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Business Administration Apprentice

British Polio Fellowship
The post-holder will be responsible for providing administrative support to projects, general administrative tasks and reception duties for British Polio Fellowship (BPF).

British Polio Fellowship - Employer

The British Polio Fellowship is a well-established national charity providing assistance and support to people suffering with Polio and the late effects of Polio (Post Polio Syndrome). We are predominantly a membership organisation, with over 8,000 members. The Fellowship is also at the forefront in pushing forward research into Post-Polio syndrome While BPF is a national charity with 49 branches across the UK, the post will be based in Watford, Herts.

British Polio Fellowship


12 Months

This position is now closed and no additional applications are being taken. If you have any questions please contact the provider who is managing the position.

Job Summary

Business & Administration
British Polio Fellowship

Detailed Job Description

To provide administrative support to projects undertaken by BPF. This includes:

word processing, filing, photocopying, arranging meetings, general office tasks and sending out information.

  • To provide administrative support to the office as a whole, under close direction from the Office Manager
  • To ensure incoming post is sorted and outgoing post is franked for dispatch
  • To provide reception duties and facilitating meetings for the BPF when needed
  • To act as a contact point for callers to BPF, in person or by telephone
  • To assist the wider team in developing services
  • To adhere to the organisations policies and procedures (Equal Opportunities, Health & Safety etc)
  • To accept regular supervision from the post’s line manager.
  • To undertake such a training as required as part of the Apprenticeship, or for development within the post.
  • To undertake any other reasonable tasks which takes forward the aims of the post, and which is commensurate with the post’s grade and other responsibilities.
  • To keep records enabling the project to be monitored quantitatively.

The office is very friendly and the post holder will receive lots of support and guidance, along with plenty of business administration experience and knowledge of various aspects of running a successful charity organisation.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

GCSE English Language & Maths Grades A-C

Skills required

-Basic literacy & numeracy

-Good communications skills

-Basic IT skills (Microsoft Office)

Personal Qualities

Someone who is driven, organised, enjoys working in a team focussed environment and is willing to learn

Future prospects

For the right candidate, there is the possibility that the person would be taken on as a full time permanent employee.

Additional Information

Training provided

All learning will be done in the workplace; you may need to attend the occasional workshop in College. If you need to complete Functional Skills, you will be required to attend College once a week for at least the first 3 months.

Although there is no expectation, there will be opportunity to travel with possible overnight stays, to assist with various events and functions arranged by the charity, providing interesting experience. All travel and accommodation costs will be covered. The role is office based.

West Herts College - Learning Provider

For more information about this vacancy please contact West Herts College on 01923 275700 or email: (Ref ID:73806)
West Herts College


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