Apprentice Business Administrator

Location
Ashford, Kent
Salary
£3.90 per hour
Posted
05 Aug 2019
Closes
05 Sep 2019
Ref
KT&A2461
Specialism
Administration
Sector
Unspecified
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
Undisclosed

The Hope Tree is a counselling and consultancy support service that works in schools and in the community offering therapeutic support to children and young people. It also runs a holiday programme for Children and their parents and organises seminar and workshops in the community on social and wellbeing issues.

DESCRIPTION OF VACANCY

The Hope tree is looking for a business administrator to support its work in office related support and in the community when required – This will involve basic bookkeeping, liaising with schools and community groups to promote and market the work of the Hope Tree. Attending network meetings with the director to promote the business and working to organise and be involved in Parent and child activity days and seminar programmes which takes place throughout the year. Additional training throughout the year to enhance skills as necessary.

Administrative tasks

Will include

  • Basic accounting spreadsheet entries- sending out invoices and chasing up late invoices
  • Setting up of basic filing systems- for counselling and resources.
  • Help with fundraising and marketing of counselling and activity days programme.
  • Helping with running of Parent and Child activity booking venues-during half term holidays this will involve being part of the team running the events
  • Keeping Database- for activity days mailings
  • Contacting schools- to follow up queries
  • Help with formulating forms for counselling reviews for schools and individuals
  • Sending out invites and follow up for workshops/seminars
  • Attending network meeting and events with director to promote business as and when appropriate.
  • Opportunity to shadow counselling director to meetings in schools.

WAGE

£3.90 per hour

HOURS

Monday – Friday 30 hours a week paid

9am – 5pm

1hr lunch unpaid

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • IT literate, knowledge of excel and spreadsheets.
  • Well organised
  • Accounting and Maths skills
  • Good literacy, telephone skills, and people skills in general
  • Willingness to learn about fundraising and funding.

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Good communicator, able to work well with people
  • Good timekeeper
  • Able to use own initiative.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

A*-D Maths and English (or equivalent) desirable or vocational subjects such as social care.

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 DETAIL

As of 1st April 2019, the NMW for Apprentices is £3.90 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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