Company Support Assistant

Shorne, Gravesend
£3.70 per hour
01 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Start Date

Employer Description

R S Skips Ltd is an established skip hire & waste management company based in Shorne, Kent. The business is in a rural location so transportation will need to be looked into before applying for the job. There is the possibility of collection and drop off arrangement at Gravesend/Higham train station to assist with travel.


Description of Vacancy

We are seeking to employ an enthusiastic person who loves organising and enjoys all aspects of administration in a busy office to join our friendly team.  You need to be able to work under pressure, in busy fast paced conditions. The successful candidate must be able to multi task without blinking!



Duties will include:

General administration

Taking bookings

Allocating jobs to drivers

Liaising with drivers

EA returns

Fuel logs

Chasing payments

Applying for skip road licences

Filing and ensuring the office is kept tidy at all times.

Training would be provided for certain aspects of the roles



Starting salary minimum apprenticeship wage £3.70 per hour with the opportunity of this to be reviewed and increased dependent upon progression



Mon-Fri; 8am-5pm


Skills Required

Excellent customer service

Able to work independently

Work in a team

Sharing responsibilities


Ability to use own initiative

Call potential customers

Ability to build excellent working relationship with customers

Ensuring existing customers are kept happy.


Personal Qualities



Professional manner

Good communication skills


Qualifications Required

Maths and English Grade D or equivalent


Training Provided

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Standard – 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.


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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