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Apprentice - Business Administrator

Lancashire | Job ID: 244 | National Apprenticeship Rate

Are you about to finish school / college / university and not sure what to do next? Perhaps you’d like to continue working towards qualifications, but want to earn and gain experience at the same time?

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our sister company Personnel Checks for an Apprentice to join their rapidly growing team. This is a full time role, working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

This is the ideal opportunity for someone looking to start a career within a thriving local business, working alongside our highly skilled and professional team, and developing skills of their own.

Personnel Checks is a family run business and they believe their Core Values contribute towards our success. Positivity, Integrity, Respect, Team and Going the Extra Mile are not only the essence of our brand, but are rooted in each and every member of our team.

What you will learn in your new role…

  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • A professional, friendly telephone manner
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Organisation and time management skills
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Design and marketing skills
  • Sales techniques
  • A positive and ‘can do’ attitude
  • Desire to progress and develop career
  • Desire to help and please customers

The successful apprentice will be given the opportunity to work within a top safeguarding company gaining knowledge and developing their skills while being supported in achieving their Business & Administration qualification. Personnel Checks have been a Registered Body for the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) since 2004 and are passionate about safeguarding society. They help employers within any industry make safer recruitment decisions, to ensure the vulnerable in our society are protected.

About you…

  • A sound knowledge of how an apprenticeship works and be either already enrolled with a training provider or have ensured they meet the eligibility criteria for an apprenticeship
  • Have a minimum of 5 GCSE’s at A – C including Maths and English
  • Understand the Company Core Values and be able to give examples of how they could demonstrate these Values in their role
  • Have a good standard of IT including the use of Microsoft Office
  • Confidence in speaking to customers over the phone and face to face
  • Be committed to self-development, enthusiastic for training opportunities and a strong desire to succeed and excel

Your new role…

  • Answering incoming calls, helping customers in the best way possible and transferring calls / taking messages
  • Communicating with customers, assisting them with queries and guiding them through the DBS application process
  • Completing all necessary administration/paperwork
  • Deal with confidential information with accuracy and care
  • Posting and emailing relevant paperwork to clients
  • Data input onto bespoke online systems

What’s in it for you?

As well as their total commitment to supporting the successful apprentice in achieving their NVQ qualification, you would also benefit from continuous training and development, involvement in their numerous social and community activities, an opportunity to join a healthcare plan and a chance for rapid career progression within a vibrant, growing business.

Personnel Checks have a proven record with their apprentices and offer career opportunities across the business. They also work with local businesses and can therefore offer the opportunity of securing a permanent role once the apprenticeship has been completed, should the apprentice not remain with them. However it should be noted that their hire rate from previous apprenticeships is 100%, with many of those past apprentices now holding senior positions of responsibility across the Company.

Come join us!


What happens next? 

  1. We’ll take a look at your application 
  2. We’ll review it in line with our client’s requirements and assess if you’re a match for the role 
  3. We’ll pass on your CV to our client's hiring manager

If you’re looking for some more information then please give us a call on 01254 239363.