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Apprentice Office Administrator

Department: Housing & Welfare Services

Salary: £15,000 - £18,000 Per annum + Pension contribution incl.

Hours: 35

Contract: Apprenticeship

Closed Date: 11:59 PM on Thursday 12th September 2019

Start Date: TBC

Interviews: TBC

As an office administrator you are going to play an important role in our team. Usually, you will be the first contact with our future clients and the voice of Ashford Place. The Office Administrator position is a key important role and you will have the support of a team of colleagues in different roles. It will place you in a position to gain valuable skills and training.

Once you join our team, you'll have a chance to gain the skills and technical know-how that is valuable in every field.

Main Responsibilities:

  • screening incoming calls and taking detailed, accurate messages where necessary
  • photocopying, scanning and filing
  • supporting colleagues with general office duties
  • maintain and update client database
  • competent with Social Media

Essential Skills:

  • excellent MS office skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook)
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • ability to prioritize workload according to demanding deadlines
  • able to act on their own initiative

Personal Qualities Desired:

  • friendly, helpful and polite
  • extremely organised
  • adaptable
  • excellent attention to detail
  • able to prioritise a changing to-do-list
  • self-motivated
  • team player

Qualifications Required:

  • GCSE Maths and English Grade C or above

The post holder is required to hold a valid Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS.

To apply, please complete application form and return to john.doocey@ashfordplace.org.uk