Milton Keynes Community Foundation Ltd

Business Administration Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Milton Keynes Community Foundation Ltd (Employer)

Milton Keynes College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £14,000.00
37.5 hours per week Mon – Thu: 8:30 – 17:00 with 1 hour for lunch, Fri: 8.30 -16:30 with ½ hour for lunch although there is flexibility with the hours worked
18 months (duration)
5 September 2022(start date)
Business administrator (apprenticeship standard)
22 August 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

The Apprentice will support the Administration Manager in the provision of key administrative functions of the MK Community Foundation ensuring our core values are considered at all stages of our growth.


What will the apprentice be doing?

The Business Administration Assistant will be expected to perform the following tasks:

  • Supporting the Administration Manager in the diary management of the Chief Executive and Strategic Leadership Team
  • Supporting the Administration Manager in the organisation and co-ordination of meetings and events
  • Providing help and assistant in the preparation of meeting documentation
  • Supporting the Administration Manager and Governance Assistant on the management of the Business Administration, Trustee and Honorary Structure Communication Share Point sites
  • Supporting the team by opening and distributing post
  • Supporting the Administration Manager on Health & Safety compliance within office environment
  • Managing IT requests and maintaining records
  • Supporting Administration Manager on HR administration e.g., holiday, sickness, recruitment, onboarding
  • Management of own and shared mailbox
  • Assist in the collation of HR KPI as requested
  • Acting as first point of contact by answering office phones, taking messages, helping, or transferring to right area
  • Undertaking any other general office duties as required by line manager and the leadership team

What we are looking for:

  • Effective communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Works well as part of a team and also independently
  • Effective IT skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Voluntary Sector
  • Knowledge of Milton Keynes

Please note: 

Salary range will be between £14000 and £16000

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Business Administrator Level 3
  • Training with Milton Keynes College
  • Ongoing training, support and development with the employer


What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This is a new role for us, and we are hoping that at the end of the apprenticeship, this will become a permanent post. The resources team, which includes all back-office functions including finance is relatively small, with only three people in this, but as the organisation grows, it is intended that the team will grow with it.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4-9) Desired
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