Helpzone Apprentice

Paignton, Devon
£8,103 per annum
19 Sep 2019
13 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Administration Apprentice – Helpzone BS800


Salary: £8,103

Contract Type: Full Time, 37 Hours per Week, 52 weeks per year, Fixed Term for 13 months

Location: Paignton, Devon

Do you want to work for an award winning and IIP Platinum Champion employer? Are you a motivated and energetic individual who wants to be part of an exciting and successful team? If the answer is ‘yes’, then South Devon College is the place for you. A south Devon College Apprenticeship lasts 12 months. During which you will earn and learn with practical on-the-job-training, gaining real experience, with real responsibilities to allow you to develop your skills and talents - but don’t worry our experienced team will be on hand to support you all the way. As part of this superb opportunity you will gain formal qualifications and take your first step on the road to success.

The Helpzone team is a busy, customer-focused environment in which to work and support cross-college initiatives. You will support team taking front line enquiries and have data entry duties which will involve working closely with staff and members of the public. You will provided with supervision and support at all times, working both within the Helpzone and on the college reception desks on a rota basis.

You will undertake a level 2 Business Administration qualification on a day-release basis and will be fully supported with guidance and on-the-job training throughout the length of your apprenticeship.

The successful candidate will have GCSE English and maths and experience within a customer service environment. The ability to communicate effectively in writing, in person and by telephone is essential.

You will be of professional appearance, able to respond to changing working hours and tasks and have a logical approach to problem solving.

Many more reasons to work at South Devon College:

  • Above average apprenticeship pay rate.
  • Up to 38 days paid leave per year, including Bank Holidays and additional College closure days
  • Automatically enrolled into a great pension scheme which the College tops up your contribution with a further 12.5%. – worth £700 per year
  • FREE Parking Permit or FREE Stagecoach Bus travel, which can be used year round on alternative routes
  • FREE gym membership – saving £120 per year
  • Staff discount via the NUS discount Card – covering many high street brands and local eateries.
  • Fantastic progression opportunities – including a guaranteed interview for internal vacancies (if essential criteria are met)

Closing Date: Sunday 13th October 2019

Interview Date: 18th October 2019.

To apply and for a full job description please visit the Jobs page of the South Devon College website. Please do NOT send CVs, we only accept applications via the relevant form on our dedicated recruitment website.

Please note that you will be required to be in possession of an Enhanced DBS Certificate, or be willing to undertake an Enhanced DBS check as a condition of employment at the College.

This College is committed to Safeguarding/Prevent and promoting the welfare of learners, including children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.