Apprentice Administrator in London W5

QA Apprenticeships
London (Greater)
£10,000 - £14,999
30 Oct 2018
11 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are one of the UK’s leading housing associations – a member of the G15 group, with over 21,000 homes in London and the South East.

We’re a 2018 Sunday Times top 100 Best Company to Work for. We invest a lot of time and resources in our people because we know it’s our people who will drive our success.

If you’d like to join us and help make a real difference, find out more about working at Catalyst.

We want someone who is...

Hobbyist, someone that self teaches and builds their understanding in their chosen subject Thrives in a hands on environment Able to work well as part of a team as well as on their own Can give examples of their strengths and knowledge Self-starter Able to follow instructions and complete tasks

Job Details:

Job overview

To Provide a high level of administrative support and cover for the Office Manager/PA and cover for the Asset Management administrators in a wide range of duties ensuring effective administration of the property management service.

Main responsibilities

To provide assistance and cover for the Office Manager/PA as required; dealing with office management tasks to include:

• Organising meetings, and taking meeting minutes.

• Assist with organising team events and staff away days

• Raising invoice payments on company purchasing system (Webuy).

• Following up on business communication, orders and invoicing

• Using spreadsheets to track expenses and company spending

• Keep well organised files and records of business activity and staff records

• Booking transport and accommodation

• Using full range of Microsoft Office applications to prepare letters, presentations and reports

• Preparing documents by printing copying, and binding

To provide cover for absences and peaks in workload as directed within the asset management team to as required, to include:

• Responding to queries from staff, contractors and residents.

• Dealing with correspondence, complaints and queries

• Data Processing using Asset Management Property systems (Promaster and Orchard) Systems

• Responsible for health & safety issues within the responsibility of the post [e.g. maintaining hazards databases such as asbestos register, legionella testing, fire safety) full compliance training will be given.

Required qualities

• Effective communicator and a good team player.

• Must be able to create and maintain accurate record systems

• Ability to type

• Ability to assess, prioritise and organize workload effectively

• Ability to contribute towards a positive work environment.

• Good administrator and communicator

About you:

• Must be a flexible and co-operative team player.

• Broad experience of Microsoft and information management systems.

• Positive can do attitude

• Punctual

• Eagerness to learn

Desired qualification

3 x GCSE (or equivalent) at grades A-C in any subject, plus GCSE English and Maths (or equivalents) at grade D or above

Working week

Monday to Friday 9am to 5:30pm


£13,500 per annum

Benefits/Future Prospects

Working within a team where you will have the opportunity to become a permanent member of staff on successfully completing.

You will also be given support to progress to a higher apprenticeship is you wish.

Important Information

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.

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