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Apprentice Administrative Assistant (level 2/intermediate) – KT&A2268

Maidstone (

ME15 6YQ


Kent Training & Apprenticeships



Closing date: 28/02/2019
Industry: Administration
Vacancy reference: KT&A2268

Employer Description

We are a UK wide group of Independent Fostering Agencies providing training and support to both prospective foster carers and current foster carers empowering them to support children and young people, in the care of Local Authorities, to the best of their ability. We want to help all looked-after-children and young people to reach their full potential.

Travel Information

Nearest Station is Maidstone

Description of Vacancy

This role is an exciting and varied one where no two weeks will be the same.

This is an exciting opportunity, for the right individual, to grow their administration abilities and experience or could even provide somebody with an exciting pathway back into employment after a career break.

We are looking for a confident and passionate individual to provide administrative support to our inhouse Marketing Department based at our Maidstone Head Office.

You will support all day-to-day administrative activities, this would include but not limited to:

  • Speaking with prospective enquiries via phone and email
  • Answering the phone and liaising with relevant departments
  • Updating all progress on our in-house CRM system
  • Invoice admin
  • General office tasks


£3.70 hour


Monday to Friday. 9am to 5pm with one paid hour for lunch

Skills Required



-Great communicator

-Good telephone manner

-Willing to learn


-Admin experience
-Current valid DBS

Personal Qualities

  • Engaging and Enthusiastic
  • Positive
  • Organised
  • Punctual

Qualifications Required

Minimum achieved grade D in Maths and B in English or equivalent

Training Provided

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework – consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards

Additional Detail

As of 1st April 2018, the NMW for Apprentices is £3.70 per hour. This applies to 16 - 18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training.

Important Information

The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.

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