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Job Title : Business and Administration Apprentice
Employer : Sanctuary Student Homes Limited - Manchester - Grafton Street
Location : Manchester, Greater Manchester, M13 9LR
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship Framework and Level : Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Business & Admin
Vacancy Reference : VAC-51355
Vacancy Short Description : Sanctuary’s mission is to build affordable homes and sustainable communities where people choose to live. At Sanctuary we support our apprentices to explore their talents, interests and ambitions so they achieve their full potential.

Sanctuary is one of the UK’s leading providers of housing, care and commercial services. Sanctuary Group employs more than 13,000 people and manages over 100,000 units of accommodation throughout England and Scotland.


Qualifications Required : A minimum of 2 GCSEs Grade C or above (or equivalent) to include Maths and English
Vacancy Full Description : Daily duties will include:
•Dealing with day to day customer queries via email and the phone
•Managing the incoming and outgoing post
•Taking payments when required and accurately conducting the end of day banking
•Carrying out viewings and inspections of the properties and logging any maintenance requests
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 35 hours per week – Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
Weekly Wage : £163.10
Application Deadline Date : 24/02/2020
Possible Start Date : 02/03/2020
Personal Qualities : We’re looking for someone who is committed, determined and enthusiastic
•You will have a keen interest to learn how an organisation operates alongside having great communication skills and plenty of initiative
•A flexible and adaptable team player
•As a self motivated individual, we will expect you to work well by yourself as well as in a team environment
Skills Required : A minimum of 2 GCSEs at grade C or above (grades 4 – 9) or equivalent in Maths and English
•Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (including Outlook, Word and Excel)
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.

Benefits to working at Sanctuary:
•A pension scheme with matching employer contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
•25 days leave (rising to a maximum of 30 days) plus public holidays
•Life assurance
•Health & well-being plans
•Discounted products & services
•Personal advice and counselling
•Family-friendly arrangements
•Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme
•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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