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships.
  • Work as part of a team to help achieve results.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 9 to 4/A to C)
    • Maths (grade 9 to 4/A to C)
    • various subjects up to 3 (grade 9 to 4/A to C)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Number skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Initiative

    About this company

    As an insurance broker with over 40 years’ experience, our longevity and reputation are the result of doing things a little differently going the extra mile for our people and our clients. We have offices across Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambs and Lincs, and employ over 400 dedicated staff. We pride our self on our reputation for exceptional customer service. You will undertake an apprenticeship to gain your professional qualification within general insurance.

    http://www.alanboswell.com (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • The Apprenticeship Scheme is over a period of 2 years, and you will be contracted as a permanent employee from day one. You'll have first-hand experience of working in a variety of departments as a broker to really understand what the insurance industry is about.   
    • This is just the beginning of training with Alan Boswell – we are proud of our people and their contribution to our business, so we provide support and training throughout your whole career with us. 

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    ALAN BOSWELL INSURANCE BROKERS LIMITED

    jana mills

    jmills@alanboswell.com

    01603 915116

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000259974.

    Apply now

    Closes in 13 days (Thursday 1 August)

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