Age UK

Charity Administrator Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Age UK (Employer)

Bedford College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £175.00
35.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 16:30, with a 30-minute lunch break.
18 months (duration)
29 March 2021(start date)
Business Administrator (apprenticeship standard)
7 March 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

The successful candidate will gain experience within all departments to understand how the business operates and how AGE UK work together. You will complete general administration tasks, assist with telephony and maintain records and statistics using the company's internal databases.


The apprentice will work with colleagues to have a complete understanding of how a business works successfully and play an active part in the ongoing success of the business.

All general administration tasks will include: 

  • Typing letters, documents and filing (both manually and electronically)
  • Communication with staff, volunteers and others via the telephone, face to face, email, memo or letter
  • Assisting in maintaining records and statistics on our internal databases
  • Assisting with switchboard cover as and when required
  • Attending staff meetings and training sessions
  • To work in accordance with all of Age UK Bedfordshire’s policies and procedures
  • To work as part of the organisational team and help out in times of emergency
  • To undertake other tasks as may be required from time to time

Future Prospects

Following successful completion of the apprenticeship, we would offer a permanent contract, dependent on how the business is performing.

Skills Required

  • Good communication skills
  • Team player, but also confident to work on your own when required
  • Good English, both spoken and written

Qualities Required

  • Positive outlook on life
  • Reliable and honest
  • Team player
  • Calm and professional
  • Friendly and outgoing
  • Willing to learn

Qualifications Required

To be considered for this role you will need a minimum of:

  • 4 GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) including maths and English

Training Provided

Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

During this apprenticeship, you will study a range of topics, including:

  • Business knowledge
  • IT skills
  • Record and production
  • Quality
  • Decision making
  • Project management
  • Environmental factors
  • Communication
  • Planning and organisation
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