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Vacancy ID: 1938


BB's Hair and Beauty

Closing Date: 08/09/2017

Weekly Wage: 140

Hours per week: Monday to Friday 8.30-4.30 (40 hours inc. college)

Location: HOLMFIRTH

Vacancy Details: Salon located in Holmfirth with a regular bus service from Huddersfield.
Please check the time it will take you to travel as well as the cost.




Job Description: Trainee hairdresser to carry out various salon duties. Hairdresser to:

Shampoo hair
Blow dry
Colour
Set
Cut
Carry out general salon duties, i.e. making drinks, keeping salon tidy, money handling, communicating with clients


Personal Qualities: Good oral communication
Willingness to learn
Numerical skills required for money handling


Skills Required: An enthusiastic individual in order to develop
Learner who is able to adapt quickly
Flexible approach to work
Must be punctual as well as having a good attendance record
Ability to work on own initiative when required
Respond positively to the demands of a varied work load
Friendly and approachable
Commitment to undertake continued training


Entry Criteria: Entry 3 basic skills assessment required (assessment will be carried out at interview).


Vacancy ID: 1942


Myers Group Ltd

Closing Date: 30/07/2017

Weekly Wage: 200

Hours per week: Monday-Friday 9am - 5pm

Location: HUDDERSFIELD

Vacancy Details: Myers Group is located on Barr Street, Leeds Road, Huddersfield; there are good transport links by bus to Leeds Road from Huddersfield Bus Station and other towns.

The location of near to a town centre approximately 20 minutes walk

Please check the time it will take for you to travel as well as the cost.




Job Description: This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to encompass all aspects of office administration, leading to further advancement in more specialised administrative disciplines. The company has a very busy Administration Department based at Barr Street, Leeds Road, Huddersfield; the Administration Department has a group responsibility for all aspects of the following:

Finance: Credit control, invoicing and payroll

Administration and Customer Services:
A varied and wide range of administrative support that will include working within the Procurement Department dealing with ordering products, dealing with suppliers and other departments. You will also be involved in using our Business Systems to update and input information as well as assisting our sales seam.

Further to the above, the apprentice will carry out duties which include customer interaction requiring excellent telephone manner and communication skills. A smart appearance and bearing is essential as you will be meeting and greeting visitors to the company at head office.

Due to the continued expansion of the business we are looking to employ a person with a positive can do attitude and an enquiring mind to work as part of our Administration Department Team based at head office on Barr Street, Leeds Road, Huddersfield. The selected individual will assist all members of the team as and when required with a variety of duties to which training will be given.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the organisation which is relevant to your post within the company to meet the overall business objectives.
Following applying for this vacancy the first stage, after your initial application, will be to attend an interview with Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College, Huddersfield. If you do not attend this interview your application will not progress any further.

For any further information on this vacancy please contact Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College on E-mail: bpsapprenticeships@kirkleescollege.ac.uk
or Tel: 01484 437066/07788390025

NO CONTACT should be made with the employer at this initial stage, the College is more than happy to help you with any queries you may have.

Candidates will be asked to complete a literacy & numeracy assessment as part of their application.

The salary may be negotiable. This will depend on experience.

The salary may also increase after a probationary period, if the budget allows, following successful employment and production of the required work towards achieving the qualifications towards the apprenticeship training programme.

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.


Personal Qualities: Enthusiastic and self-motivated
Good communication skills both verbal and written
General IT knowledge
Creative design qualities
Interest in all aspects of administration
Friendly and positive, can-do attitude
Willingness to muck-in with all things in the office
Good telephone manner
Personable and well presented
Comfortable meeting and talking with new people
Ability to use own initiative, assisted by supportive colleagues
A genuine interest in developing a career in finance, procurement and marketing
Knowledge and use of Microsoft Office would be beneficial


Skills Required: An enthusiastic individual
Flexible approach to work, willing to go the extra mile to get the job done
Must be punctual as well as having a good attendance record
Ability to work on own initiative, when required
Ability to work effectively as both part of a team and as an individual,
Respond positively to the demands of a varied workload.
Friendly and approachable.
Commitment to undertake continued training and development.


Entry Criteria: Maths and English at New grade system 9 - 4, Old grade system A** - C


Example Questions: 1. What qualities do you possess that makes you stand out from someone else? 2. Explain why you would be the ideal candidate for the role

Vacancy ID: 1943


Myers Group Ltd

Closing Date: 30/07/2017

Weekly Wage: 200

Hours per week: Monday-Friday 9am - 5pm

Location: HUDDERSFIELD

Vacancy Details: Myers Group is located on Barr Street, Leeds Road, Huddersfield; there are good transport links by bus to Leeds Road from Huddersfield Bus Station and other towns.

The location of near to a town centre approximately 20 minutes walk

Please check the time it will take for you to travel as well as the cost.




Job Description: Due to the continued expansion of the business we are looking to employ a person with a positive can do attitude and an enquiring mind to work as part of our small, friendly Marketing Team based at head office on Barr Street, Leeds Road, Huddersfield.
Together the team are responsible for producing regular print publications, signage, promotional posters, leaflets and banners as well as maintaining the Companys websites, internal Intranet and social media.

The successful candidate will also be involved in the marketing of our building supplies branches including product selection, store promotion, branch layout and pricing.

As your confidence and experience grows you will have the opportunity to take on more complex tasks appropriate to your needs and to specialise in the areas of the business that most meet your interest and talents.

You will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the organisation which is relevant to your post within the company to meet the overall business objectives.
Following applying for this vacancy the first stage, after your initial application, will be to attend an interview with Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College, Huddersfield. If you do not attend this interview your application will not progress any further.

For any further information on this vacancy please contact Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College on E-mail: bpsapprenticeships@kirkleescollege.ac.uk
or Tel: 01484 437066/07788390025

NO CONTACT should be made with the employer at this initial stage, the College is more than happy to help you with any queries you may have.

Candidates will be asked to complete a literacy & numeracy assessment as part of their application.

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.


Personal Qualities: Good communication skills both verbal and written.
Someone who is polite, clear and has a professional telephone manner.
General IT knowledge
Creative design qualities
Willingness to muck-in with all things in the office
Comfortable meeting and talking with new people
Ability to use own initiative, assisted by supportive colleagues
Knowledge and use of Adobe Creative Suite, Wordpress and social media would be beneficial
Must have strong attention to detail.
Confident in using email and the internet.
Willing to work effectively in the team.


Skills Required: Enthusiastic and self-motivated
Interest in the internet and social media
Friendly and positive with a can-do attitude
Personable and well presented
Flexible approach to work
Must be punctual as well as having a good attendance record
Ability to work on own initiative, when required
Commitment to undertake continued training and development.


Entry Criteria: Maths and English at New grade system 9 - 4, Old grade system A** - C


Example Questions: 1. Explain why you would be the ideal candidate for the role. 2. What qualities do you possess that makes you stand out from someone else?

