Tops Day Nurseries

Business Admin Apprenticeship - Tops Lakeside


Tops Day Nurseries

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Weekly wage £117.00
30.0 hours per week Monday - Friday 30 hours per week Shifts TBC
duration: 12 months
start: 14 December 2019
Intermediate(level 2)
Business and Administration (apprenticeship standard)
13 December 2019 (application closing date)
We are currently looking to recruit a Business Admin Apprentice to join us at Tops Day Nurseries to complete their Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration.


We are currently looking to recruit a Business Admin Apprentice to join us at Tops Day Nurseries to complete their Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration.

Here at Tops Day Nurseries we have an outstanding reputation in delivering the best quality childcare across the South-West, operating nurseries and play clubs across Dorset, Hampshire, Somerset, Wiltshire and Devon. The successful applicant of this position will be joining our nursery based at Lakeside, North Harbour.

Tops Lakeside is a beautiful, eco-sustainable 61 place nursery comprised of 2 buildings, one of which being our brand new eco cabin, which is surrounded by beautiful nature reserves. It is situated within the grounds of 1000 Lakeside Business Park where colleagues benefit not only from on-site parking, but also have access to a free shuttle bus from Hilsea to Cosham.

This is an exciting opportunity to complete your apprenticeship within a large company across the South West who offer fantastic career progression opportunities and employee care with several benefits.

Your Responsibilities and Duties will involve:

  • Handling telephone enquiries
  • Passing on messages through to relevant managers and staff
  • Attending staff meetings
  • Minute taking
  • Supporting manager with all administration duties
  • General administration duties such as scanning, filing, photo copying.

We are looking for someone who is passionate and enthusiastic about gaining the relevant experience, skills and qualifications to begin their career within an office environment. You will need to take this role seriously, as we are looking for someone that is eager to gain more responsibility throughout this apprenticeship and to progress through the business; many of our current Head Office staff and Nursery Office Managers started with us a Business Admin apprentice!

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Future Prospects

  • Moving onto Level 3 qualification
  • Possibility of gaining full employment with the company

Reality Check

This is a childcare setting, so there will be lots of children around at all times.

Please ensure that you are within a suitable travelling distance before applying.

Skills Required

  • Computer literate
  • Confident with Microsoft Office programs
  • Good telephone manner
  • Great communication skills
  • Good organisational skills

Qualities Required

  • Reliable
  • Enthusiastic
  • Confident
  • Punctual

Qualifications Required

GCSEs (or equivalent) grades A*-C/9-4 in English language and maths preferred, but not essential.

Training Provided

Training to be provided

  • Level 2 Diploma in Business & Administration 
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English - if required

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