Admin Assistant (maternity cover)

The Position: We’re looking for an Admin Assistant to join our Industry Placement Team on a maternity cover contract up to 9 months.

Do you want to inspire and support the next generation?

Are you looking for a new challenge with excellent benefits?

This is a diverse role which involves supporting the team to co-ordinate substantial industry placements required for students to successfully complete their qualification. You would be working in an experienced team who are passionate about what they do. We are a kind and supportive team who would love to have you join us.

What skills are we looking for:

  • An excellent communicator - you must be able to communicate effectively with various stakeholders including students, parents, curriculum staff and external employers.
  • A multitasker - you must be able to work on various projects at the same time.
  • A strong organiser - you need to be able complete tasks from start to finish, meet deadlines and work within a budget.

Responsibilities for the role:

  • Support the team with administrative functions in order for them to co-ordinate successful Industry Placements.
  • Track and monitor student placements ensuring that all documentation is in place to ensure audit compliance.
  • Track and monitor financial expenditure within the team, ensuring audit compliance.

The Location: The role would be based at either our Nuneaton or South Wigston sites. Travel between different sites and to various external locations will be required.

If you would like to have an informal chat about the role, please contact Emma Ball by emailing:

Why Should You Apply?

  • The pay range we’re offering is £11,575
  • We offer great holidays and access to the Local Government Pension
  • We offer great staff development opportunities
  • Family friendly policies and procedures

Equality, diversity, and inclusion are integral to everything that we do. We are committed to these values, and they are central to our mission. We’re committed to finding reasonable adjustments* for candidates with specific needs or have a disability during our recruitment process, and all applicants will be considered fairly and equally. We do not tolerate discrimination of any kind. *If you’d like to request a reasonable adjustment, please contact the recruiting manager.

We aim to support our employees in achieving a healthy work-life balance. We recognise that many of our employees have responsibilities and are committed to providing support for our employees. We are working hard to support flexible and new ways of working where possible and offer a wide range of benefits.

All our roles are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

'Please apply as soon as you can as we reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a suitable number of applications.'

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.