Apprenticeship summary

  • Working week

      • Monday to Friday 09.00 to 17.00 with half an hour lunch break

    • Total hours per week: 37.50
  • Weekly wage


  • Expected apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


Vacancy description

  • Provide cover to the reception desk at all times and for lunch breaks, holiday and sickness
  • Answer the telephones, take messages where appropriate
  • Preparing rooms for meetings and welcome visitors
  • Book meeting rooms and set up with refreshments
  • Order catering, liaise with the finance team and log spends appropriately
  • Liaise with the cleaner, update cleaning log
  • General admin based tasks for central team colleagues
  • Type letters, create and update word and excel documents, write emails, type basis meeting minutes and prepare basic meeting agendas
  • Using Excel to update and create new spreadsheets
  • Send /reply to emails
  • Assist with trust events to ensure they are planned in advance, working with the Administration team on updating and maintaining the trust calendar
  • Assist in the Co-ordination of events/conferences/meetings, send out invitations and co-ordinate the attendees list. Help to arrange the venue/equipment/catering-
  • Taking and making phone calls

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with a broad range of people.
  • Ability to work systematically and prioritise workload.
  • Organised,  have good communication skills and be trustworthy with confidential information.



Personal qualities

  • Friendly and confident character, with good perception and motivation.
  • Able to respond flexibly to the demands of the role.
  • Be open to personal development and willing to undertake further training

Qualifications required

  • GCSE in Maths and English at grade A* to C would be desirable

Future prospects

For the successful candidate there is the opportunity to progress within the department and complete an advance level qualification

Training provider

Training to be provided

You will complete the Level 2 intermediate apprenticeship in Business Administration including Functional Skills in English and maths if required

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider



  • Mike Cording
  • 01302 344294
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