Business Admininstrator Apprenticeship - Intermediate (Level 2)


Lifeways Community Care Limited

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £187.50
37.5 hours per week 37.5 hours; shifts TBC.
duration: 12 months
start: 20 April 2020
Intermediate (Level 2)
Business and Administration (apprenticeship standard)
13 April 2020 (application closing date)
Do you consider yourself to be a friendly, outgoing person? Lifeways are a company providing care and support to people in the community. They are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join their team as an Apprentice Administrator to support the smooth running of their busy office in Chorley!


Administrator to support the smooth running of a busy office in Chorley for a Company providing care and support to people in the community.

Job Purpose:

  • Perform clerical and administrative duties and operate office systems and machines
  • Order and maintain inventory and maintain accurate records of all site supplies

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare correspondence, reports, contracts, carer payroll information, billings, spread sheets, regulatory and referral agency documentation and other administrative documents
  • Process invoices and reimbursements as assigned
  • Utilise word processing and spread sheet equipment and standard office machines.
  • Receive and refer visitors and telephone callers
  • Maintain staff diaries as instructed
  • Copy, maintain and forward records of personnel, expense requests and other forms to head office as assigned
  • Enter data, prepare reports, maintain records and file documents
  • Assist with Human Resources related tasks including employee accruals, payroll, filing and updating of office personnel records, coordinate personnel record information with Human Resources
  • Assist with Client Record related tasks including monitoring and maintenance of complete and orderly client records
  • Manage petty cash fund as assigned
  • Monitor inventory and order necessary supplies
  • Complete other duties reasonably assigned

This is not an exhaustive list of activities, and the appointee may be asked to undertake other duties as specified by the Area Manager.

Future Prospects

There may be opportunities in the future to progress as the company continues to change and expand.

Skills Required

  • Communication skills
  • Organisational skills 
  • Computer skills 
  • Ability to work in a face pace office
  • Ability to handle a number of tasks and priorities

Qualities Required

  • Friendly and approachable 
  • Strong work ethic
  • Initiative
  • Positive and enthusiastic
  • Good team player

Qualifications Required

  • Appropriate professional qualifications and minimum of two years related work experience
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office including excel, word, access and outlook preferred

Training Provided

  • Apprenticeship in Business Administration Level 2
  • Functional Skills in maths
  • Functional Skills in English
  • Functional Skills in ICT
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