Apprentice Business Administrator

8.91 - 9.00 GBP Hourly
Closing date
13 Dec 2021

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Education & Training
Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training
Job title: Business Administrator

Apprenticeship: Level 3

Contracted hours: 30 hrs per week

Contract type: Fixed Term

Hourly Rate: GBP9 p/h

Start Date: ASAP

Whitworths are the UK's leader in dried fruits, nuts and seeds. We're proud to be widely recognised and trusted by our working partners, international suppliers and, most importantly, by millions of customers as manufacturers of innovative, tasty, healthy products

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Business Administrator Apprentice (level 3) to join our team for a 15-month fixed term contract. In this role you will be the face of HR, dealing with all our visitors, answering their queries or signposting them to where they can best get help. In return we will support your learning through an apprenticeship programme and are committed to facilitating interesting and engaging opportunities for learning.

This role is part time - 30 hours per week, 6 hours of your working week will be devoted to your learning and development. We are fairly flexible on the work pattern; we will need you to be here on a Monday and Friday but can be more flexible on the days in between. You will keep all our basic administrative tasks up to date, such as:

Data entry onto our HR systems

Filing, keeping our personnel files up to date and audit ready

Updating Excel spreadsheets with new or revised data

Printing and photocopying our new starter induction packs

Creating mail merges to send letters to our employees

Creating information posters and keeping our notice boards up to date

Supporting the HR team in sending meeting invites to interviews and formal meetings

At Whitworths, we believe good in equals good out, and we want to provide an opportunity for someone to join our team to learn and grow during their 15 months with us. You will need to meet the Maths and English requirements to complete the apprenticeship course which is GCSE English and Maths, Grade A-C / 9-4 or the equivalent.

Our ideal person for the role will be:

A team player, willing to roll up their sleeves and get stuck in to help

Committed to learning and development

Someone who has excellent attention to detail

A great communicator - confidence is required

Someone who has a great work ethic, we're a busy department

Able to juggle multiple tasks at once

In return, you will have a job that you love and be joining a company, who in March this year were awarded Silver status with Investors in People, as voted by our employees. We offer competitive rates of pay, 25 days holiday + public holidays, funded health care cash plan, high street discounts and reduced gym membership through PERKs, to name a few benefits to working with us.

Whitworths is growing every day, so we are always looking for talented individuals (at every level) who can deliver STAR potential. If you are keen to develop your administrative skills as part of an apprenticeship programme Business Administration Level 3, then let's talk.

All applications will receive a response

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