Business Support Apprentice

Newcastle Upon Tyne
29 Oct 2019
26 Nov 2019
Human Resources
Start Date
Annual salary: circa GBP8,500.00 Mears are currently recruiting for an Business Administration Apprentice to work in our office in Longbenton, Newcastle. We're looking for someone who has the drive and determination to learn new skills within a company and demonstrate their dedication to education within employment.
Mears is a company uniquely placed to address the major challenges in the housing and social care sectors. We are an industry leader in providing housing solutions with both our new-build division along with the affordable housing sector, and have a major presence in the homecare market providing personal care to over 20,000 people a year, enabling older and less able people to continue living in their own homes.Our red thread runs through everything we do and we want people who share our values to help us continue to deliver customer focused services and innovatively push the boundaries of the sector. We empower our people to lead by example, taking ownership and responsibility to work to the best of their abilities and effectively collaborate with colleagues and partners to exceed the expectations of both clients and customers.Voted as one of the Top 25 Best Big Companies to work for in the Sunday Times, Mears Group is a great place to be.
What makes us different?
As part of our various Apprenticeship Schemes, we're committed to helping talented people move onwards and upwards through our business. All of our schemes are designed to develop your skills and knowledge, while giving you the experience and exposure you'll need to grow a rewarding Mears Group career.
As an Apprentice, this role is the perfect role to kick start a career in a business environment. This role is an office based role, where you will help and support our repairs and maintenance team. Duties will include -
  • Supporting a team of planners allocating work
  • Raising work orders
  • Cancelling work
  • Dealing with queries
  • Carry out any ad-hoc administration duties plus an printing, binding and laminating of documents that is required by the business
As an Apprentice we're looking for someone who would like to explore their career opportunities through education. We want someone who has been able to demonstrate commitment, and a strong mentality to work. Youwill have excellent customer service skills, the ability to think on your feet, prioritise your workload and always willing to go the extra mile. The ideal candidate for this role will be able to demonstrate, enthusiasm, flexibility and the willingness to progress any ad-hoc tasks as required.
Key attributes:
  • Organised, reliable and adaptable
  • A strong work ethic
  • Honest / trustworthy and demonstrate the ability to work using own initiative as well as working as part of a team
  • Positive attitude and the ability to keep calm under pressure
  • Capacity to absorb new information quickly and accurately.
  • Self -motivated, self disciplined and enthusiastic, tenacious with a strong eye for detail
If working for one of the Top 25 Best Big Companies who wants to build your career platform is of interest to you, please follow the application form and a member of our Recruitment Team will be in contact with you shortly.