Administration Assistant Apprentice

Maidstone, Kent
£140 per week
21 Mar 2019
21 Apr 2019
Start Date

Employer Description
Based near New Hythe station in Aylesford, this is the UK operation for an Austrian company, delivering products for facade design, external wall insulation & facade renovation services.

The company seeks to provide products that will help people live in a healthy and energy efficient environment.

Description of Vacancy 
As an Administration Assistant, you will support the smooth running of the company’s service to its customers.

This will include handling enquiries, processing and maintaining orders and some data input.

You will have the opportunity to develop your office skills.

Duties will include:

Answering the telephone and handling and dealing with calls 
Process, monitor and despatch sample orders 
Assist with customer queries 
Check and file courier invoices 
Assist with courier claims for lost or damaged goods 
General administration

£140 (£4 per hour)

Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm
Friday 8.30am to 2.30pm
1 hour lunch unpaid
35 hours per week

Skills Required
Good verbal and written skills 
Competent in Microsoft programmes

Personal Qualities
Positive attitude 
Willingness to learn 

Qualifications Required
GCSE Grade 4 or higher in English and Maths or equivalent qualifications in these subjects.

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 Details
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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