Apprentice Centre Co-ordinator - Advanced (Level 3)

Employer:

PENHURST SPECIAL VENTURES LIMITED

Training Provider:

Kent County Council

Weekly wage £166.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:30pm One hour lunch break (unpaid) 40 hours per week
duration: 2 years
start: 10 August 2020
Tunbridge Wells
Advanced (Level 3)
Business Administrator (apprenticeship standard)
30 July 2020 (application closing date)
A successful company offering Business Centre services to a range of diverse businesses is looking for an apprentice to join their team. You will learn all about business support administration and delivering customer service.

Responsibilities

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If you do not meet the criteria for this position, your application will not be considered.

An opportunity to learn the skills of general office administration, call handling, account managing and assisting the general running of a business centre.

Please note – The position is based in Tunbridge Wells, but the company proposes to conduct face to face interviews at its offices in Tonbridge which have been adapted to ensure social distancing. Virtual interviews will also be available if preferred. 

We are looking for an apprentice to assist with the daily activities of running the centre.

Duties will include:

  • Responsibility for answering and making calls on behalf of our business and our clients
  • Post handling
  • General administration
  • Setting up meeting rooms for users
  • Assisting with managing contractors for various utilities in the building
  • Many other daily tasks.

Future Prospects

  • Potential for full time employment for the right candidate
  • Many employers retain apprentices in full/part time positions
  • The Qualifications you gain can also help you to get into higher education or other employment 
  • Being an apprentice gives you the opportunity to gain a recognised qualification and developing professional skills whilst earning a salary, inside some of Kent’s best companies
  • Once the Apprenticeship has been achieved you will have the skills, abilities and experience to update and enhance your CV, to make it attractive to potential employers

Reality Check

***The employer has asked that you do not contact them directly. Doing so could jeopardise your application***                

If you do not meet the criteria for this position, your application will not be considered.

Interview
We will be interviewing candidates who meet the criteria as they apply and will recruit after a successful interview which may be before the closing date.

Reality Check

You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work.  Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst awaiting for your first wages to be paid.

Travel Information

The offices are located in central Tunbridge Wells, just a 5 minute walk from the railway station.

Tunbridge Wells is has several bus routes from the surrounding area including:

Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells district and Sussex border area, West Malling and Maidstone.

Skills Required

  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Willingness to learn
  • Keen attention for detail

Qualities Required

  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Well presented
  • Cheerful upbeat manner
  • Ability to work within in a small team 

Qualifications Required

GCSE (or equivalent) Grade A-C/4-9 is required in English or maths, with a minimum of Grade E/2 in the other subject

Training Provided

Level 3 Business Administrator

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Standard. It may be necessary for you to complete Functional Skills in maths, English and ICT – subject to previous achieved grades.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

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