Milton Keynes College

Business Administration Apprentice

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
£12,000 per year
24 Apr 2019
02 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Employer Name: PICS (Partnerships in Children's Services)

Working Week: Monday to Friday

Duration: 18 Months

Possible Start Date: 17/06/2019

Are you a friendly and reliable individual looking to start your career in Business Administration? This could be the perfect opportunity for you. PiCS are currently recruiting for a Business Administration Apprentice to join their growing team. Apply now for this fantastic position!

Overview of role:

  • Providing reception facilities at PiCS’ Head Office, including dealing with incoming and outgoing mail, telephone switchboard and meeting and greeting visitors to the building.
  • Providing administration support to the Orange Grove Milton Keynes offices , adapting hours sometimes to suit the needs of the business

Main Responsibilities:


  • Provide front line reception facilities for all visitors to Wavendon Tower at allocated times, making them feel welcome and directing visitors to other staff as appropriate.
  • Maintain room booking system and liaise with booking contact in respect of room set-up and catering requirements, organise corporate lunches as required, set up rooms as required and ensure they are cleared away and left tidy and secure after meetings.
  • Open, record and distribute all post, including parcel deliveries.
  • Frank all outgoing mail, ready for collection by Royal Mail pick-up deadline.
  • Maintain Wavendon Tower internal telephone list, including details of other offices and staff mobile phones
  • Set up of online training induction modules for new employees joining the company


  • To work with other administrators within the team
  • To build up and maintain a supportive relationship with foster carers, as the post holder will be one of the first points of contact within the office
  • To provide a comprehensive day to day administrative service for the OG office team to include:--
    • Maintaining electronic databases and paper files
    • Producing letters
    • Photocopying
    • Message taking
    • Able to use some graphics type applications for such as event flyers
  • General data entry using the Company database Charms.
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times relating to work issues.
  • To undertake any other duties as may be appropriate to achieve the objective of the post commensurate with ability and aptitude under the direction of the Registered Manager

Things to consider:

  • PiCS are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.
  • The above job description does not purport to cover all aspects of the post-holder’s duties but is intended to be indicative of the main areas of responsibility.
  • This role is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check, which will be carried out and paid for by the company.

Entry requirements

  • GCSE English and Maths A*-C/4-9 or level 2 equivalents.

Qualifications taken

  • Apprenticeship Standard for Business Administrator
  • Functional Skills qualifications (if required)
  • Attendance at College and independent study within the workplace
  • Regular visits from the College to the workplace
  • Observations and assessments in the workplace
  • Use of e-portfolio
  • End point assessment
  • Ongoing training and support from the College and employer

Please apply via the link.