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Receptionist & Operations Assistant Apprentice – KT&A1950

Location: Maidstone (ME17 1AB)
Closing date: 26/07/2018
Industry: Administration
Vacancy reference: KT&A1950

Employer Description

Phonophobia Ltd is a leading supplier of audio, light and stage technologies to the event industry including tour, festival, theatre and corporate AV presentations.

Phonophobia are known UK wide for delivering a high quality service and the best in entertainment technology.

Description of Vacancy

Assisting the rental manager in the day to day running of a busy rental company office.

Reception duties, filing, general paperwork and document storage.

Creating new systems and maintaining communications between the office and warehouse.


  • Reception duties
  • Filing
  • General administration
  • Document storage
  • Creating new systems and maintaining communications between office and warehouse
  • Answering the telephone


£4.30 ph with increase after 3 month probation


40 hours pw

Monday – Friday 8.30-4.30 with weekend/evening over time available.

Skills Required

  • Computer Literate
  • Good Communicational skills
  • Good reading and writing skills
  • Qualifications in Maths/English

Personal Qualities

  • Team Player
  • Good sense of humour
  • Sensible under pressure
  • Neat and tidy

Qualifications Required

Minimum achieved Grade D or equivalent in English and Maths.

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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