Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council

Administration Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council (Employer)

Asset Training & Consultancy Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £9,292.00
36.0 hours per week Monday - Friday 8.00am - 4.00pm
21 months (duration)
24 November 2022(start date)
Business administrator (apprenticeship standard)
30 September 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Operational In-House Services - Waste Management & Street Cleansing are looking to recruit an Administration Apprentice who is committed and motivated to complete the 21 month programme. Duties will include providing general administrative support such as photocopying, filing, emailing, maintaining computerised records, invoice charges.


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Provide general administrative support, e.g. photocopying, filing, emailing, completion of documentation, responding to routine correspondence
  • Maintain manual and computerised records and / or management information systems
  • Assist in producing journals / invoices for charges relating to commercial operations within Operational In-House Services
  • Take minutes / notes at meetings and circulate to attendees, e.g. staff meetings / TU discussions (if required)
  • Sorting and distributing internal and external mail
  • Provide routine clerical support in relation to the production and distribution of work
  • Post holder will be trained in the use of all Computer Systems such as Mayrise, Cleric and Icon
  • Answering telephone calls from both internal and external bodies
  • Operate office equipment, e.g. photocopier; printer etc.
  • Communicate with managers and supervisors on a regular basis and provide information / service updates when requested.     
  • Work as part of a team, appreciating and supporting the role of other people within the team and develop an understanding of the service
  • Attend and participate in meetings as required
  • Undertake personal development through training and other learning activities, including performance management as required

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

  • Qualification - Level 3 Business Administrator
  • The training will be delivered at the workplace

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Apprentice will receive on programme support from an Apprenticeship Officer and Careers, Information, Advice and Guidance support during the last 2 months of their Apprenticeship contract
  • Job seeking support is also included

Reality Check

The post is based at Hawthorne Road Depot, Hawthorne Road, Bootle, Merseyside L20 9PR

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade (4-9)(C-A*)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade (4-9)(C-A*)) Essential
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