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Apprentice Business Administrator

South Cambridgeshire District Council
Start your career with a well established and growing local government organisation looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic apprentice to join their housing department. Learn and gain a qualification with this amazing opportunity.

South Cambridgeshire District Council - Employer

Ermine Street Housing is South Cambridgeshire District Council’s successful housing company. In 3 years it has built up a property portfolio of over 250 homes, and leases a further 140 homes. The business activity generates an income for the Council. We will expand the portfolio over the next 2 years and we need more resources to assist with the work that is generated managing a portfolio of this size. We are looking to appoint an apprentice who we can help develop and learn our business.

South Cambridgeshire District Council

30/04/2019    

12-15 months


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Job Summary

96494
GBP 267.88
37.00
Cambourne
26/02/2019
New Vacancy
Business & Administration
South Cambridgeshire District Council
Full-Time



Detailed Job Description

While working for South Cambridgeshire District Council and alongside Paragon Skills you will be supported and guided in actively completing your Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship.

As well as completing modules and assignments to gain evidence for your apprenticeship, your day to day duties will include, but are not limited to;

  • Providing an efficient and courteous first point of contact dealing with telephone, email and personal enquires.
  • Provide an efficient information service including inputting/ processing data, documents and messages for the team.
  • Accompany the Lettings Manager and Acquisitions Manager on their site visits to gain an understanding of the various roles and projects undertaken by the team.
  • Provide support to the Business Support Officer, specifically with the processing of invoices.
  • Provide additional admin support as and when needed by the team.
  • Assist in the maintenance of filing systems, both manual and computerised.

Your working week will be Monday to Friday and will consist of 37 hours per week.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

GCSE Grades A*-C are required within Maths and English. Some experience with administration would be beneficial.

Skills required

This role would suit someone who is confident and has a professional manner. You should have a good telephone manner and the ability to liaise with a variety of people.

Personal Qualities

South Cambridgeshire District Council are looking for someone who is outgoing, enthusiastic and committed to the programme. They are looking for someone who is as keen to develop their own abilities as they are.

What does a typical placement look like

This role would suit someone who is confident and has a professional manner. You should have a good telephone manner and the ability to liaise with a variety of people.

What you should wear

GCSE Grades A*-C are required within Maths and English. Some experience with administration would be beneficial.

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship there could be the opportunity to further develop your knowledge through further qualifications or move to different departments within the organisation if opportunities arise.

Additional Information

Training provided

Paragon Skills are one of the leading training providers in the country. We have the ENERGY & EXPERIENCE to give you the EDGE in kick starting your career. Our Personal Tutors will deliver outstanding teaching and learning to help ENERGISE you to complete your apprenticeship training and leave you confident to EXECUTE tasks to the highest standard. With this apprenticeship you will complete the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Business & Administration,
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English & ICT,
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities,
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills.
All training will be delivered in the work place with no requirement for day release to college. You will be mentored by experienced members of staff while developing your skills to a nationally recognised industry standard.

Paragon Skills - Learning Provider

Paragon Skills is one of the top 10 national training providers in the UK. We currently hold a Grade 2 “Good” Ofsted rating and are on a journey to Outstanding. We deliver Apprenticeships and a complimentary range of accredited work based programmes of learning for the services, Marine and automotive sectors.  97% of our apprentices would recommend us to a friend.  

Paragon Skills currently inspires over 3000 learners and supports 1500 employers in achieving their goals


For more information about this vacancy please contact Paragon Skills on 02392 006334 or email: owen.spencer@pgon.co.uk (Ref ID:96494)
Paragon Skills

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