Business Administration Support Apprentice

Business Administration

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Date Posted: 19/12/2018

Expiry Date: 28/02/2019

Vacancy reference: 1484128

Wage: £166.50 (per week)

Location: York

Apprenticeship Type/Name: Business Administration Apprentice

Working week/hours: 37

Apprenticeship duration: 15 Months

Apprenticeship level: Intermediate (Level 2)


Qualifications required:

  • Good Keyboard Skills
  • GCSE (or equivalent) English and maths - A-C or levels 4-9

Desired skills:
  • Team Worker
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Good organisational skills
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Attention to detail
Personal qualities:
  • Conscientious
  • Hardworking
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Friendly

Training provided:
NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Business and Administration


This is a fantastic opportunity to work in the busy Accounts office of Hambleton District Council. You will carry out Business support to the accounts office and members of staff.

To provide business support services to effectively and efficiently meet the needs of other Council services.


To assist in the achievement of the Council’s Objectives through the Business Support service plan and supporting action plan

  • Processing of creditor invoices and all associated tasks.
  • Production and processing of Orders and invoices using the Council’s financial management system and liaising with Suppliers as required.
  • Post opening and franking the mail and distribute / receive from the business
  • Processing the receipt of cheques
  • Undertake all scanning for the organisation
  • Maintain the Council’s notice boards across the Civic Centre building
  • Input, update and maintain databases, relevant record systems, manuals etc.
  • To receive and respond to enquiries from customers, Councillors, other Council services and external organisation.  Handle telephone calls from the general public.
  • Achieve agreed policies, targets, quality standards and service improvements set by the Business Support Team leader in conjunction with the wide demands of the organisation.
  • To ensure the efficient processing of the daily income bank statement and all associated tasks.
  • To demonstrate an acceptance of and commitment to the Council’s Equalities and Diversity Policy
  • Take responsibility for own health and safety.
  • To undertake other duties, that may be requested by the Business Support Team Leader and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this post

In this role you will be dealing with Members of the Public, Officers of the Council, Members of the Council, Visitors to the Council, External Suppliers, professional Bodies.

Full training will be given for all of the above


Name: Avril Deighton


Phone number: 01904 666713

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