Apprentice Administrative Assistant

Maidstone, Kent
£3.70 per hour
12 Feb 2019
13 Feb 2019
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Employer Description

We are a UK wide group of Independent Fostering Agencies providing training and support to both prospective foster carers and current foster carers empowering them to support children and young people, in the care of Local Authorities, to the best of their ability. We want to help all looked-after-children and young people to reach their full potential.


Travel information

Nearest Station is Maidstone


Description of Vacancy

This role is an exciting and varied one where no two weeks will be the same.

This is an exciting opportunity, for the right individual, to grow their administration abilities and experience or could even provide somebody with an exciting pathway back into employment after a career break.

We are looking for a confident and passionate individual to provide administrative support to our inhouse Marketing Department based at our Maidstone Head Office.

You will support all day-to-day administrative activities, this would include but not limited to:

Speaking with prospective enquiries via phone and email

Answering the phone and liaising with relevant departments

Updating all progress on our in-house CRM system

Invoice admin

General office tasks



£3.70 per hour



Monday to Friday. 9am to 5pm with one paid hour for lunch


Skills Required



-Great communicator

-Good telephone manner

-Willing to learn


-Admin experience
-Current valid DBS


Personal Qualities

Engaging and Enthusiastic





Qualifications Required

Minimum achieved grade D in Maths and B in English or equivalent


Training Provided

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework – consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards


Important Information

The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.

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