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Apprentice Business Administration Assistant (End Point Assessment)

The Technical Education and Apprenticeship Hub

Location:  Brighton - Hollingbury
Salary:  £12,656 per annum
The university’s apprenticeship salary is based on the national min wage for 18- 20 year olds. This will apply to those who are in the 1st year of their apprenticeship regardless of age. In Year 2, rates increase to age-appropriate national minimum wage
Contract Length: 18 months
Closing Date:  Tuesday 19 October 2021
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  VC5041-21-156-R-R

This is your opportunity to join a dedicated Apprenticeship Team supporting the roll out of our ambitious plans to grow our established Degree Apprenticeship offer, which provides a significant area of development for the University. 

In this role you will complete an 18-month training programme that will cover all aspects of the role, delivered through in-house training and a blend of day-release, work-based and on-line learning.  During your apprenticeship you will learn new skills and knowledge whilst achieving a nationally recognised Level 3 Business Administration apprenticeship qualification.  You will have a chance to work with skilled and experienced members of the Apprenticeships Team who will help you achieve this goal.

You will be involved in a wide range of administrative tasks, including communication with internal and external clients, preparing reports and data inputting on university systems and national portals.  You will be a part of a dedicated team of staff who comprise the Technical Education and Apprenticeship Hub and have regular contact with colleagues in academic schools and professional services, to gain a good understanding of the apprentice learner journey.

This role has been newly created and is focused on administrative tasks associated with our role as an End Point Assessment Organisation. In order to be successful in this role, we are seeking candidates who can demonstrate the following:

  • Experience of working as part of a team to meet deadlines
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • A strong eye for detail and accuracy
  • Confident in the use of IT packages (such as Outlook, Microsoft Teams, and Microsoft Office) 
  • Ability to prioritise tasks efficiently

College attendance and successful completion of these studies is an essential requirement of this Apprenticeship. Your off-the-job training time will be the equivalent of one day/week. At the moment, you will be asked to work remotely, with views to go back to the office at the start of the next academic year in an agile working system. 

For further information on this post please refer to the job description. You can also find more general information on the Government's apprenticeship scheme here https://www.apprenticeships.gov.uk/

In order to be eligible for this position, you must have been a resident of the UK, EU, or EEA in the last 3 years.

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The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background because the university is underrepresented by BAME staff.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.


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