Job Title : Business and Administration Apprentice
Employer : Sanctuary Student Homes Limited - London - Manna Ash House
Location : London, London, SE1 0BW
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship Framework and Level : Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Business & Admin
Vacancy Reference : VAC-50528
Vacancy Short Description : Do you consider yourself a well organised, motivated person? Sanctuary Students are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join there team as an Business Admin Apprentice! Sanctuary Students manages accommodation for over 11,500 students across England and Scotland. We work in partnership with universities to provide cost-effective facilities management and support services, as well as providing specifically designed and purpose built accommodation direct to students across the UK. We offer a range of accommodation from shared flats to self-contained apartments in some of the biggest university towns and cities in the UK, including London, Manchester, Liverpool and Glasgow.
Sanctuary Students provide safe and secure accommodation to thousands of students around the country. We believe that our strength lies in our dedicated staff who help students with their everyday needs. Our award winning Apprenticeship programme offers you a chance to study for a practical qualification while contributing to the success of a fast-paced, constantly evolving organisation.
Qualifications Required : A minimum of 2 GCSEs Grade C or above (or equivalent) to include Maths and English
Vacancy Full Description : As Business and Administration Apprentice you will join the Accommodation Site team in Manna Ash House, London. The team is responsible for looking after the residents and the building to ensure residents are in a secure and welcoming environment. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious individual to start their career and gain valuable experience in a fast growing company.
In partnership with our training provider - Lifetime Training - we are initially offering a 1 year Apprenticeship in Business and Administration. On this scheme, you will become a valued member of the property management team within Sanctuary Students, a leading nationwide student accommodation provider.
The role of Apprentice will include:
• Ensuring queries that come through via the phone or email are answered in a timely manner
• Effective delivery of high quality customer service and reception services
• Sorting mail that comes to reception and emailing residents to ensure they are collected or distributed accordingly
• Following up on maintenance works that are carried out to ensure they are completed to meet standards
• Assisting management with completing quality checks
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 35 hours per week – Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
Weekly Wage : £147.00
Application Deadline Date : 06/12/2019
Possible Start Date : 20/12/2019
Personal Qualities : •Commitment, determination and enthusiasm
Skills Required : •Basic knowledge of MS packages (including Outlook, Word and Excel)
•Great communication skills
•Good attention to detail
•Commitment, determination and enthusiasm
•Flexible and adaptable team player
Future Prospects : As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career.
Training to be Provided : Apprenticeship in Business Administration L2
Functional Skills in Maths
Functional Skills in English
Functional Skills in ICT
Other Information : The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.90 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £6.15 an hour for 18-20 year olds, £7.70 for anyone aged 21 to 24 and £8.21 for those over 25. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). These rates apply from 1st April 2019.
• A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
• At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to 30 days after 5 years service
• Life assurance
• Family-friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
• Health and well-being plans
• A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
• Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme
• A wide range of learning and development opportunities
Things to consider : The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early
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