Kent County Council

Business and Administration Apprentice – Level 3 - Advanced (Level 3)

Kent County Council (Employer)

The Child Care Company (Old Windsor) Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £10,004.80
37.0 hours per week Monday to Friday to cover core office hours in the day eg 9am to 5pm
18 months (duration)
1 October 2022(start date)
Business administrator (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
31 August 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Education and Young People’s Service – Coordinated Admissions - Fair Access department. You will be an apprentice in a fast-paced environment, ensuring children and young people of statutory school age are in receipt of an education, whilst working for a large, diverse, rapidly changing organisation.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Purpose of the Job:

  • Provide administrative/ clerical/ business support to a team of staff, to assist in the smooth running of the service and take a proactive role in relation to its day to day functioning.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Update, modify, input and retrieve data on computerised systems using the appropriate software, preparing standard and non-standard reports, cross checking data held on different systems to ensure accuracy.
  • Support the day to day clerical and administrative functions of the service, in addition to the monitoring of emails and telephone messages for appropriate team members.
  • Maintaining and monitoring office systems, including database entry and electronic filing, and uploading key documents, in line with the Records Management Policy, GDPR, data protection and Freedom of Information protocols.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with schools, parents, internal colleagues, managers and key stakeholders through e-mail, telephone and in person, offering advice and information. Working in a confident and well organized manner, able to re-prioritise as needed when faced with unexpected tasks.

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

  • Business Administration Apprenticeship Level 3
  • Full Induction to Kent County Council
  • Additional training specific to the role eg systems etc

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This role may be a gateway to further career opportunities, such as senior support roles etc.

Reality Check

This post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Skills Required

IT skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative, Interpersonal skills, Self motivated, Importance of confidentiality

Qualifications Required

Other None (Grade N/A) Desired
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