Job Title : Receptionist/Administration Assistant
Employer : Quinto Crane And Plant Ltd
Location : Norwich, Norfolk, NR6 6EH
Position Type : Apprenticeship/Internship
Sector : Professional Studies
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01459
Vacancy Short Description : A receptionist/administration assistant is required to help with the smooth running of the business. You will be performing a receptionist role whilst assisting with the general administration of the company.
Qualifications Required : Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to establish course suitability. Applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs including English and Maths at grades A-E or 9- 2. Apprentices need to be employed for minimum of 30 hours a week in the industry with a contract of employment.
Vacancy Full Description : Reporting to the Accounts Manager, the role is a varied one. Your key responsibilities will be:
• Answering and dealing with incoming telephone calls in an appropriate and friendly manner.
• Carrying out reception duties, welcoming visitors and signing for incoming deliveries.
• Dealing with the daily post, and distributing to departments.
• Filing as needed.
• Locating and booking hotels for staff.
• Photocopying as needed.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 40 hrs 9am to 5:30pm Mon - Fr with half an hour unpaid lunch break
Salary : £150.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 27/07/2018
Possible Start Date : 06/08/2018
Skills Required : • Employ a pleasant manner on the telephone and when discussing matters with colleagues.
• Exercise computer skills sufficient to be able to fulfil duties using the company’s IT systems.
• Demonstrate good numeracy and literacy skills.
• Exercise good written and verbal communication skills.
• Demonstrate aptitude for using the telephone and emails.
• Exercise and execute confidentiality within the company.
Future Prospects : Long term career prospects for the right person.
Training to be Provided : Qualification: Business Administration Level 2
College Attendance: None
Training for all job specific tasks will be given. In addition the apprentice will have the support and guidance of a qualified assessor from the college, who will make on-site visits every 6-8 weeks. There may be the occasional need to attend either the Otley or Easton campus for short training courses and tests.
Other Information : Pay Rates: The current NMW rate for Apprentices is £3.70 per hour with effect from 1st April 2018. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training. For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates
Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in the industry with a contract of employment
Working Week: Monday to Friday inclusive
8 paid hours a day with half an hour unpaid lunch break
9am to 5:30pm
Shortlisting/Interviews - Shortlisting and interviews will take place throughout the duration of the vacancy ad. This may mean that the vacancy could close before the published cut-off date should suitable candidates be found.
Things to consider : As the position is a front-line role it relies on communication directly with staff, customers and the public. You have to be polite, courteous, confident and professional whilst talking and emailing all.
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