As Chiltern Homecare Ltd

Business Administration Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

As Chiltern Homecare Ltd (Employer)

Ginger Nut Media Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £145.25
35.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 10.00am - 5.00pm with a 1 hour lunch break and 1 day apprentice training.
18 months (duration)
2 May 2021(start date)
Business Administrator (apprenticeship standard)
30 April 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

You will work closely with our In House Recruiter, you’ll be a motivated individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to prioritise and manage expectations. You will be well organised and have a good attention to detail.

Responsibilities

We are looking for someone with excellent organisational skills and a willingness to work across many tasks and join our team within Caremark. This is a key support role and the right candidate will be working closely with our In House Recruiter. You’ll be an excellent team player and committed to maintaining accurate records. You will be expected but not limited to do the following:

  • Data entry
  • Answering phones
  • Printing and filing of candidate’s documents
  • Inputting information into databases, ensuring its care, accuracy, confidentiality and security
  • Maintains straightforward spreadsheets to record information
  • Any other duties of a similar nature which may be required 
  • You will also be required on a weekly basis to take a training day to complete your Business Administration apprenticeship

Future Prospects

Please speak to the lead recruiter about Future Prospects within the company. 

Reality Check

Please also be aware that as of the 1st of April 2021 the Apprenticeship wage will be rising from £4.15 per hour to £4.30 per hour. Once you have completed your first year as an Apprentice you will also see your wage rise to the National Minimum wage for your age.

Skills Required

  • Good writing skills
  • An ability to work to deadlines
  • Comfortable with targets
  • Eager to learn
  • An ability to work quickly and accurately
  • Has a good attention to detail

Qualities Required

  • Confident
  • Outgoing
  • Motivated
  • Drive

Qualifications Required

GCSE's in English and maths A*- C (or the equivalent). 

Training Provided

Business Administrator - Level 3

Standard - https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/business-administrator/

Assessment Plan – https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/media/2878/st0070_business-admin_l3_ap-for-publication-2-april-2019-update-to-eqap.pdf

Delivery of the standard itself is based around a number of competency and knowledge units, each consisting of introduction, training, personal study, completion and observation. We use Smart Screen which is an online hosted resource mapped to the apprenticeship. We can also deliver the Business Administrator Diploma alongside the apprenticeship, where the learner is able to take on the additional learning, to give the learners an additional qualification.

The standard is delivered through a combination of monthly one to one sessions of around 2 -2.5 hours and, where this is a cohort, monthly knowledge sessions of an hour to introduce each knowledge module (8 sessions). 

  • IT - Multiple IT packages and systems. Examples include MS Office or equivalent packages. Databases / recording information / data analysis
  • The Organisation - Organisational purpose, activities, aims, values, vision for the future
  • Value of their skills - Organisational structure and how they fit. Development of skills
  • Stakeholders - Managing stakeholders / internal and external customers, clients and / or suppliers
  • Relevant Regulation - Laws and regulations relating to the role including data protection, health and safety, compliance etc.
  • Policies - Organisational internal policies and key business policies relating to the sector
  • Business Fundamentals - Business principles such as managing change, business finances and project management
  • Processes - Making payments, processing customer data. Improving business processes
  • External Environmental Factors - Market forces, policy and regulatory changes, supply chain etc.

Each project covers aspects of knowledge, skills and behaviours and helps the learner build the experience and portfolios they need to successfully complete their apprenticeship.

Before gateway, the collected documents are combined to create the learners’ portfolios and the learners also create a presentation for the EPA. By focussing in this way learners and tutors are able to ensure that all KSBs are fully tracked throughout the apprenticeship and that learners have a clear idea of their growth in knowledge and related progress.

EPA consists of a knowledge exam, a portfolio-based interview and a project presentation.

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