Vacancy ID: 1944


Dena Forbes t/as Pooch Perfection

Closing Date: 30/07/2017

Weekly Wage: 105

Hours per week: Opening times are 9 am to 5.30 pm- Monday ? Saturday-Unpaid 30 minute lunch break each day.

Location: HOLMFIRTH

Vacancy Details: The company is located in Honley which is around 6 miles from Huddersfield town centre.

There are good public transport links from Huddersfield town centre by bus; there is also a train station in Honley.

Job can, at times, be physically demanding.

Please check the time it will take for you to get there as well as the cost.

We are open on a Saturday so you should expect to work each Saturday unless it is mutually agreed via the rota otherwise.




Job Description: This is a fantastic opportunity to come and work for busy groomers and boutique in Honley.

We wish to recruit a committed and friendly individual to work in the retail shop/salon within the premises.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about do Your duties are as follows:

Be welcoming at all times to customers and also their pets
Assisting in all elements of the dog grooming which will include: Grooming, bathing and clipping dogs
Providing help and guidance to customers when they are choosing products
Answering the telephone in a professional manner
Packaging products for customers and provide a receipt
Displaying stock in a creative and eye catching manner
Using your creativity when arranging seasonal displays to attract customers attention
Creatively produce labels, posters and signs to promote products, using ICT or other methods
Keep shop and products clean - Keep shop tidy all times
Check deliveries to ensure correct products have been delivered to the order made.
Update company website, add descriptions and upload photographs of products.
Deal with any enquiries from website
Deal with any orders received online
Arrange online orders to be despatched
Use various postal services to collect or take to post office, eensuring proof of postage is obtained
Polish shelving/display cabinets and any other hard surfaces
Ensure products are displayed in size order, if applicable
Label all products with the relevant prices
Process returned goods in accordance with company policy
Opening the post
Manually and electronically ddealing with money and using the electronic equipment to record transactions.
Assisting all members of the team as and when required
Ensuring that the Policies of the Company are observed and that good practice is encouraged, particularly in the areas of Health & Safety, Equal Opportunities and confidentiality.

This is not an exhaustive list but you will be undertaking a varied range of duties as required by the company to meet their objectives.
Following applying for this vacancy the first stage, after your initial application, will be to attend an interview with Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College, Huddersfield. If you do not attend this interview your application will not progress any further.

For any further information on this vacancy please contact Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College on E-mail: bpsapprenticeships@kirkleescollege.ac.uk
or Tel: 01484 437066/07788390025

NO CONTACT should be made with the employer at this initial stage, the College is more than happy to help you with any queries you may have.

Candidates will be asked to complete a literacy & numeracy assessment as part of their application.

The apprenticeship rate will be for the duration of the 12 month contract.

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is 3.50 per hour from the 1st April 2017 this applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.


Personal Qualities: Somebody who has good customer service skills
You should be polite, friendly, approachable and helpful
Willing to be successful in their work
Must have a good level of numeracy and literacy skills.
The successful candidate will be organised.
Ability to work effectively individually
Dog Grooming requires a high level of accuracy whilst under pressure; often its a team effort so it will important to work well with others.


Skills Required: Must be confident handling dogs and passionate about their welfare and well-being.
Must be 100% reliable
Should have an interest in sales and to increase sales as and when required.
We would encourage you to develop your creativity when dealing with displays, posters and signs to promote our product range.
An enthusiastic individual, who is committed to giving 100% to their work
Must be punctual as well as having a good attendance record
Ability to work flexibly
Should be approachable
Willing to listen to ensure further self-development


Entry Criteria: Grade C/4 in Maths and English or equivalent would be preferred but each person will be considered on their individual merits.

It would be desirable if you have experience/hold a qualification in dog grooming, however no specific grooming experience is required, as training will be given to the right candidate.

The successful candidate must have a mature attitude.

Must like dogs.

Should be competent using Word, Excel, Internet and email.

Must be flexible with your working hours to meet the needs of the business.


Example Questions: What qualities do you possess that makes you stand
out from someone else?
Why would you like to work for our organisation?

Vacancy ID: 1948


Projekt Revive

Closing Date: 15/09/2017

Weekly Wage: 140

Hours per week: Monday to Friday 8.30-4.30 (40 hrs including college)

Location: Huddersfield

Vacancy Details: Salon located in Linthwaite with a regular bus service from Huddersfield.
Please check the time it will take you to travel as well as the cost.




Job Description: Trainee hairdresser to carry out various salon duties Hairdresser to:

Shampoo hair
Blow dry
Colour
Set
Cut
Carry out general salon duties, i.e. making drinks, keeping salon tidy, money handling, communicating with clients
For any further information please contact either the employer or Neil Kaye at Kirklees College (nkaye@kirkleescollege.ac.uk or 07719723364). The current national minimum wage rate for apprentices is 3.50 per hour. This applies to 16 - 18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the national minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The minimum wage for apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent t


Personal Qualities: Good oral communication
Willingness to learn
Numerical skills required for money handling


Skills Required: An enthusiastic individual in order to develop
Learner who is able to adapt quickly
Flexible approach to work
Must be punctual as well as having a good attendance record
Ability to work on own initiative when required
Respond positively to the demands of a varied work load
Friendly and approachable
Commitment to undertake continued training


Entry Criteria: Entry 3 basic skills assessment required (assessment will be carried out at interview).


Vacancy ID: 1961


Greenstone Solictiors

Closing Date: 31/07/2017

Weekly Wage: 129.5

Hours per week: 37 hours Monday to Friday 9.30 am ? 5.30 pm

Location: DEWSBURY

Vacancy Details: Candidates are responsible for making their own lunch.

Located in Dewsbury town Centre, Greenstone Solicitors is easily accessible by both train and bus.

Please check the time it will take for you to travel as well as the cost.




Job Description: This is an exciting opportunity to work for Greenstone Solicitors undertaking varied duties. You will be working with a hardworking and friendly team. The role will include various administration duties with the aim to develop and have more responsibility during your apprenticeship. The role will include some of the following areas:

General administrative duties including typing correspondence by e-mail and letter
Archiving files accurately
Be the first point of contact to customers both on the telephone and face to face.
To undertake filing, faxing, record keeping, photocopying and distribution of relevant documents.
Support to members of the Management Team
Using Microsoft Packages, in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint
To deal courteously and efficiently with all visitors.
Answering the telephone in a professional manner and dealing with enquiries
Responsible for co-ordinating the post
Providing refreshments for visitors when required
Inputting data onto internal systems with a
high level of accuracy
Dealing with stationary/stock levels and reordering as and when appropriate
Assisting all members of the team as and when required
Dealing with requests for information
Ensuring that the Policies of the company are observed and that good practice is encouraged, particularly in the areas of Health & Safety, Equal Opportunities and confidentiality.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the organisation which is relevant to your post within the company to meet the overall business objectives.
Following applying for this vacancy the first stage, after your initial application, will be to attend an interview with Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College, Huddersfield. If you do not attend this interview your application will not progress any further.

