Business Administration Apprentice

Salary £13,500
Contract type Fixed-term
Hours Full-time
Job Advert Description

Are you looking to start an Apprenticeship in Business Administration? 

We have an excellent opportunity for individuals between the age of 16 – 24 to gain valuable work experience whilst learning in the workplace and at college.  This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to start their career with One Housing whilst also achieving either an NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Business Administration.

About Us

One Housing provides high quality homes and care. We manage around 16,000 homes across London and surrounding counties and care for over 11,500 people to help them live independently.

Since 2011 we have delivered more than 1,500 new affordable homes and we plan to build 3,600 more by 2019 to help meet the housing shortage. We offer a wide range of housing options including homes for social rent in partnership with local councils as well as homes for affordable rent, shared ownership, private rent and private sale.

We're also London’s largest provider of care, support, housing and services to people with complex needs.

About the team

The Employment and Training Team provide exciting and comprehensive range of opportunities which give our customers the skills, qualifications and confidence to get into work in a very competitive jobs’ market.  We provide one-to-one information, advice and guidance sessions, personalised training programmes with support, industry recognised work related qualifications, job search, applications and employability skills services, work experience placements, apprenticeships in a range of sectors and employment support services when in work.

About the apprenticeship

Working as a Business Administrator for One Housing you will work with the Employment and Teaming Team to facilitate organisation in the workplace by efficiently performing administrative duties.  This includes supporting projects and managing confidential data. 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing appointments, bookings and the department calendar
  • Meet and greet clients/customers on arrival for meetings or training
  • Assist with co-ordinating meetings and accurately recording minutes
  • Data entry
  • Establish and maintain effective filing and archiving systems
  • Establish and prepare appropriate documents to support registration administration

Whilst working you will attend a local Camden college one day per week to complete the course work for EITHER NVQ Level 2 or Level 3 Business Administration qualification.

Not sure what level is right for you?

Level 2 (1 year) – will help you gain practice know-how in providing routine and more complex administrative support

Level 3 (1.5 years) – allows you to build on your achievements to date to gain greater technical and managerial skills, as well as supervising others and contributing to the wide strategy of your organisation or department.

By completing either level you can go on to succeed in a support role in any size or type of organisation.  Roles include: Receptionist, Administrator, Personal Assistant, and Manager.

About You

It is important that you are timely, reliable and have an enthusiastic work ethic.  You will be positive and have a ‘can do’ attitude.  Previous administration and/or customer service within a fast paced environment is desirable but not essential.

You should be aged 16-24 to be eligible for the apprenticeship.

Please note it is a requirement of this apprenticeship that you are a Camden resident.  Applicants who do not live within the London Borough of Camden will not be considered.

Next steps

If you are interested in applying for this apprenticeship please submit your CV along with a cover letter explaining why you feel you should be considered for this opportunity, specifying whether you wish to be considered for Level 2 or Level 3.


Additional Documentation Business_Administration_Apprenticeship.docx