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Administration Apprenticeship at Barchester Healthcare Ltd

Course description

Jobs working in offices and reception areas
As an apprentice administrator you will assist in the provision of effective and efficient administrative project support, whilst working towards an intermediate level apprenticeship in Business Administration.

Course content

Key Responsibilities:Provide administrative assistance to the Administration Management Office.Assist with the organisation of all aspects of office admin, group meetings, events & workshops, paperwork and accurate record and note keeping. Maintain electronic and manual filing systems to help colleagues work effectively and efficiently.Participate in team meetings.Undertake tasks that from time to time may be allocated, including those relating to Health and Safety, Data Protection etc.Answering and dealing with telephone enquiries. This includes logging calls, fielding calls and taking messages.

Entry requirements

Desired skillsYou will have:A sunny, confident personality with a can do attitude.Good administrative and organisational skills.The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels both internally and externally.Be computer literate, able to type and have sound written skills.Have excellent communication skills to enable you to deal effectively with everyone, over the phone, face to face and via email.You should be flexible and able to respond to changing tasks and workloads.
Personal qualitiesWe don't ask for any formal qualifications or experience but only that you have a genuine interest and enthusiasm – it’s a fantastic feeling, helping the people we support to celebrate life to the full. We have a whole home approach to care and you will at times be involved in practically supporting our residents and their relatives.Qualifications requiredTraining will be given to support and develop your role.


Full induction including:Health & SafetyFire TrainingSafeguarding of Vulnerable Adults (SOVA)Technical Certificate Functional SkillsVocational QualificationEmployment Rights & Responsibilities (ERR)Apprenticeship frameworkBusiness and Administration (CFA)The training provider has achieved a sector success rate of 88% for this type of apprenticeship training.

Financial information

An apprenticeship is a programme of learning while at work. Our apprenticeships are offered free – all we ask is that you complete the programme.
Weekly wage: £150.00

Future opportunities

This is just the beginning for you, Barchester are dedicated to supporting our people become the best they can be.We have a fantastic Learning and Development Team and our Barchester Business School offers training from NVQ's right up to degree level - it is just a question of how high you want to climb?

Further information

Barchester Healthcare is one of the UK's most respected care home companies, providing award winning care and services to thousands of residents throughout the UK at more than 200 different locations. Barchester Healthcare is large enough to offer its people the support they need and we are also small enough to care about each employee as an individual.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Barchester Healthcare Ltd directly.

Last updated date: 05 August 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: Minimum 12 months

Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Mary Marshall (Young Talent Recruitment Coordinator)
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 07557 973 516
    • Email address: