Redrow: Administration Apprentice - Redrow Homes Eastern

Administration Apprentice

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Redrow Homes Eastern
Fixed Term
Flexibility in working hours
Competitive salary

Closing Date: 13/06/2024

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Redrow Homes are looking for an individual who is enthusiastic about supporting others in an office environment. Working as an apprentice you will support with the day to day running of a busy office undertaking various administration duties on a day-to-day basis. The successful candidate would need excellent communication and IT skills. As part of the apprenticeship, you will be studying a L3 Business Administration with one of Redrows chosen training partners.

Key Responsibilities

  • Answer the telephone / take messages.

  • Typing, photocopying, scanning, and laminating.

  • Greeting visitors in a professional and courteous manner and calls.

  • Raise purchase orders using in-house system.

  • Monitor stationery and reorder as required.

  • Reception cover as and when required.

  • To ensure the reception area and meeting rooms are tidy.

  • Receive goods/services into reception and keep a log of deliveries.

  • To monitor and process post both in and out.

  • Assisting the Senior Secretary and other departments with mailshots, reports, presentations, etc.

  • Support with administrative assistance to various departments within the divisional office.

  • Ensure familiarity with Redrow’s Group Health, Safety and Environmental policies and comply with employee responsibilities.

  • At all times comply with company policies, procedures, and instruction.

What we are looking for

  • IT literate with a good understanding of Microsoft Office packages

  • 5 GCSEs including Maths and English at grade 4 or above (Grade C+) or an equivalent

  • Willing to learn

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to take on instructions

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Able to work in both a teams as well as own initiative

  • Able to work to tight deadlines in a pressured environment

What we can do for you

We've been building a proud reputation for beautiful high quality homes across England and Wales for nearly 50 years. Key to our success are the many talented people working in every department across the business who are committed to excellence. We encourage them all to grow and maximise their potential by working with like-minded people who share their vision and values.

At Redrow we are committed to continuously promoting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I) throughout the business to build a culture that is inclusive to all, actively values difference and ensures everyone is treated fairly.

Supporting the physical, emotional and financial wellbeing of our people really matters and it\'s something we take very seriously. The health and wellbeing of our employees and sub-contractors is embedded at the heart of our culture and as part of this, we offer a wide range of wellbeing programmes, initiatives and education to support our colleagues both in work and in their personal lives.

We promote a culture of development and believe in investing in each individual to help them fulfil their personal goals, excel in their current role and support their future career progression.

Application tips

It’s not just about the placements we offer; Redrow want the right people working for us. As we expect a lot of applications, we need our successful candidates to stand out from the rest. We like our people to be different – so what sets you apart? What can you offer us? Why do you want to work at Redrow?

Be clear and concise, and make sure that everything that goes into your application represents your qualities.

What next? Our recruitment and selection process is designed specifically to get the best from you and demonstrate your personal qualities. So be yourself, take initiative, get involved and enjoy it!

Good luck!

Redrow is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age.

Job Description

Benefits & Rewards

Generous holiday entitlement with service days
Flexibility in working hours
Holiday buy, sell and carry over
Volunteering days
Employee recognition
Competitive bonus scheme
Cycle to work scheme
Enhanced maternity/paternity pay
Pension Scheme
Share Plan
Wellbeing initiatives
Employee discounts
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