For any further information on this vacancy please contact Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College on E-mail: bpsapprenticeships@kirkleescollege.ac.uk
or Tel: 01484 437066/07788390025

NO CONTACT should be made with the employer at this initial stage, the College is more than happy to help you with any queries you may have.

Candidates will be asked to complete a literacy & numeracy assessment as part of their application.

The salary may be negotiable. This will depend on experience.

The salary may also increase after a probationary period, if the budget allows, following successful employment and production of the required work towards achieving the qualifications towards the apprenticeship training programme.

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is 3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.


Personal Qualities: Somebody who is a good verbal communicator who has a polite, clear and professional telephone manner.
The ability to stay calm under pressure.
Confident to solve any issues that may arise with customers (training to be provided)
Must have a good level of literacy skills.
IT literate and have a good understanding of Microsoft Packages.
Required to work to deadlines, with good time management.
Good numeracy skills.
Confident in using email and the internet.
The successful candidate will be organised.
Willing to work effectively in the team.


Skills Required: An enthusiastic individual who is confident and friendly.
The ideal candidate will be well spoken, sensible, and trustworthy.
An interest in the legal profession.
Flexible approach to work, willing to go the extra mile to get the job done
Must be punctual as well as having a good attendance record
Ability to work on own initiative, when required
Ability to work effectively as both part of a team and as an individual,
Respond positively to the demands of a varied workload.
Friendly and approachable.
Commitment to undertake continued training and development.


Entry Criteria: Grade C or above in Maths and English or equivalent would be preferred but each person will be considered on their individual merits.


Example Questions: What skills do you have that would benefit us? Why do you think you would be good with customers?

Vacancy ID: 1963


Consultant Services Group Ltd

Closing Date: 28/07/2017

Weekly Wage: 145

Hours per week: Monday to Friday 9.00 am - 4.45 pm. hour lunch break, 36 hours per week.

Location: HECKMONDWIKE

Vacancy Details: There are regular buses to the companys location.

Please check the bus times/time it takes to travel.




Job Description: This is an exciting opportunity to work for Consultant Services Ltd company undertaking varied duties within the HR Department. You will be working with a hardworking and friendly team. The role will include working with various colleagues within the organisation as follows:

Directors
Human Resources Director
Human Resources Advisor
Administration Staff
Operational Staff
Human Resources
Health & Safety

The aim is for the successful candidate to develop and have more responsibility during their apprenticeship.

The duties are as follows:

To provide administrative support to the HR Director and Advisor.

Update holiday records for all trading companies.

To maintain and monitor recruitment for Catering and Group.

To provide costings on request for recruitment for the relevant trading companies and authorise payment of recruitment invoices.

To ensure all Group and Catering Terms and Conditions are updated and recorded on computerised system and monitored.

Complete reference requests for all trading companies

To ensure all starter paperwork and inductions are completed.

To update Catering personnel files.

To assist in the development of company policy.

Generate correspondence relating to resignations and forward to all relevant departments

Compile and or request TUPE information for catering and cleaning contracts. Together with managing reactions and associated correspondence.

Provide weekly working time updates for HR Team

Calculate redundancy costing as requested for all trading companies.

To verse the induction of new employees.

To assist with updating HR Software

Internal/External post systems

Using various computer systems and software

Internal/External telephone system

To monitor sickness absence and address appropriate issues.

Deal with Personal Development Records

Provide assistance in generating correspondence in the absence of the HR Secretary and during periods of increased workloads.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the organisation which is relevant to your post within the company to meet the overall business objectives
Following applying for this vacancy the first stage, after your initial application, will be to attend an interview with Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College, Huddersfield. If you do not attend this interview your application will not progress any further.

For any further information on this vacancy please contact Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College on E-mail: bpsapprenticeships@kirkleescollege.ac.uk
or Tel: 01484 437066/07788390025

NO CONTACT should be made with the employer at this initial stage, the College is more than happy to help you with any queries you may have.

Candidates will be asked to complete a literacy & numeracy assessment as part of their application.

The salary may be negotiable. This will depend on experience.

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.


Personal Qualities: Working knowledge of Microsoft Software (Word, Excel, Power-Point), and be able to use internet and email

Effective team member.

Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
Excellent communication and diplomacy skills. Must be able to communicate confidently with a wide range of people, face to face and over the telephone.

Should be adaptable and self-motivated.

Must have excellent personal skills and have a professional manner

Must be able to work independently, once trained.

Work effectively within a team

Should be able to accurately input information and pay attention to detail

Should be well organised and ability to prioritise

It is important the candidate be aware of keeping information confidential and secure and follow all company procedures.


Skills Required: The candidate should possess the following personal qualities:

Conscientious, enthusiastic and motivated, with a flexible approach to work in a busy, fast-paced environment.

Should be reliable and punctual as well as having a good attendance record

Be polite, honest, friendly and approachable

Have the commitment to undertake continued training and development


Entry Criteria: Grade C or above in Maths and English or equivalent would be preferred but each person will be considered on their individual merits.


Example Questions: Why do you wish to complete an apprenticeship in Business Administration? What qualities do you possess that makes you stand out from someone else?

Vacancy ID: 1975


Rivertree Trust

Closing Date: 31/07/2017

Weekly Wage: 110.25

Hours per week: 32.5 Hrs Monday to Thursday 9am ? 4pm Friday 9am ? 3pm 30 minute paid lunch break

Location: Huddersfield

Vacancy Details: 15-minute walk from town centre, bus station & train station. Major bus routes 356 & 357 from the bus station run past the stop across the road from the building.

Please check the time it will take for you to travel as well as the cost.




Job Description: Front line operations, facilities management, administration & hospitality for a thriving conference and community centre. Provide an efficient and effective administrative and customer service on the front line of an established community, training and conference centre - reporting to the Operations Manager.
Ensure that whenever the Jubilee Centre is used by the church or the general public it is a safe, welcoming, warm, positive and well-run environment
As an apprenticeship post, the job holder will be required to work in various areas throughout the organisation to develop skills, knowledge and experience in all aspects of administrative services, including management of facilities and resources, customer services.
A key part of the role is to maintain and increase the income generated by the venue. This will involve many business administration disciplines including marketing, sales, finance and facilities management.
On the job training will be delivered by the Operations Manager and other members of the Jubilee Centre team.
The role will include various duties with the aim to develop and have more responsibility during your apprenticeship. The role will include some of the following areas:

Basic administrative, facilities management and business related duties.
To support and manage the day to day operation of the community centre
To maintain and update financial information including sales/customer invoices, processing supplier invoices and purchase orders
To receive, respond to or act upon internal and external post and emails on a day to day basis
To answer/deal with customer queries, both face to face and via the telephone, passing messages on to the relevant member of staff in appropriate and timely manner.
To maintain a room booking system
To provide appropriate reception cover when required.
To meet and greet visitors as required.
To manage procurement systems and assist with the ordering and maintenance of stock supplies.
To manage the recording of the facilities fault log, arranging for timely rectification of cosmetic and functional building faults and issues.
Liaison with suppliers and contractors (eg stationery, plumbing/electrical etc.)
To implement and manage robust systems and procedures for the storage and maintenance of shared equipment and resources within the centre
To support operations team with hospitality - preparing for events, organising room layouts & resources, arranging for or providing refreshments
To be a flexible and supportive member of the team.
To carry out all duties in accordance with good health and safety practice. This will include being mindful of the statutory duty to observe all health and safety rules and taking all reasonable care to promote the health and safety at work of themselves, their fellow employees and any other persons in the Jubilee Centre.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the organisation which is relevant to your post within the company to meet the overall business objectives. Following applying for this vacancy the first stage, after your initial application, will be to attend an interview with Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College, Huddersfield. If you do not attend this interview your application will not progress any further.

