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Apprentice Office Administrator (Level 3/Advanced) – KT&A2707

Location:
Sittingbourne (

ME9 8LR

)

Kent Training & Apprenticeships

29/04/2020

Closing date: 29/10/2020
Industry: Administration
Vacancy reference: KT&A2707

EMPLOYER DESCRIPTION

AbBaltis Ltd are still looking to recruit but are unable to interview during the corona crisis. Please continue to apply and KT&A will keep your application for when normal business resumes.

AbBaltis Ltd is a multi-award winning company that supports the Vitro Diagnostics and Biotech markets.  Their list of awards and nominations is impressive for such a young company.

Their passion is to improve the lives of patients all over the world by supplying a wide variety of disease state plasma and residual clinical samples worldwide.  The key to their success is fast delivery, a competitive pricing strategy, and outstanding customer support.

As the company grows, they are looking to replicate the success of their previous apprentices by offering an exciting new opportunity to somebody who is enthusiastic, keen to learn, and willing to play a key role within a small team.

Please click here to see the employer’s website.

DESCRIPTION OF VACANCY

This is a great opportunity to join a company that has not only won multiple awards for their work but has an impressive history of supporting their staff to thrive.  Their work is incredibly important at the moment, as they work towards creating testing kits to diagnose COVID 19.

As the Apprentice Office Administrator, you will play a key role in supporting the wider work of the company. You will have the opportunity to learn a wide range of administrative skills that will support you throughout the rest of your career, from assistance with spreadsheets to helping out with social media accounts.

If you are enthusiastic and keen to join an innovative company at a time of its growth, we would love to hear from you!

Tasks will include – but are not limited to – the following:

– Meeting and greeting visitors and offering refreshments
– Helping to boost online presence through company social media outlets

-Updating all relevant spreadsheets and databases
– Photocopying documents and filing accordingly

– Managing the replenishment of stationery supplies

– Assisting with incoming queries over telephone and e-mail

– Helping to manage and coordinate staff diaries

– Occasional PA duties to the Managing Director

– Sending requested information out to customers

– Processing and chasing invoices

– Following up with customers

HOURS

37.5 working hours per week:

Monday – Friday 08:30 – 16:30

Includes a half-hour unpaid lunch break each day

WAGE

£153.75 (based on £4.10 per hour)

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Good communication skills, both verbally (including telephone) and in writing
  • Good time management skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Punctuality

PERSONAL QUALITIES

The successful candidate should be enthusiastic, ambitious, and happy to work in a team to achieve team targets.

We are looking for somebody who is also willing to be flexible in their approach, and happy to learn new things.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

Minimum achieved Grade C or equivalent in English and Maths

If you would like to apply for a vacancy and you’re waiting to receive your confirmed grades, please use your predicted grades in the application process.

TRAINING PROVIDED

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship and Functional Skills if appropriate.

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

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 2020, the NMW for Apprentices is £4.15 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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