Administration Apprentice

Redrow Homes Midlands
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Tamworth - B77 5PX

Redrow Homes are looking for an individual who is passionate 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 daily basis. As part of the apprenticeship you will be studying L3 Business Administration with one of Redrow’s chosen training partners.

Redrow has a proud reputation for building distinctive and high quality homes across England and Wales. We have 16 different departments who all work together to complete one goal, and that is to effectively Design, Build and Sell luxury homes.

As an apprentice with Redrow, you will join an exciting team, fulfil your passion and start gaining skills needed to build an exciting career. If you want to start earning while gaining the skills, and qualifications, then Redrow’s Apprentice program is perfect for you!

Responsible to: Office Manager


To provide administration support within an office setting by:

  • Answer the telephone/take messages
  • Typing, photocopying, scanning and laminating
  • Greeting visitors in a professional and courteous manner
  • Raise purchase orders using in-house system
  • Monitor stationary and reorder as 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
  • Assist the Office Manager and other departments with mail-shots, reports and presentations etc
  • Support with administrative assistance to various departments within the divisional office
  • At all times comply with company policies, procedures and instructions

Rate of pay: Starting rate of £5.85 an hour (to be reviewed throughout programme).

What we are looking for

THE PERSON (Essential)

  • 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 organisational skills
  • Able to work in both a teams as well as own initiative
  • Able to work to tight deadlines in a pressured environment

THE PERSON (Desirable)

  • A Level 1 or 2 business administration qualification
  • Previous experience of working within an office

These are illustrative duties and the job holder will be expected to become involved in a range of work to enable the department to respond effectively to the requirements of the Company.

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.

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