For any further information on this vacancy please contact Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College on E-mail: bpsapprenticeships@kirkleescollege.ac.uk
or Tel: 01484 437066/07788390025

NO CONTACT should be made with the employer at this initial stage, the College is more than happy to help you with any queries you may have.

Candidates will be asked to complete a literacy & numeracy assessment as part of their application.

The salary may be negotiable. This will depend on experience.

The salary may also increase after a probationary period, if the budget allows, following successful employment and production of the required work towards achieving the qualifications towards the apprenticeship training programme.

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is 3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18-year-old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.


Personal Qualities: Familiar with using IT
Good communication skills,


Skills Required: Willingness to learn
Positive attitude


Entry Criteria: You will typically have 5 GCSEs grade A to C including maths and English or equivalent qualifications, you will enjoy working with numbers and have good communication skills.
You will be required to complete a pre-entry aptitude test, free writing paper and a maths and English assessment.


Example Questions: Please alternate questions on vacancies: What do you want to get out of your apprenticeship?
What job or career do you really want?

Vacancy ID: 2015


Craig Miller Joinery and Building Solutions Ltd

Closing Date: 31/07/2017

Weekly Wage: 140

Hours per week: 40 hours Mon-Fri 8-5

Location: Huddersfield

Vacancy Details: The company is located in the village of Dalton which is about 3 miles from the centre of Huddersfield Town and there is a regular public transport service available. The company is located a 10 minute walk from the main Wakefield Road.




Job Description: This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience and skills. You will be working alongside a friendly and hardworking team dealing with the day to day accountancy and administration duties.
Typical day to day duties include:


Updating the purchase ledger
Creating quotes / Invoices
Updating job log
Dealing with queries from the accountants
Dealing with the Petty Cash

Updating accounting spreadsheets, Taking incoming telephone calls, dealing with general admin duties. Assisting with H.R.

To assist in the day to day book keeping, customer service and general administration. The main duties will include updating the financial spreadsheets such as the purchase ledger and the sales ledger. Also to take incoming job enquiries and to complete the relevant job sheets and job enquiry log. On a weekly basis assistance will also be required with the payroll. Other tasks will include processing the weekly BACS lists, dealing with accounts queries, processing the Profit and Loss (by job, monthly and yearly). To process the CIS deductions and process the VAT returns quarterly. The role includes some H.R work also. More accounting tasks to be carried out are dealing with the Petty Cash, Processing the Bank Reconciliation, Processing quotes and sales invoices, dealing with insurances (Such as liability / vehicle) and updating the vehicle database.


You will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the organisation which is relevant to your post within the company to meet the overall business objectives of the company.
Following applying for this vacancy, the first stage after your initial application will be to attend an interview with Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College, Huddersfield. If you do not attend this interview your application will not progress any further.

For any further information on this vacancy please contact Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College on E-mail: bpsapprenticeships@kirkleescollege.ac.uk or Tel: (01484 437066 or 07788390025).

NO CONTACT should be made with the employer at this stage, the college is more than happy to help you with any queries you may have.

Candidates will be asked to complete a literacy & numeracy assessment as part of their application.

The salary may be negotiable; this will depend on experience.

The salary may also increase after a probationary period, if the budget allows, following successful employment and production of the required work towards achieving the qualifications for the apprenticeship training programme.

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is 3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

The minimum apprenticeship wage applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training at college.


Personal Qualities: Computer Literate
Numeric / Maths GCSE
Good communication skills
Good with Excel
Good English skills


Skills Required: The candidate should possess the following personal qualities:

Be enthusiastic, with a flexible approach to work in a busy, fast-paced environment.

Should be punctual as well as having a good attendance record

Friendly and approachable

Should have a down to earth attitude.

Commitment to undertake continued training and development


Entry Criteria: It would be preferred if the candidate has grade C/4 or above or equivalent in Maths and English
An IT qualification would be desirable but not essential


Example Questions: Why do you wish to work for us? What skills and qualities do you have over someone else?

Vacancy ID: 2051


Shelley College - a Specialist Centre for Science

Closing Date: 31/07/2017

Weekly Wage: 129.5

Hours per week: 37 hours per week Monday-Friday

Location: HUDDERSFIELD

Vacancy Details: There are regular bus from Huddersfield bus Station

The company is based about 8 miles from Huddersfield Town Centre

Please check the time it will take for you to travel as well as the cost.




Job Description: An exciting opportunity has arisen for two apprentice administrators to join our dedicated admin team. These varied roles will help with the general administration duties of the team and provide support to the wider staff team. To undertake the full range of administrative tasks in support of the school administration department. You will support the delivery of high quality administration services to all staff across Shelley College, providing excellent customer service both internally and externally, ensuring that confidentiality is maintained at all times. It is a requirement of this role that the individual works towards and completes a NVQ level 2/3 in Business Administration.

Undertake general administration including filing,
Photocopying, scanning, printing, shredding.
Dealing with the incoming and outgoing post.
Replying to correspondence, responding to e-mail and other general admin functions for the school.
Undertake admin support for other areas including Administration, HR, Data and Exams and marketing of the school.
Provide excellent customer service both
Internally and externally, ensuring that confidentiality is maintained at all times.
Provide excellent reception service to the College, completing duties as directed including, greeting visitors, answering telephone, being the first point of contact for visitors and staff.
Assist the Administration Manager in co-ordinating the staff absence procedure including processing absence request forms, responding to absence messages received and updating systems as necessary.
Undertake general school administration including filing, photocopying, scanning, printing, shredding, dealing with the incoming and outgoing post, replying to correspondence, responding to e-mail and other general admin functions for the school.
Assist the Reprographics Administrator with providing a cost effective and efficient print service for the College.
Assist the Administration Manager with preparing weekly bulletins for parents and staff and support the co-ordination for the parent-mail system.
Support the recruitment process, including placing advertisements, collating and distributing recruitment packs, preparing applications for shortlisting, organising and managing the interview process, and updating systems with tracking and monitoring information from the recruitment process.
Assist the administration team to process and co-ordinate trips/visits for pupils.
Help to keep the Shelley College website up to date and with relevant content.
Support induction days, including planning and organising the timetable, organising rooms, refreshments etc.
Support the data team in producing a high standard of accurate and timely data to staff across college.
Support the exams team in organising and facilitating exam requirements across college.
As part of your wider duties and responsibilities, you are required to promote and actively support the Colleges responsibilities towards Safeguarding. Safeguarding is about keeping people safe and protecting people from harm, neglect, abuse and injury. It is about creating safe places, being vigilant and doing something about any concerns you might have.
Carry out your duties with due regard to current and future College policies, procedures and relevant legislation. These will be drawn to your attention in your appointment letter, your statement of particulars, induction, and on-going performance development and through College communications.
Any other responsibilities commensurate within the requirements for this role or as directed by the Associate Principal/CEO and flexibility to support colleagues across team as required.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the organisation which is relevant to your post within the company to meet the overall business objectives.

