The Orchard Practice

Financial Planning Business Administrator Apprentice Level 3 - Borehamwood - Advanced (Level 3)

The Orchard Practice (Employer)

Paragon Education & Skills Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £16,000.00
35.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 9.30am - 5.30pm with a 1 hour lunch.
14 weeks (duration)
29 August 2022(start date)
Business administrator (apprenticeship standard)
22 August 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Located in the heart of Borehamwood, The Orchard Practice provides expert holistic Financial Planning for our clients. You will be working hand in hand with the Chartered Financial Planner and Financial Planning team providing administration support to help our clients continue to receive a top level service.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Each day starts at 9.30am. Day to day your tasks will vary depending on the needs of our clients and actions which arise. You will work closely with the financial planning team of 3, playing a pivotal role in providing our clients with a top level service.
There is a friendly atmosphere within the office, with the team all pulling in the same direction. You will have an hour for lunch, with the working day finishing at 5.30pm.
Your role will consist of:

Preparing the meeting packs
Preparing Letters of Authority
Liaising with existing clients
Actioning any tasks that arise from planning meetings or any ad-hoc tasks arising throughout the year
Answering incoming calls from clients
We also offer:

Unlimited tea & coffee
Costa Coffee Monday’s
Close to transport with direct line to London (Station is directly opposite the office)
Team social calendar – regular team socials


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

Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider, supporting over 4,000 learners and 1,500 organisations. Paragon Skills has some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry. It has an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating and an overall achievement rate of 71.4%, exceeding the national average of 65.6%. Using a blended approach, learners are always at the forefront of our priorities. All learners are assigned a Personal Tutor who will be their main point of contact. This involves regular catch-ups, check-in emails and calls. Your employer will agree to give you 20% of your working hours solely towards your study. This will give you every chance to achieve the highest grade possible!

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The Orchard Practice is a growing business always looking to recruit top talent and people that fit with the ethos. Should it be a good fit we would be looking to develop you into a full time administrator with a potential to develop a career in financial planning..

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills

Qualifications Required

Other Basic Maths (Grade n/a) Desired
Other Standard English (Grade n/a) Desired
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