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Office Administration Apprentice

Job description

Higson & Co are looking to recruit a hardworking and dedicated administrator to join their team.

Day to day duties will include:

  • Answering the telephone and greeting clients to the office
  • Copy typing, audio typing, printing, and preparing documents for posting
  • Opening post, sorting, and distributing to staff.
  • Communicating via email with staff and clients
  • Complete a project toward the apprenticeship
  • Produce accurate records and documents
  • Use of Microsoft office packages such as Word, Excel.
  • Maintain records and files
  • Understand and use internal policies
  • Basic understanding of business finance
  • General administrative support for other members of the firm as required and particularly for the partners

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 23/10/2021

Possible start date: 24/10/2021

Skills required

  • Microsoft office proficient (including Excel and Word)
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Very strong eye for detail and accuracy.
  • Smart, personable, confident with a professional manner.

Qualifications required

A*-C/9-4 Maths and English or equivalent at GCSE desirable but not essential

Training provided

Business Administrator Standard Level 3 - https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/business-administrator-v1-0 Functional Skills level 1 / 2 Please click on the link above for more information regarding End Point Assessment.

Future progression

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship

Additional questions for candidates

During the application process you will be asked the following additional question(s) below. To prepare yourself, have a think about how you might answer them.

First question
Why do you want to work for this company?

Second question
How will you get to work on a daily basis?

Employer information

Established in 1936 we are small friendly firm of chartered accountants based in Nottingham city centre.

Address details:

Higson & Co
White House
Wollaton Street
Nottingham
NG1 5GF

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Reference number VAC001764103
Working week Monday to Thursday 9am -5.30pm 1 hour for lunch Friday 9am - 4.30pm 50 minutes for lunch

(40 hours per week)

Expected duration 18 months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Related course Business Administrator - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Salary £182.50 (Weekly)

Wage explained

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

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