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Business Administration Fruit Farm (Level 2/Intermediate) – KT&A1961

Tonbridge (

TN11 0BW


Kent Training & Apprenticeships


Closing date: 25/07/2019
Industry: Administration
Vacancy reference: KT&A1961

Employer Description

A family owned arable and fruit farm based near Tonbridge.

Description of Vacancy

Office support is required for the day to day running of the various businesses.

The role will offer a variety of experience across all areas of administration and the running of the business.


The role will include a variety of duties within the office.

As a farm business, there will be a seasonality to the tasks based on peak times for the business

Duties will include:

  • Handling telephone calls and correspondence
  • Inputting invoices and basic accounting duties
  • General office administration
  • Filing and Scanning


From £4 per hour to £4.50 per hour dependent upon candidate

£140 per week to £157.50 per week.

Skills Required

  • Good attention to detail
  • High level of accuracy
  • Good computer skills
  • Excellent telephone manner

Personal Qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • Willingness to learn
  • Your own transport would be advantageous due to the rural location of our offices

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 2019, the NMW for Apprentices is £3.90 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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