Location: Kingston upon Thames

Hours of work: 9.00 am to 5.15 pm (Monday – Thursday) 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Friday with 1hr lunch

Annual holiday entitlement: 25 days plus statutory days

Pay: £165 – £210 per week with six-monthly pay reviews

Job description: Providing admin support to 6 teams of professionals:

  • Using the database to access information & update records
  • Using Excel to maintain computerised records & update reports
  • Photocopying as required, sometimes long runs & reports
  • Using software applications to send in request for information to schools & GP’s
  • Opening, stamping & distributing incoming mail / dealing with outgoing mail
  • Making appointments & arranging meetings including booking rooms
  • Assisting with the management of files & archiving old files
  • Using word to create information packs for colleagues
  • Eventually taking minuets of meeting
  • Answering phones, taking messages & dealing with queries
  • Meeting & greeting personal calls & making refreshments for meeting

Skills & abilities required:

  1. Able to understand & respect the importance of confidentiality, both within & outside the workplace
  2. Able to work flexibly within a team, asking for & giving support as needed
  3. Good communication skills with clear spoken & written English
  4. Good working knowledge of office applications such as MS Word, Excel and Google docs & sheets
  5. Able to learn to use own initiative, to follow procedures & learn to work to deadlines
  6. Aware of health & safety, equality & diversity in the workplace
  7. Punctual, with an understanding of the impact absence has on the effectiveness of the team

                                 An enhanced DBS check will be required for this post


  • Anyone aged 16 and over may apply for this apprenticeship
  • Applicants that hold a degree or equivalent qualification will not be eligible to apply
  • GCSE’s passes in maths and English are not essential requirements
  • Applicants must reasonably be able to travel to work within a maximum of 1 hour

Apprenticeship Information:

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




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