South Staffordshire College

Apprentice Administrator – Link Contracting Services Ltd (05/04/2017)

Closing Date: Wed 5th April 2017
Salary: £140.00
Category: ApprenticeVacancy

Vacancy Description:   This is an exciting opportunity to build a successful career with an established and successful local reactive maintenance and construction business.  The role is to carry out Administrative duties to support Managers. 

Duties will include:

  • Answering telephone calls
  • Sending emails
  • Dealing with incoming & outgoing mail
  • Scanning
  • Data Input (including use of our in-house systems)
  • Checking Documents
  • Filing
  • Faxing
  • Photocopying
  • Ordering Stationery & Office Supplies
  • Preparing Induction Packs
  • Collating Time Sheets & Holiday Requests
  • Dealing with Absence Notifications
  • Issuing & signing off of equipment
  • Credit card maintenance & receipt collation


Employer: Link Contracting Services Ltd

Employer Description:  Established in 1990, Link Contracting are a family owned business. Our team all work very closely together and are generally involved at all levels within the business giving us the edge on our competitors in that we are able to offer an exceptional level of customer service and providing real people with real values who are always obtainable and extremely passionate about our business.

Vacancy Location: Unit 12, Shires Industrial Estate, Essington Close, Lichfield, WS14 9AZ.

Working Week:  Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5pm (40 hours per week).


  • Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration
  • Functional Skills in Maths,  English and ICT.
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills                                                                                                         


Vacancy TypeIntermediate Apprenticeship

Duration: 18 months.


  • You must be organised,
  •  You should also be honest, reliable and willing to learn,
  • You should have excellent timekeeping and attendance,
  • You must be committed to completing this Apprenticeship,
  • You must be well presented and organised,
  • You must have a desire to learn about Administration,
  • Good telephone manner,
  • Well presented.


QualificationIdeal applicants will hold GCSE grades A*-C in both English and Maths or the equivalent. 

Desired Skills: 

  • Experience of using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook,
  • Good keyboard skills,
  • Attention to detail/accuracy,
  • The ability to follow written and verbal instructions,
  •  Good team working skills,
  •  Good communication skills,
  •  Good telephone manner,
  • Well presented.


Things to Consider: There will be times when the role is very busy. The successful applicant will need to be able to work under pressure. The successful applicant will need excellent communication skills and confidence as they will speak with a wide range of people within the role including construction workers, customers, internal staff and Management. Attention to detail is required for this role as accuracy of data input is critical.

Future Prospects:  This Apprenticeship programme is very much the start of an exciting career.  Once the programme is complete, there may be opportunities to progress to Level 3 Administration.

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