Apprentice Care Home Administrator

Location
Margate, Kent
Salary
£146.25/week
Posted
11 Jul 2019
Closes
09 Aug 2019
Ref
KT&A2484
Specialism
Administration
Sector
Unspecified
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
Undisclosed

Grosvenor Court is a 62 bed residential home in Margate. It employs a team of skilled and friendly professionals who are trained in many specialist needs, such as dementia care and learning disability, as well as sensory impairments and Parkinson’s.

VACANCY DESCRIPTION
If you’re keen to kick-start your career and would like to develop key administrative skills, then this is the ideal opportunity for you!

This reputable care home in Margate is looking for an enthusiastic apprentice to come and support with a wide range of administrative duties that contribute to the smooth-running of the home.

You will be joining a friendly and supportive team and there will be scope for your role to evolve as you progress.

Daily tasks and responsibilities will include:

Writing and dispatching routine or straightforward letters 
Answering general queries by telephone 
Answering the door to visitors 
Photocopying documents and maintaining organisation of office storage 
Sorting and opening post Obtaining information from the computer 
Maintaining records, filing systems and computer files 
Ordering Items for homes Minute taking and typing of minutes 
Liaising and communicating with Head Office 
Working in accordance with Data Protection requirements Assisting manager and administrator as necessary
•Undertaking any other tasks/duties as may be reasonably required.

WAGE
£146.25 per week

HOURS
37.5 working hours per week

Monday – Friday 09:00 – 17:00 (includes an half hour lunch break each day)

SKILLS REQUIRED
The successful candidate should have good organisation skills

PERSONAL QUALITIES
The successful candidate should be well-presented and eager to learn.

Offer of the apprenticeship will be subject to a DBS check.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Minimum Grade D/3 in GCSE English & Maths (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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