It is a requirement of this role that the successful candidates work towards and completes an NVQ level 3 in Business Administration, which will involve attendance at Kirklees College 1 day per week in term time.

This post requires the post holder to work in settings with children and young adults. Any employment offer is therefore subject to the results of an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). People who may have contact with younger children (i.e. primary school age) are also required to complete a declaration about family or other members of their household.

Applicants MUST complete the Colleges standard application form to be considered, will be required to provide evidence of identity and qualifications and, offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references.

For applicants who work or have recently worked in a school, one of the references must be from the head teacher.

Following applying for this vacancy the first stage, after your initial application, will be to attend an interview with Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College, Huddersfield. If you do not attend this interview your application will not progress any further.
NO CONTACT should be made with the employer at this initial stage, the College is more than happy to help you with any queries you may have.

Candidates will be asked to complete a literacy & numeracy assessment as part of their application.

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received.
Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.


Personal Qualities: The successful candidates will have excellent communication and organisations skills and confidence in using appropriate ICT packages.
Willing to work towards NVQ 3 Diploma in Business Administration. Essential
Good knowledge and use of IT systems including word, Excel, PowerPoint, Essential outlook.
Ability to carry out general administrative skills and to deal with a variety of Essential tasks such as filing, typing, distribution of post, etc.
Experience of working in a busy environment and of meeting tight Desirable deadlines.
Ability to comply with strict regulations about confidentiality and behave Essential according to the appropriate protocols.
Ability to demonstrate strong organisational skills, prioritise own workload; Essential and the ability to work to deadlines and under pressure.
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal. Essential
GCSE English and mathematics (Grade C or above). Essential
Excellent IT skills. Essential
An understanding and commitment to equality and diversity. Essential
Experience of education sector.


Skills Required: The ability to work with colleagues to earn their trust and respect;
A strong interest in what makes businesses successful and how to get the best out of people;
Good analytical skills;
A good level of numeracy and literacy;
Experience of working in an office is desirable
Good communication skills
A willingness to learn.


Entry Criteria: English and maths at 4 or above OR GCSE grade
A*-C in English language and maths.


Example Questions: What qualities do you possess that makes you stand out from someone else? Why do you think you would be good with customers?

Vacancy ID: 2055


montgomery engravers ltd

Closing Date: 31/07/2017

Weekly Wage: 126

Hours per week: Hours - 36 Mon ? Thurs 8-5pm Friday 8-1pm

Location: HUDDERSFIELD

Vacancy Details: The company is located under 2 miles from the centre of Huddersfield and there is a regular public transport service available.




Job Description: General Office, finance and packing Duties Following training, answer telephone in a polite and professional manner to customers and suppliers
Make telephone calls
Entering data accurately
Processing orders and invoices
Inputting data
Packing orders
Corresponding via email, online and by letter
Arrange delivery and complete any necessary paperwork
Filing electronically and manually
Handling cash
Balancing cash
Ordering office stationery with stationery
Postal duties, incoming and outgoing
Making tea and coffee for visitors as and when required

Following applying for this vacancy the first stage, after your initial application, will be to attend an interview with Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College, Huddersfield. If you do not attend this interview your application will not progress any further.

For any further information on this vacancy please contact Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College on E-mail: bpsapprenticeships@kirkleescollege.ac.uk
or Tel: 01484 437066/07788390025

NO CONTACT should be made with the employer at this initial stage, the College is more than happy to help you with any queries you may have.

Candidates will be asked to complete a literacy & numeracy assessment as part of their application.

The salary may be negotiable. This will depend on experience.

The salary may also increase after a probationary period, if the budget allows, following successful employment and production of the required work towards achieving the qualifications towards the apprenticeship training programme.

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is 3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

The NMW applies to time working and time spent training as this is also part of the Apprenticeship. Anyone not covered by the age categories above will be entitled to the NMW appropriate to their age.


Personal Qualities: Good communications skills are advantageous for this role.
You must be able to follow instructions with a methodical approach.
You must be organised and have good attention to detail.
Ability to solve problems
Ability to stay calm and think logically in difficult situations.


Skills Required: You must be self-driven and have an enthusiastic approach to your work with a desire to succeed.
Good timekeeping and attendance.
Willingness to listen and learn.


Entry Criteria: GCSE Grade C or above in English and Maths is preferered.


Example Questions: 1 What do you think you can bring to this role? 2 Why do you want to work for us?

Vacancy ID: 2060


Yorkshire Payments

Closing Date: 31/07/2017

Weekly Wage: 131.25

Hours per week: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm - 37.5 hours

Location: Brighouse

Vacancy Details: There are good transport links by bus and train to Brighouse centre.

The company is a 15 minute walk from the train station and is situated just off the main Road out of Brighouse.

Please check the time it will take for you to travel as well as the cost.




Job Description: A new exciting opportunity has become available in our rapidly expanding award winning business based in Brighouse. Full and extensive training and support will be provided for the successful candidate. The role will include various customer service and administration duties with the aim to develop and have more responsibility during your apprenticeship. The role will include some of the following areas:

Answering incoming calls
Dealing with merchants queries
Providing technical support to merchants
Diagnosing issues
Despatching terminals
Completing VT & Ecom applications
Installing machines
Updating spreadsheets
Communicating with banks and suppliers
Resolving queries and problem solving
Office support
Managing the on call service

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the organisation which is relevant to your post within the company to meet the overall business objectives.
Following applying for this vacancy the first stage, after your initial application, will be to attend an interview with Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College, Huddersfield. If you do not attend this interview your application will not progress any further.

For any further information on this vacancy please contact Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College on E-mail: bpsapprenticeships@kirkleescollege.ac.uk
or Tel: 01484 437066/07788390025

NO CONTACT should be made with the employer at this initial stage, the College is more than happy to help you with any queries you may have.

Candidates will be asked to complete a literacy & numeracy assessment as part of their application.

There is a team bonus incentive scheme

The salary may be negotiable. This will depend on experience.

The salary may also increase after a probationary period, if the budget allows, following successful employment and production of the required work towards achieving the qualifications towards the apprenticeship training programme.

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.


Personal Qualities: We are looking for someone who has a brilliant telephone manner who is articulate, self-motivated and must be able to work as part of a team with great communication and listening skills.


