Overview

The role involves a wide variety of reception and administration duties which will provide excellent work experience to the successful candidate.

Desired skills

- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Strong computer literacy skills, particularly Microsoft Outlook packages
- Highly organised and self disciplined

Personal qualities

- Confident dealing with other people. The jobholder will be dealing with incoming calls and also working with work colleagues in all areas of the business.

Desired qualifications

- GCSE, or equivalent in Maths, English are required at grade 4/C or above.
- ICT skills also preferred.

Future prospects

The candidate would have opportunities to progress into a permanent office role within the Blyth office following successful completion of the apprenticeship, including within the Sales or Finance teams.

Things to consider

The job involves working on a wide variety of different tasks, some with short deadlines, so flexibility and organisation skills are essential.

Important Other Information

There are limited public transport options to the Blyth office, so it would be an advantage if the candidate had a UK driving licence or lived within the locality.

97.6% of our apprentices progressed to employment or further study*.

(*Destination data, based on apprentices completing in academic year 2016/17).

Why choose Sunderland College?

96% of our apprentices agree that they have the chance to develop new skills at their workplace*.

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

97% of our apprentices agree that their course is helping their skills to get better.*

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

96% of our apprentices agree that they are happy with their course.*

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

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