Apprentice Administrative Assistant

Council House
National Living Wage £9.50 per hour
15 Jun 2022
29 Jun 2022
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Salary: £9.50 per hour
Hours: Full time 37 hours
Located at the Council House, Solihull Highway team is looking to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated Apprentice to join our Asset Management team.

You will be providing a professional and efficient point of contact for our customers. Duties will include:

• Assisting with the arranging of work and task orders and raising of work permits.
• Dealing with the ordering and receiving of goods and services in accordance with the Council’s procurement rules after training.
• Dealing with the financial administration of the team in accordance with the Council’s financial regulations.
• Arranging contractual meetings and to attend and take minutes/notes
• Assisting with the operation, administration and maintenance of ICT devices and the organisation of vehicle maintenance and repairs. You will have an understanding of good customer service and have GCSEs Grade A-C/4 or above (or equivalent) in English and Maths. In addition, we are looking for someone with the following skills:
• Good oral and written communication skills;
• Experience of using a wide range of computer packages including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
• Ability to produce consistently accurate work In return, we offer the opportunity to study towards the Business Administration level 3 qualification and develop your experience and skills through an extensive training catalogue within a friendly, professional working environment. We also offer you the opportunity to achieve a positive work life balance with flexible working hours and a blended way of working that combines working from the comfort of your own home, as well as in the offices at the Council House.
Closing date: Wednesday 29 June 2022
Interview date: Wednesday 13 July 2022

Please be advised that due to social distancing and infection measures, Solihull Council are keeping its recruitment processes and approach to face to face interviews under review and therefore alternative methods such as video conferencing may be required.

Candidates who are selected for interview will be informed and advised accordingly.

To apply, please click on the link below.

If you have a specific question or require further information regarding this post, please email Adrian Matthews at

Please note we do not accept CVs.

The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is required.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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