Skills Required: It is essential to be reliable and punctual
Smart appearance
PC experience is vital - Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Confident telephone manner


Entry Criteria: Grade C or above in Maths and English or equivalent would be preferred but each person will be considered on their individual merits.


Example Questions: Why do you think you would be good at this Technical Support/Customer Service role? What qualities do you possess that makes you stand out from someone else?

Vacancy ID: 2061


Rogers Geotechnical

Closing Date: 31/07/2017

Weekly Wage: 140

Hours per week: 8.30 ? 5.30 hours - Monday to Friday 1 hour unpaid lunch

Location: Huddersfield

Vacancy Details: This company is located a rural location.

There are regular bus services travelling along the main Huddersfield Road through Shelley village; the company is located where there are no bus services and it will take at least a 20 minute walk from the main Huddersfield Road to the companys location.

Please check the time it will take for you to travel as well as the cost.




Job Description: You will be undertaking a wide range of duties that will involve providing customers with an excellent service, assisting and supporting the team of project managers, dealing with some finance as well as dealing with the administration for the team/company The role will involve of the following duties:

General administrative duties including typing correspondence by e-mail and letter.
Answering the telephone in a professional manner.
Responsible for co-ordinating the mail, using the franking machine and taking the mail to the post office.
To undertake filing, photocopying and distribution of relevant documents.
Keep clients up to date with progress
Produce invoices
Produce Purchase Orders
Retrieve an supply site plans and store accurately
Support to members of the Management Team
Using Microsoft packages, in particular Word, Excel and Outlook
Training on industry software (Smartsheet)
To deal courteously and efficiently with all visitors.
Providing refreshments for visitors when required
Inputting data onto internal systems with a
high level of accuracy
Dealing with stationary/stock levels and reordering as and when appropriate
Assisting all members of the team as and when required
Dealing with requests for information
Ensuring that the Policies of the company are observed and that good practice is encouraged, particularly in the areas of Health & Safety, Equal Opportunities and confidentiality.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the organisation which is relevant to your post within the company to meet the overall business objectives.
Following applying for this vacancy the first stage, after your initial application, will be to attend an interview with Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College, Huddersfield. If you do not attend this interview your application will not progress any further.

For any further information on this vacancy please contact Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College on E-mail: bpsapprenticeships@kirkleescollege.ac.uk
or Tel: 01484 437066/07788390025

NO CONTACT should be made with the employer at this initial stage, the College is more than happy to help you with any queries you may have.

Candidates will be asked to complete a literacy & numeracy assessment as part of their application.

The salary may be negotiable. This will depend on experience.

The salary may also increase after a probationary period, if the budget allows, following successful employment and production of the required work towards achieving the qualifications towards the apprenticeship training programme.

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is 3.50 per hour from the 1st April 2017. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.


Personal Qualities: Good typing skills
Knowledge of social media/ecommerce/internet environment
Somebody who is a good verbal communicator who has a polite, clear and professional telephone manner.
Must have a good level of literacy skills.
IT literate and have a good understanding of Microsoft Packages especially Excel.
Required to work to deadlines, with good time management.
Good numeracy skills.
Confident in using email and the internet.
Experience of working in a busy customer service environment.
The successful candidate will be organised
Willing to work effectively in the team.


Skills Required: A motivated and hardworking individual.
Motivated approach to the role is essential.
Willingness to learn and achieve
Smart & presentable
An enthusiastic individual
Flexible approach to work, willing to go the extra mile to get the job done
Must be punctual as well as having a good attendance record
Ability to work on own initiative, when required
Ability to work effectively as both part of a team and as an individual,
Respond positively to the demands of a varied workload.
Friendly and approachable.
Commitment to undertake continued training and development.


Entry Criteria: Grade C or above in Maths and English or equivalent would be preferred but each person will be considered on their individual merits.

Good IT skills are essential for this position.


Example Questions: What skills do you have that would benefit us? What are your ambitions for the future?

Vacancy ID: 2078


Artisan Hair Ltd

Closing Date: 31/08/2017

Weekly Wage: 140

Hours per week: MONDAY TO FRIDAY 8.30-4.30 (40 HOURS INC. COLLEGE)

Location: Huddersfield








Vacancy ID: 2080


Crowther & Shaw Ltd

Closing Date: 31/07/2017

Weekly Wage: 131.25

Hours per week: 37.5 - Monday to Friday 8.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. with hour un-paid lunch break.

Location: HUDDERSFIELD

Vacancy Details: Our office is a 15 minute walk from the Huddersfield Bus and Railway Station.

There is also parking available on site should the successful candidate be able to drive.

Part of the role includes dealing with goods coming in to the business and locating them in the correct areas of our warehouse. The ideal candidate needs to have a reasonable level of physical fitness to complete this task as well as being enthusiastic for tasks that differ from desk based jobs.

We are an engineering company that expects its staff to be willing to undertake a variety of reasonable tasks and this candidate needs to fit into that framework.




Job Description: This is an interesting and varied role, where you will never be bored. The organisation is a well-established and growing business where there is good chance to develop yourself and progress within the organisation. The role will include various administration duties with the aim to develop and have more responsibility during your apprenticeship. The role will include some of the following areas:

Answering the telephone and transferring phone calls accurately and timeously
Logging breakdown jobs for engineers to follow up
Dealing with out-going mail
Dealing with filing of documents
Up-dating information in a cash book
Working with spreadsheets and business reports
Dealing with good inwards and returns, including all necessary paperwork
Invoice matching
Creating new job files, as required
Dealing courteously and efficiently with all visitors and providing refreshments visitors when required
Inputting data onto internal systems with a
high level of accuracy
Assisting all members of the team as and when required
Ensuring that the Policies of the company are observed and that good practice is encouraged, particularly in the areas of Health & Safety, Equal Opportunities and confidentiality.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the organisation which is relevant to your post within the company to meet the overall business objectives.
Following applying for this vacancy the first stage, after your initial application, will be to attend an interview with Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College, Huddersfield.

If you do not attend this interview your application will not progress any further.

For any further information on this vacancy please contact Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College on E-mail: bpsapprenticeships@kirkleescollege.ac.uk
or Tel: 01484 437066/07788390025

NO CONTACT should be made with the employer at this initial stage, the College is more than happy to help you with any queries you may have.

Candidates will be asked to complete a literacy & numeracy assessment as part of their application.

The salary may be negotiable. This will depend on experience.

The salary may also increase after a probationary period, if the budget allows, following successful employment and production of the required work towards achieving the qualifications towards the apprenticeship training programme.

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is 3.40 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.


Personal Qualities: May suit someone with some experience of working in an office/customer service environment and who can show confidence in verbal communication.

Good organisational skills
Literate and numerate
Strong communication skills
IT literate i.e. MS Office
Pleasant telephone manner
Good written and verbal skills
Articulate


Skills Required: Friendly and helpful
Trustworthy and reliable
Willingness to learn
Well presented
Good sense of humour


Entry Criteria: A standard of education to allow the tasks of the role to be completed.

