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Apprentice Admin Assistant CONNECT HOUSING ASSOCIATION LIMITED

We will provide employment opportunities through the use of apprentices meeting our business plan objectives. Support from all members of the team providing apprentices with the necessary skills & work experiences to be able to successfully gain employment in the open jobs market on the completion of training programmes and apprenticeships.

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Closing date: 22 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,062.00

    Wage will start @ £11,062 per annum for under 18, but will rise dependent on age.

  • Working week

    The role is between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm, Monday to Friday with 30 mins lunch – there is room for some flexibility within these hours. Total 37 hours per week.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    3 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000074292

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The Regeneration Team will deliver a range of maintenance projects to Connect Housing’s tenants and other customers. We will provide employment opportunities through the use of apprentices meeting our business plan objectives to be recognised as a local community-based employer of choice. Support from all members of the team provides apprentices with the necessary skills and work experiences to be able to successfully gain employment in the open jobs market on the completion of training programmes and apprenticeships.
1. To provide a range of administration duties, including photocopying, filing, invoice processing, sorting and distributing post, workforce timesheet record keeping, call handling, emails and general administration.
2. Liaise with contractors and suppliers, including responding to routine correspondence.
3. To deal with customer contact in line with Connect’s policies and procedures.
4. To maintain manual and computerised systems including data input; keeping records and general filing as directed.
5. To organise meetings and events; ensuring that all necessary arrangements are made.
6. Actively engage in the learning programme and fully engage with study programmes to achieve a L3 in Business Administration within the set timeframe.
7. Use the knowledge gained on programme and via work experience to contribute at team meetings.
8. To fully participate in the training and assessment process to develop and demonstrate a range of skills.
9. Maintains and updates relevant records, as directed, of all activities undertaken in the course of the working day to ensure accurate and up-to-date reporting information is available.
10. Implements the Association’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy to ensure equal access to all services provided by the Regeneration Team.
11. Adheres to the Association’s policies and procedures with regard to confidentiality at all times.
12. Undertakes any other duties as agreed. It is acknowledged that the duties attached to all posts require periodic review in the light of prevailing circumstances and that flexibility is necessary to ensure the effective utilisation of human resources.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

As a Business Administration Apprentice, you will complete the following qualifications as part of your apprenticeship:

Level 3 Business Administrator Standard Apprenticeship.
Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English if not already achieved.
You will also develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to work within an office environment.
This apprenticeship is delivered in the workplace and 20% of your working time will be dedicated towards training and learning new skills. You will be allocated a tutor who will provide you with personal support and assessment at pre-arranged times.
Assessment is through a variety of methods including observations in the workplace, witness testimonies, product evidence and professional discussions. All evidence will be logged to your electronic portfolio.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Providing apprentices with the necessary skills and work experiences to be able to successfully gain employment in the open jobs market on the completion of training programmes and apprenticeships.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Good attendance record

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Ensure you can travel to the place of work on a daily basis.

About the employer

Are you looking for a home to rent in West Yorkshire? Maybe you need information about our housing services, want to pay your rent or book a repairs appointment? Or you might be interested in working with us. Whatever the reason for your visit today, we are here to help. Connect Housing Association Limited is a charitable association registered in England and Wales under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 (Company No. IP17445R) and with the Regulator of Social Housing (No. L2285).

Employer

CONNECT HOUSING ASSOCIATION LIMITED

Address

21 Bond Street

Dewsbury

WF13 1AX

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Training

Training provider

C.M.S. VOCATIONAL TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Mandy Hodson

mandy@cmsvoc.co.uk

01924 614523

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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