Apprentice Office Administrator - Trafalgar Community Care - REF: KA 078

Company overview:

 

"Trafalgar Community Care Ltd is a home care agency based in Page Moss in Huyton. We provide a team of care workers who deliver high standards of care and support to elderly and disabled adults within their own homes."

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • Work alongside senior management to ensure the smooth operation of the business

  • Organise and store paperwork, documents and computer-based information.

  • Create and maintain filing and other office systems.

  • Keep diaries and arrange appointments.

  • Schedule and attend meetings, create agendas and take minutes.

  • Meet and greet visitors and staff members.

  • Perform clerical tasks such as answering telephone calls, responding and sending emails

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • GCSES in Maths and English

  • Excellent communication

  • Confidence

  • Excellent time keeping skills

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • Ability to prioritise work and complete to high standards

  • Able to work under pressure to high standards

Location: Office Based – Page Moss, Huyton                                         
Contracted hours: 30-40                                                      
Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage

Closing date: 27 July 2021       

How to apply: 

1. Download and complete the application form 

2. Return it via email to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk

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