Desirable to have some voluntary/work experience.

Attitude and willingness to learn and undertake all tasks and duties are paramount to this role.

Maths and English at Grade C or 4 or above/equivalent would be desirable but each person would be assessed individually.


Example Questions: If the Managing Director had instructed you to accept no phone calls on his behalf as he was busy on a task and didn?t want to be disturbed how would you deal with a customer on the telephone who was adamant, forceful and possibly aggressive towards you in their insistence that they speak with him? If you were given important tasks by two senior members of staff and the timescales for each overlapped how would you decide which task to do and how would you communicate this to those involved?

Vacancy ID: 2081


Marshalls PLC - Brookfoot Works

Closing Date: 31/07/2017

Hours per week: 36.5 hours- 7.30 - 16.00 Monday ? Thursday- 7.30 - 12.00 Friday

Location: HALIFAX

Vacancy Details: There are good transport links by bus.

Please check the time it will take for you to travel as well as the cost.




Job Description: We now have an opportunity for an Apprentice Administrator to join our team based at the Cromwell Natural Stone offices in Southowram, Halifax. The role will include various administration duties with the aim to develop and have more responsibility during your apprenticeship. The role will include some of the following areas:

To ensure that Purchase Orders are raised and expedited, in accordance with the Business and AX procedures.
To ensure that goods and services are receipted correctly onto Site, and are maintained, against Purchase Orders, onto the AX system.
To issue goods to Site locations, in accordance with the Business and AX procedures.
To ensure that invoice issues are resolved (PIMS), in accordance with the Business and AX procedures.
To ensure effective stock control of materials.
To ensure that accurate Material usage and stock parameters are maintained to enable effective MRP.
To ensure that all Stock information and records are maintained, to facilitate the efficient and economical supply of Materials.
To carry out Stocktaking procedures, as required by the business.
To investigate Inventory discrepancies and propose solutions.
To communicate data and reports to the Site Management Team.
To ensure that the AX system is maintained on a day-to-day basis and records are kept up to date.
Responsibilities also include any other support role determined by the Site Manager and/or the Purchasing Systems Manager.
To ensure that the discipline and processes are in place, to conform to Business Rules and Procedures.
To ensure that all Stock information and records are maintained, to facilitate the efficient and economical supply of materials to both Production and Non-Production departments.
To liaise closely with the relevant Group Buyers, thereby ensuring that purchasing is performed utilising group suppliers and contracts.
To ensure that anything purchased by Marshalls is supported by a correctly completed and authorised requisition and purchase order, to facilitate accurate and timely Purchase and Accounts data, whilst providing an audit trail.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the organisation which is relevant to your post within the company to meet the overall business objectives.
Range 3.50 to 5.79
Rate depending upon experience

Following applying for this vacancy the first stage, after your initial application, will be to attend an interview with Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College, Huddersfield. If you do not attend this interview your application will not progress any further.

For any further information on this vacancy please contact Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College on E-mail: bpsapprenticeships@kirkleescollege.ac.uk
or Tel: 01484 437066/07788390025

NO CONTACT should be made with the employer at this initial stage, the College is more than happy to help you with any queries you may have.

Candidates will be asked to complete a literacy & numeracy assessment as part of their application.

The salary may be negotiable. This will depend on experience.

The salary may also increase after a probationary period, if the budget allows, following successful employment and production of the required work towards achieving the qualifications towards the apprenticeship training programme.

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is 3.50 per hour. This applies to candidates aged 16-18 and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.


Personal Qualities: Experience of computerised systems.
Experience of purchasing procedures.
Experience of stock control procedures.
You will have good PC skills be a confident user of Microsoft Office packages


Skills Required: Organisational and communication skills together with an underlying sense of responsibility.
Ability to integrate with, and become part of, a capable and motivated team.
Ability to adopt and implement procedures.
Ability to work to deadlines.
Ability to prioritise work effectively.
Ideal applicant will be an excellent communicator
Have attention to detail and a desire to succeed


Entry Criteria: Grade C or above in Maths and English or equivalent would be preferred but each person will be considered on their individual merits.


Example Questions: Why do you want to work for the company? What skills do you have that would benefit us?

Vacancy ID: 2082


Marshalls PLC - Brookfoot Works

Closing Date: 31/07/2017

Hours per week: 7.30 - 16.00 Monday ? Thursday, 7.30 - 12.00 Friday

Location: HALIFAX

Vacancy Details: There are good transport links by bus.

Please check the time it will take for you to travel as well as the cost.




Job Description: We now have an opportunity for an Apprentice Administrator to join our team based at the Cromwell Natural Stone offices in Southowram, Halifax. The role will include various administration duties with the aim to develop and have more responsibility during your apprenticeship. The role will include some of the following areas:

To ensure that Purchase Orders are raised and expedited, in accordance with the Business and AX procedures.
To ensure that goods and services are receipted correctly onto Site, and are maintained, against Purchase Orders, onto the AX system.
To issue goods to Site locations, in accordance with the Business and AX procedures.
To ensure that invoice issues are resolved (PIMS), in accordance with the Business and AX procedures.
To ensure effective stock control of materials.
To ensure that accurate Material usage and stock parameters are maintained to enable effective MRP.
To ensure that all Stock information and records are maintained, to facilitate the efficient and economical supply of Materials.
To carry out Stocktaking procedures, as required by the business.
To investigate Inventory discrepancies and propose solutions.
To communicate data and reports to the Site Management Team.
To ensure that the AX system is maintained on a day-to-day basis and records are kept up to date.
Responsibilities also include any other support role determined by the Site Manager and/or the Purchasing Systems Manager.
To ensure that the discipline and processes are in place, to conform to Business Rules and Procedures.
To ensure that all Stock information and records are maintained, to facilitate the efficient and economical supply of materials to both Production and Non-Production departments.
To liaise closely with the relevant Group Buyers, thereby ensuring that purchasing is performed utilising group suppliers and contracts.
To ensure that anything purchased by Marshalls is supported by a correctly completed and authorised requisition and purchase order, to facilitate accurate and timely Purchase and Accounts data, whilst providing an audit trail.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the organisation which is relevant to your post within the company to meet the overall business objectives.
Following applying for this vacancy the first stage, after your initial application, will be to attend an interview with Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College, Huddersfield. If you do not attend this interview your application will not progress any further.

For any further information on this vacancy please contact Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College on E-mail: bpsapprenticeships@kirkleescollege.ac.uk
or Tel: 01484 437066/07788390025

NO CONTACT should be made with the employer at this initial stage, the College is more than happy to help you with any queries you may have.

Candidates will be asked to complete a literacy & numeracy assessment as part of their application.

The salary may be negotiable. This will depend on experience.

The salary may also increase after a probationary period, if the budget allows, following successful employment and production of the required work towards achieving the qualifications towards the apprenticeship training programme.

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is 3.50 per hour. This applies to candidates aged 16-18 and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.


