Apprentice PA/Office Administrator

Northfleet, Gravesend
07 Aug 2019
15 Aug 2019
Start Date

Elmwood Site Solutions are a leading independent consultancy working within all aspects of the construction industry. We strive to work not only for, but with our clients to increase your portfolio, highlighting your strengths, experiences and to ensure you reach your maximum potential.

Through our knowledge and expertise, we strive to exceed our clients’ expectations, protecting their best interests and maximising return on investment. Our combined experience within construction, development and property sales means we deliver effective and streamlined solutions to suit.

We are honest, principled and maintain the highest professional standards in everything we do. We pride ourselves on a friendly, open approach that’s all about incomparable client service.

Vacancy Description
This is ideal for someone looking to work in a smaller business, where they will be an integral part of a team and their input will be valued.

We are a growing business, with this there will be flexibility within the role and we aim to help you to develop the areas of the business in which you become passionate.

This role requires someone confident, organised, proactive and keen to progress.

Tasks including but not limited to:

Arranging meetings 
Travel Arrangements 
Management of invoices and chasing payments HMRC, managing specific dates and ensuring accounts are all up to date 
Expenses Insurances 
General Administration 
Marketing Material Website/Social media Management 
Directors personal expenses/diary management 
Post Errands (expenses covered) Attendance of events with 
Director Compilation of contracts 
Cold calling and lead generation 
Ordering of stationery/kitchen goods for staff usage 
Answering the office phone 
Creating job adverts 
Shortlisting applicants 
Recruitment/arranging interviews/responding to candidates

£3.90 an hour + Bonus Structure (to be discussed at interview)
28 days holiday per year (inclusive of bank holidays)

30 hours a per week,
Monday – Friday 9am – 3pm (flexible for right candidate)

Skills Required
Excellent English and Maths 
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office 
Knowledge of social media and digital tools 
Ability to keep information confidential Some knowledge of general sales and marketing communications 
Customer Service Level 1 or some experience.

Personal Qualities
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written 
Team player 
Ability to prioritise 
Good attention to detail 
Able to work under pressure 
Dedicated Innovative and creative 
Has integrity and honesty

Qualifications Required
GCSE 4-9 in English and Maths

Training Provided
On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework – consisting of the NVQ Level 2 in Business Administration, 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

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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