Nexus Fostering

Apprentice Administration Assistant - Advanced (Level 3)

Nexus Fostering (Employer)

Harrow and Uxbridge College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £175.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday - 9am - 5pm
18 months (duration)
27 November 2020(start date)
Business Administrator (apprenticeship standard)
20 November 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Provide administrative support to other members of staff and assist with the efficient running of the office.


  • Answer the telephone, take messages and ensure the appropriate person is informed.
  • Maintain paper & electronic files & keep up to date with relevant information and filing.
  • Manage, maintain & stock check supplies/literature etc.
  • Type correspondence, reports and other items as requested.
  • Responsible for buying and sending out cards to staff.
  • To undertake opening the office in the mornings, meeting and greeting visitors who come to the office.
  • Responsible for incoming and outgoing post.
  • Photocopying, filing, scanning, and shredding.
  • Maintain the company database as appropriate, inputting data.
  • Responsible for the ordering of stationery items, matching the invoices to the order and passing to the relevant Manager for payment.
  • Manage and updating departmental calendar.
  • Responsible for maintaining archiving system.
  • To actively participate in monthly supervision.
  • Review and propose improvements on administration duties 
  • Develop a project to improve operational efficiency
  • Plan organize and manage diary system
  • Ensure there is a supply of tea, coffee, refreshments and all office consumables within the office.
  • To take reasonable care for the health and safety of him/herself and of other persons who may be affected by their acts and omissions and co-operate with management to enable management to carry out their responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act. Employees have equal responsibility with the company for health and safety at work.
  • To undertake any other duties that could reasonably fall within the scope of this post.
  • This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and you are expected to share this commitment.

Future Prospects

Potential for full time employment, dependent on vacancies, company structure and budget at the time

Skills Required

  • Organisational skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Spoken and written communication skills
  • Time management
  • Problem solving

Qualities Required

  • Efficient
  • Organised
  • Proactive
  • Good at communicating with others
  • Able to work as a team

Qualifications Required

GCSE English and maths A-C/ 4-9 or equivalent 

Training Provided

  • Full on the job training
  • 1 day per week college attendance 
  • Business Administrator Level 3
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