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Apprentice Business Administrator

Apprenticeship at London & Quadrant Housing (L&Q)

Apprentice Business Administrator

Apprenticeship at London & Quadrant Housing (L&Q)

  • LocationSidcup, UK
  • Position levelApprenticeship
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 29 Sep, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
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  • Competitive£ 7.83 per hour

Apprentice Business Administrator – Level 3 Fixed Term Contract

Full time - 35 hours per week

Fixed term contract: 24 months

Based in Cray House, 3 Maidstone Road, Sidcup DA14 5HU

Salary: £7.83 per hour

L&Q Apprenticeships have been designed to help you get the career you’ve always wanted. This opportunity will help you to get your foot on the career ladder with an organisation that supports you from beginning to end, and beyond.

If you are meticulous, have strong organisation skills and want to work for an organisation that can really change people’s lives, then we may have the perfect apprenticeship for you!

We have a great opportunity to join L&Q’s Foundation as an Apprentice Business Administrator. In this role you will report into the Foundation lead and work within a small team who contribute to and work with the wider Foundation. Duties will include; supporting the senior management team, carrying out due diligence for projects, checking that policies and procedures are being followed, setting up department meetings and ad hoc admin duties.

Excel knowledge and experience of using spreadsheets will be beneficial, as you will assist with the monitoring of the Foundations budget. In some instances you will act as the gatekeeper of funding and work to ensure that the other departments are operating within budget.

Organisation and monitoring skills are essential to this role; you will have to ensure that important documents are submitted within set timeframes.

We are looking for a candidate with drive, enthusiasm and a passion to help people. In this role you will have the opportunity to visit and see the projects you work on in real life, helping contextualise the importance of the foundation and the impact it has on those it supports.

Essential skills and experience include:

·Knowledge of practical office administration

·Ability to multi-task and work to deadlines

·Good IT skills

·Self motivated 

Key points about the programme:

·Must have GCSE`s A-C in English and GCSE D and above in Maths or equivalent

·Must be able to work in the UK

·Open to anyone aged 16 or over

·No experience required

·You will gain a Level 3 qualification

·Programme duration is 24 months

As part of the L&Q Apprenticeship scheme you will benefit from a supporting environment that will encourage you to learn and develop throughout the programme.

What you can expect:

·Great company benefits.

·Great breadth and variety of experiences through a structured programme within your chosen discipline

·You’ll gain a nationally recognised qualification.

·You’ll have access to outstanding training offered internally.

·You’ll be supported all the way throughout the programme by an experienced line manager and mentor.

Apprenticeships are a great way to gain a qualification whilst working. If you meet the above criteria and are interested in developing your skills whilst working then apply without delay!

Closing date for completed applications:22nd October 2018

Interviews will be held early November

Our commitments:

At L&Q, people are at the heart of our business and our success depends on employing the best people and getting the best from them. This is why we are committed to developing our people. It's only by investing in a well-trained and motivated workforce that we can continue to prosper and sustain business success.

In addition to our support and training, the successful candidate will have access to our full suite of benefits including 26 days holiday rising to 31 days with length of service, annual bonus subject to group performance, excellent Pension scheme, Benenden Healthcare, an employee assistance programme and non-contributory life assurance.

We are committed to supporting your work-life balance and recognise the changing demands and circumstances in life. Please let us know during the recruitment process if you’re interested in part time working or job sharing. After a qualifying period you can also request flexible working arrangements, e.g. a change to working hours, if it’s feasible then we’ll make it happen.

We expect all of our employees to support our environmental policy and social responsibility work. We are an employer committed to environmental and social responsibility.

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