Employer Description: Recruitment Consultancy specialising in recruiting professionals within the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) & Agricultural sectors

Hours of Work: 9.00 am – 5.00 pm (Mon-Fri) with one hour lunch, to include 8 paid hours per week for apprenticeship training and off-the-job skills

Hours per Week: (40)

Annual Holiday Entitlement: 21 days paid holiday per annum, plus 8 statutory days

Pay: £240 – £270 per week depending upon experience and skills

Apprenticeship Pathway: Advanced Apprenticeship in Business & Administration

Job Title: Apprentice Administrator / Resourcer                                Age: 18 +

Job Description: Working within a small, but very busy team:

  • Making & receiving calls, taking messages & dealing with simple queries
  • Screening candidates & matching them to suitable job roles
  • Assisting colleagues to source applicants from the database & explore employment opportunities
  • Formatting CV’s
  • Contacting candidates to arrange interviews via telephone & email
  • Ringing candidates to gain employment & reference information
  • Eventually arranging telephone & face-to-face interviews

 Skills, Abilities & Experience required:

  1. Excellent communication skills with clear spoken English
  2. Some experience in recruitment, telesales, retail or sales would be desirable but not essential
  3. Good knowledge of customer care, able to deal professionally with clients & telephone callers
  4. Accurate and confident I.T. skills with experience using Microsoft Word and Outlook
  5. Meticulous, well organised & able to check & verify information
  6. Able to work flexibly within a team; asking for and giving support as needed
  7. Able to follow procedures and learn to work to deadlines
  8. Able to understand the importance of being punctual and the impact absence has on team effectiveness


  • Anyone aged 16 and over may apply for this apprenticeship
  • GCSE passes in maths and English are desirable but not essential requirements
  • Applicants must reasonably be able to travel to work within a maximum of 1 hour

Apprenticeship Information:

  • Advanced Apprenticeship Framework  – Business & Administration
  • Functional Skills in maths, English and ICT at Level 2 (if required)
  • Level 3 BIIAB Diploma in Business & Administration
  • Minimum duration: 12 Months
  • A minimum of 1 day per week will be allocated for training purposes

About Burrwood Associates

FMCG & Agricultural Recruitment Solutions