Ref 7674
£9000.00 per annum
37 hours per week

Rochdale Council are looking to recruit an Adult Care and Business Admin Apprentice to work in various Adult Care services in a range of functions. 

Principal Duties  
1          To learn to be responsible for providing efficient and effective business and customer service support to respond to service specific needs including:
  • Using IT packages for word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.
  • Servicing meetings
  • Organising and servicing events
  • Dealing with customer requirements in a courteous and professional manner, taking advice from the supervisor when appropriate.
  • Postal duties
  • Photocopying and collating documents
  • Taking telephone messages
  • Making telephone calls under direction
  • Inputting data onto computer systems
  • To learn how to produce accurate minutes
  • Assisting with financial processing
  • Administering correspondence Identifying and rectifying data quality issues
  • Producing and analysing data for decision making.

Desired skills

  • Demonstrate with examples your numerate and literate ability
  • Give examples of your knowledge of Windows based applications
  • Communicate courteously and effectively with a range of people
  • Ability to work on your own initiative
  • Work as part of a team

Personal qualities

  • Self-motivated
  • Able to manage own workload and training responsibilities
  • Excellent time keeping
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Adaptable and flexible in approach
  • Have an interest in and commitment to a career within social care
  • Commitment to acquiring new skills relevant to the post and attendance on relevant training courses

Desired qualifications

  • Have a minimum of Grade C/4 in 5 GCSE's or equivalent including English and Maths.

Things to consider

  • Post may involve taking part in placements around the council so a willingness to travel to different work locations will be necessary
  • The post is for 18 months with t £9000.00 per annum for the first 12 months and the NMW for the remaining 6 months.
  • The post is subject ot DBS police check