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Customer Service & Administration Apprentice AURA CARE LIVING CIRENCESTER LTD

Taking part and completing all administrative tasks and working within an office/reception environment. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidates. You will be working from the main reception desk for the majority of the time in this role.

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Closing date: 08 Aug 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £200.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Sunday, with flexible hours (between 8:00am and 9:00pm). Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Aug 2021

  • Date posted

    01 Feb 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001679207

  • Positions

    1 available

Main tasks to include:

  • Answering the phone and taking enquiries
  • Organising appointments in the diary and assisting with creation of rotas
  • Typing and creating letters, menus, room guides
  • Filing and important and confidential documents
  • Creating file systems and maintaining databases
  • Administrations of purchase orders
  • Assisting account department with daily tasks
  • Working on spreadsheets and Excel reporting
  • Answering and responding to e-mails
  • Replying to reviews and online feedback
  • Covering reception and completing all reception duties
  • Meeting and greeting clients both professional and members of the public
  • Making teas and coffees for high level staff and board meetings
  • Servicing meetings, taking minutes

Apprentices will also be working in our beautiful care home assisting with:

  • Upholding the AURA standards by delivering the next level of customer service to our residents
  • Activities and events
  • One to one communication
  • Liaising with families
  • Assisting with breakfast lunch and dinner service

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Well-presented
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good telephone manner
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office on a basic level

Personal qualities

  • A good team player
  • Able to take instruction
  • Able to use own initiative and work reliably on their own for short periods of time

Desired qualifications

GCSE or equivalents in English & maths at grade D/3 or above.

Future prospects

Aura Care Living is a growing company which has several linked companies under its umbrella group. There is a massive amount of personal development within the company and plenty of space to grow and shape your career in many directions. We reward hard work quickly with salary raises and role development.

Opportunities:

  • Internal promotion and increase in hour pay
  • First Aid training
  • Fire training
  • Health and Safety training
  • Hospitality training with internal certification
  • Food Hygiene Level One training
  • Advancement on current course

Things to consider

This is a care home environment so particular attention must be paid to the type of clientele that will attend the reception area. The job will involve shifts and some weekend work. This is a varied role where things will change on a weekly basis due to what work is required week to week.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

At Aura Care Living, we are driven by our passion to fundamentally change later-life living, while setting new standards of excellence. 
Age is no barrier in creating an exceptional, yet wonderfully fulfilling life that is enveloped in passion and purpose.
 
Our vision is simple… to put our residents at the heart of everything we do. We have created a stylish, inspiring & vibrant place to live at both our luxury care homes and retirement villages, supported by exceptional care levels that are bespoke and person centred. 

Employer

AURA CARE LIVING CIRENCESTER LTD

Address

Stratton Court Village

Gloucester Road

Cirencester

GL7 2LA

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Training

Training provider

CIRENCESTER COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Cirencester College

Contact

nikki woodcock 01285 626256 nikki.woodcock@cirencester.ac.uk

Each apprentice will be allocated a Coach to support ongoing learning and preparation for EPA. In addition, Progress Reviews will take place regularly to ensure the apprentice is on track

  • End Point Assessment

The three EPA assessment methods are:

  • Apprentice Showcase
  • Practical Observation
  • Professional Discussion

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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