Administrator Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Connells (Employer)

Lifetime Training Group (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £150.50
35.0 hours per week Monday - Friday (Times to be confirmed)
15 months (duration)
14 May 2021(start date)
Business Administrator (apprenticeship standard)
7 May 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Connells are seeking an administrator apprentice to join their team! This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to undertake a Business Administrator apprenticeship.


At Connells - Ipswich your main responsibilities will consist of:

Assisting with new starter inductions:

  • Gain Approval from DMD via email for New Starter. Chase if not received
  • Submit required New Starter information to CREDAS for Right to work Screening
  • Key in New Starter information into Zellis and submit to HR
  • Once DMD Approval received compose offer letter. KF to check this. Once KF signed off Letter to be sent to AD/AM for approval to issue
  • Once approval to issue received initiate onboarding via Zellis and issue Yoti Sign envelope (to include offer letter) to the candidate
  • Issue employee number to AD/AM and inform Divisional Trainer
  • Monitor onboarding progress and chase where required
  • Once all documents are back in from Yoti Sign upload to employees MyView. Including DMD Approval
  • Once onboarding at 100% inform HR
  • Update Probations and Headcount sheets
  • Update Commission system

Assist with the Change of Contractual Details (COCD’s):

  • Gain approval from DMD via Email for COCD. Chase if not received
  • Once approval received compose COCD Letter. KF to check. Once KF signed off Letter to be sent to AD/AM for approval to issue
  • Once approval to issue received issue letter to employee. If letter requires a signature chase this
  • Upload COCD form, Letter and DMD Approval to employees MyView
  • Process COCD via MyView (Post Transfer or Employee Changes)
  • Update Basic Increase spreadsheet if required
  • Update Commission system if required

Company Cars / Cash Allowance:

  • Chase required doc’s for CC or CA
  • Submit to fleet
  • Request car allocation from Fleet (Excluding Barnard Marcus) 
  • If Barnard Marcus log into pool fleet management and allocate a car


  • When leavers form and employee resignation arrives pull the employee file and check if they are a salary debtor
  • If they are complete submit a debt calc to payroll
  • If they are not issue standard resignation acceptance letter
  • If they are issue salary debtor resignation letter
  • Upload leaver form, employee resignation letter and acceptance letter to employees MyView
  • Process employee as leaver via MyView
  • If after payroll cut off email payroll with doc’s informing them to process ASAP

Salary Debtors:

  • Once Debt calc is returned confirm NET debt and 1-13 for 14 days later
  • Once 14 days passed, if debt not paid submit to Debt Recovery

Probation passes / Extensions:

  • Write to AD 4 weeks prior to probation and query if extending
  • If not extending diarise to write to AD again 2 weeks before end date requesting permission to confirm
  • Confirm probation

Spreadsheet Maintenance:

  • Probations spreadsheet
  • COCD Basic increases sheet
  • Headcount starters and leavers
  • Employee addresses to be kept up to date
  • Profit share schedule to be kept up to date

Regional Admin Inbox:

  • Maintain inbox
  • Deal with ad-hoc queries
  • Process any and all paperwork that is sent there

At Connells - Ipswich you will be working towards a Business Administration Level 3 Apprenticeship standard over the course of 15 months.

Future Prospects

Ongoing training and development.

Reality Check

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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Skills Required

  • Comfortable with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Experience with a Data Entry type role advantageous but not necessary

Qualities Required

  • Someone with a desire to learn and help 
  • Good attention to detail
  • Outgoing 
  • Confident 
  • Computer Literate
  • Trustworthy 
  • Someone with a desire to learn and help
  • Must be comfortable working under their own direction as may be in the office alone on occasion

Qualifications Required

GCSE Grade A* - C or Level 4 and above in Maths and English (or the equivalent). 

Training Provided

  • Business Admin Level 3 apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills in Maths
  • Functional Skills in English
  • Functional Skills in ICT
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