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Business Administration Apprentice

Here at Pluss we are looking for 2 new apprentices to complete an higher apprenticeship with us they will be Responsible for ensuring that all expenditure relating to the BBO contract is correct and accurate and that Partners are fully supported throughout.

Pluss - Employer

Pluss is an award-winning Social Enterprise that supports thousands of people with disabilities and other disadvantages move towards and into employment each year. Our employment operations help jobseekers who need the most specialist support to find work and achieve a career. Our enterprise operations run alongside to create direct employment opportunities in a wide range of businesses and job roles. With a proven track record spanning more than 45 years, we deliver a range of nationally and locally procured employment programmers on behalf of the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP), ESF, Big Lottery Fund, Local Authorities and the NHS. Our vision is simple: To inspire people of all abilities to achieve a career.



12 Months

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Job Summary

Business & Administration

Detailed Job Description

  • Responsible for ensuring that financial information and evidence is received from partners in a timely manner.
  • Ensuring information is provided in the correct format and correctly completed.
  • Checking expenditure is eligible as per Big Lottery guidance.
  • Matching evidence provided to expenditure details and ensuring evidence is complete and accurate.
  • Ensuring procurement rules have been followed and evidence of procurement process is obtained where required.
  • Reconciling expenditure to evidence within client files as required.
  • Follow up with partner organisations with queries and requesting outstanding information.
  • Visit Partner organisations to build relationships. Assist with queries and provide support and guidance on preparation of returns.
  • Undertake training sessions and workshops with Partners and help ensure best practice is disseminated.
  • Support the Finance Officer with the provision of evidence as requested by Big Lottery.
  • Full understanding of the Big Lottery rules and a point of contact for queries for staff and Partners.
  • Provide evidence and information to Auditors as required.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

  • NVQ level 2 or above in relevant subject or equivalent experience
  • GCSE or equivalent in English and Mathematics at grade ‘C’ or above or equivalent experience
  • Evidenced computer skills e.g. Microsoft word, excel

Skills required

  • Working knowledge and experience of checking financial information and ensuring complies with guidelines
  • Experience in the use of ICT systems, particularly
  • Excel Experience of running or being involved in the delivery of training sessions and workshops.
  • Experience in dealing with internal and external partners with regards to financial issues

Personal Qualities

  • Empathy towards people with a disability particularly their employment and training needs
  • Ability to use computer software packages including electronic mail and internet systems
  • Proactive individual who can identify issues and resolve them quickly through the use of good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and act with discretion
  • Ability to work as a team member but use own initiative when necessary
  • Ability to work within set guidelines and apply rules Strong attention to detail

Future prospects

Upon completion of the apprenticeship, this company will be looking to keep the apprentice on full time. There will also be the potential to progress onto higher level apprenticeships.

Additional Information

Training provided

Full on-the-job training and support will be provided to enable the successful applicant to undertake the full range of duties required of the role.

In addition, training will also be provided towards the Apprenticeship in Health and safety, data protection, Safeguarding, Disability awareness, Equality and diversity and customer service through in-house delivery.

The Qualification consists of the following:

  • Business Administration Level 3
  • Technical certificate
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills in Literacy and Numeracy (if relevant)

Babington Group - Learning Provider

Always at the forefront of innovation, Babington is a pioneer of the Apprenticeship programme. They ran the first Accountancy Apprentice in the country and the first Insurance Apprentice in the North of England. So they really have the experience and expertise needed to ensure top quality training.

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For more information about this vacancy please contact the provider Babington Group on 01332 345450 or email: (Ref ID:82768)
Babington Group


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