Business Support Apprentice

  • Job Reference: HRC0155006 - 1
  • Date Posted: 21 June 2024
  • Employer: Mears Group PLC
  • Website: https://careers.mearsgroup.co.uk
  • Location: London - Kensington Kensal Road
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Hourly rate: £11.44

Business Support Apprentice

London Kensington Road

Monday to Friday

Salary: 16yrs - 17yrs: £7.56ph 40 hours per

Over 18yrs: £10.50ph - 42.5 hours

Over 21yrs: £11.44ph - 42.5 hours

About apprenticeships at Mears Group:

Apprenticeships are an underpinning part of Mears' philosophy; we are committed to developing the next generation of our workforce, many of our most senior people started their working life as an apprentice.

Mears Group PLC is a leading provider of housing and care services in the UK. With a strong emphasis on social responsibility and community well-being, Mears specialises in delivering housing solutions, maintenance services, and care support to a diverse client base. The group's expertise encompasses responsive repairs, planned maintenance, and housing management, contributing to the overall improvement of living conditions for individuals and communities. Mears Group is committed to fostering a positive impact on society, making it an attractive prospect for individuals seeking a career in a socially responsible and dynamic organisation.

Whether you are fresh out of school or college or looking for a complete career change, Mears can offer you a great foundation to your future career and beyond.

As a Mears Apprentice you will be paid above the national minimum wage and be paid for your normal working hours plus time to do your college work with the opportunity to get real life experiences such as working in people's homes, getting involved in community projects and improving people's lives by being customer focused. The apprenticeship will take around 16 months to complete and result in gaining your NVQ level 2 in customer service.

About the role:

As a Business Support Apprentice, you will be developing within the role guided by your mentor. The role will be based within our Administration team within London Kensington and will be working alongside the team supporting the R&M Contract. You will be involved in lots of different duties including, liaising, and communicating with stakeholders, clients and contractors, compile reports, answering queries, complaints and compliments via email or phone, undertake administrative takes such as typing up notes and attending meetings.

Key Criteria:

  • GCSEs minimum national 4 in Maths and English.
  • Keen to learn.
  • Enthusiastic
  • Good Communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office, Excel, outlook, Word etc.

All our roles require candidates to have the right to work within the UK, Mears does not currently offer visa sponsorship. Candidates should be aware that all our roles are subject to relevant DBS/Security checks before commencement of employment.

Benefits we can offer you:

  • Annual Mears Fun Day - Our annual Fun Day is organised as a massive thank you from the Executive team for all the hard work!
  • Volunteering Leave - Mears supports employees to undertake paid volunteering in the community, in support of our social value commitment.
  • Staff perks with Mears Rewards - discounts of up to 10% weekly groceries, holidays, eye test vouchers, Share save scheme, plus much more
  • Family friendly policies

To apply, follow the link below or to discuss your application further please contact Laura Bourne on laura.bourne mearsgroup.co.uk

Mears Group is a Disability Confident employer and recognises our people as our greatest asset, we hire individuality, recognising and valuing everyone is individual and ensuring equal access to opportunities for all regardless of social economic background or individual make up.