Apprentice Business Administrator

Vale of Aylesbury Housing Trust
Administration/PA, Housing & Homelessness
Salary Details
£10,781 Per Annum
Contract Type
Closing Date
This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone interested in development to achieve a nationally recognised level 3 qualification in Business Administration. Running for 2 years, & will combine on-the-job learning & online/ class study

Job Description

 On the Job you will:

  • Provide daily support to the Development team, undertaking administrative duties as required and resolving routine enquiries.
  • Provide daily operational support to the Development team as required, including the production of routine letters and memos, diary management, filing and scanning, filtering of telephone calls, resolving routine enquiries; and arranging and supporting meetings.
  • Accurately and confidentially maintain new business and project documentation both manually and electronically in accordance with the Trust’s policies and procedures.
  • Use a wide range of IT and software applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and QL (Housing Management database).
  • Input accurate and effective data to the Trust’s systems as required.
  • Support the preparation of, and produce monthly KPI data on behalf of the Development Team, as required.
  • Undertake Development administrative projects as required.    

About You

We’re looking for someone who understands how to connect with people and has good communication skills, enjoys a challenging role, is self motivated and has the ability to remain calm and efficient in a fast moving environment.

If you’re open minded, confident, compassionate and want to learn more about this role then we’d love to hear from you!

You will ideally have skills and attributes that include:

  • good communication,
  • you enjoy a challenging role,
  • like meeting new people and
  • are motivated to make a difference in the local community.
  • The minimum qualifications required are 4 GCSEs at grade A* to D or equivalent including Mathematics and English.

Benefits include

  • 28 days holiday plus Bank Holidays (pro rata for part time)
  • Discretionary performance related payment
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Workplace Options Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee discount scheme

Please note that this role is only open to those that do not already have a qualification in Business Administration at level 3 or above.

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E&D Commitment
Our Vision and Values express our commitment to becoming a leader in our field, providing quality affordable homes and investing in Aylesbury Vale’s diverse communities. As part of our continued commitment to our workforce accurately reflecting the community we represent, we welcome applicants from BAME backgrounds, and applicants who have status as an individual with a physical or mental disability, as part of our ongoing commitment to Equality and Diversity. We are a Disability Confident Employer.

Please note VAHT screen and interview applicants on an ongoing basis and reserve the right to close this vacancy early, so make your application at your earliest opportunity. Thank You.

Ideal Closing date: Friday 30 July 2021
Ideal Interview date: W/C 2 August 2021

Company Description

Vale of Aylesbury Housing Trust is a ‘not-for-profit’ Registered Provider of affordable housing for nearly 20,000 people living and working in Aylesbury and across Buckinghamshire and beyond. 

  • We own and are responsible for over 8,500 homes,
  • Our annual turnover of over £45 million,
  • We have more than 270 employees,
  • We aim to make a significant social and economic contribution within the communities where we work.

Our Future

We are a dynamic organisation seeking to provide over 1000 new homes by 2025 while also increasing flexibility with the way we work and improving our environmental impact.