Personal Qualities: Experience of computerised systems.
Experience of purchasing procedures.
Experience of stock control procedures.
You will have good PC skills be a confident user of Microsoft Office packages


Skills Required: Organisational and communication skills together with an underlying sense of responsibility.
Ability to integrate with, and become part of, a capable and motivated team.
Ability to adopt and implement procedures.
Ability to work to deadlines.
Ability to prioritise work effectively.
Ideal applicant will be an excellent communicator
Have attention to detail and a desire to succeed


Entry Criteria: Grade B or above in Maths and English or equivalent would be preferred but each person will be considered on their individual merits.

You should already have worked in an office or customer focussed environment undertaking office related duties.


Example Questions: Why do you want to work for the company? What skills do you have that would benefit us?

Vacancy ID: 2083


Calderdale Credit Union

Closing Date: 11/08/2017

Weekly Wage: 240

Hours per week: 40 hours per week Monday to Friday 9.00-5.00 with 1 Saturday per month 9:00am until 2:00pm

Location: Halifax

Vacancy Details: Please check the time it will take for you to travel as well as the cost. Initially working in Halifax Town Centre until our new offices are open in Huddersfield Town Centre.




Job Description: This is an exciting opportunity to work for Calderdale Credit Union undertaking varied duties. You will be working with a hardworking and friendly team. The role will include various administration duties within the sales department with the aim to develop and have more responsibility during your apprenticeship. The role will include some of the following areas:

Messages, answering emails and the telephone Responsible for the answer machine, and ensuring that all messages left are actioned.
Writing letters
Cashiering
Set up new memberships
Cash counts
Money ordering
Filing
Running ad-hoc reports
Checking incoming loan applications and making sure all relevant documentation is there. If not liaise with member and liaise with member where necessary.
Ordering stationary
Raising/paying invoices where necessary
Photocopying
Maintain website on Senior operations managers behalf
Loan processing
Support with the ELDS process

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the organisation which is relevant to your post within the company to meet the overall business objectives.


Personal Qualities: Good typing skills
Somebody who is a good verbal communicator who has a polite, clear and professional telephone manner
Must have a good level of literacy skills
IT literate and have a good understanding of Microsoft Packages
Required to work to deadlines, with good time management
Good numeracy skills
Confident in using email and the internet
The successful candidate will be organised
Willing to work effectively in the team


Skills Required: A motivated, hardworking and tenacious individual
Wants to learn and achieve
Smart and Presentable
An enthusiastic individual
Flexible approach to work, willing to go the extra mile to get the job done
Must be punctual as well as having a good attendance record
Ability to work on own initiative, when required
Ability to work effectively as both part of a team and as an individual
Respond positively to the demands of a varied workload
Friendly and approachable
Commitment to undertake continued training and development


Entry Criteria: Grade C or above in Maths and English or equivalent would be preferred but each person will be considered on their individual merits.


Example Questions: What IT skills do you have that would benefit the company? What are your ambitions for the future?

Vacancy ID: 2092


Yorkshire Payments

Closing Date: 31/08/2017

Weekly Wage: 131.25

Hours per week: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm - 37.5 hours

Location: Brighouse

Vacancy Details: There are good transport links by bus and train to Brighouse

Please check the time it will take for you to travel as well as the cost.




Job Description: A new exciting opportunity has become available in our rapidly expanding award winning business based in Brighouse. Full and extensive training and support will be provided for the successful candidate. The role will include various administration duties with the aim to develop and have more responsibility during your apprenticeship. The role will include some of the following areas:

Answering incoming calls
Dealing with merchants queries
Providing technical support to merchants
Diagnosing issues
Despatching terminals
Completing VT & Ecom applications
Installing machines
Updating spreadsheets
Communicating with banks and suppliers
Resolving queries and problem solving
Office support
Managing the on call service

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the organisation which is relevant to your post within the company to meet the overall business objectives.
Following applying for this vacancy the first stage, after your initial application, will be to attend an interview with Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College, Huddersfield. If you do not attend this interview your application will not progress any further.

For any further information on this vacancy please contact Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College on E-mail: bpsapprenticeships@kirkleescollege.ac.uk
or Tel: 01484 437066/07788390025

NO CONTACT should be made with the employer at this initial stage, the College is more than happy to help you with any queries you may have.

Candidates will be asked to complete a literacy & numeracy assessment as part of their application.

The salary may be negotiable. This will depend on experience.

The salary may also increase after a probationary period, if the budget allows, following successful employment and production of the required work towards achieving the qualifications towards the apprenticeship training programme.

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.


Personal Qualities: We are looking for someone who has a brilliant telephone manner who is articulate, self-motivated and must be able to work as part of a team with great communication and listening skills.


Skills Required: It is essential to be reliable and punctual
Smart appearance
PC experience is vital - Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Confident telephone manner


Entry Criteria: Grade C or above in Maths and English or equivalent would be preferred but each person will be considered on their individual merits.


Example Questions: What qualities do you possess that makes you stand out from someone else? Why do you think you would be good at this Technical Support/Customer Service role?

Vacancy ID: 2093


Station Road Surgery

Closing Date: 31/07/2017

Hours per week: Monday to Friday with occasional Saturdays by rota - 37.5 hours weekly - 8 am until 6 pm

Location: Sowerby Bridge

Vacancy Details: Please check bus and train travel arrangements and costs




Job Description: An excellent opportunity has arisen to work for a busy doctors surgery.

Your role will include working on the reception desk, greeting patients on arrival in a polite, welcoming manner. You will also undertake a variety of administrative duties and be The role will include various customer service and administration duties with the aim to develop and have more responsibility during your apprenticeship. The role will include some of the following areas:

To handling patient request for appointments and medication in a helpful, efficient way.
To advise patients of relevant charges for non-NHS and private services, accept payment and issue receipts for the same.
To ensure all messages are dealt with efficiently and appropriately making sure a contact telephone number is taken and then passed on to the relevant person(s) in an efficient and timely manner.
To inform the Practice Manager if a patient raises a concern or complaint with written details of the incident.
To take requests from members of the public wishing to become patients issuing the appropriate information and application form and advising them of the new patient application process adopted here.
To ensure that all temporary patients and requests for immediate necessary treatment complete the required forms.
To deal with requests from members of staff for patient contact or recall in an efficient timely manner.
To ensure that signed prescriptions are only collected by patients authorised family members or pharmacies.
To take responsibility for all patient samples handed over the reception desk, ensuring that they have the patients details and that they are correct and are passed on to the appropriate nurse or entered into the colour coded plastic bags ready to be taken to the path labs at HRI/Calderdale Hospitals.
To take responsibility/sign for any items delivered to the practice, ensuring that they are passed onto the intended recipient or placed in the intended area, i.e. fridge immediately.
To receive internal and external mail and deal with it appropriately, date stamping and distributing to relevant trays. No items marked Private and Confidential should be opened by anyone but the intended recipient or their delegate ie, the Practice Manager will open this for the GP when he is on leave.
To ensure external mail is posted or taken to the post office in a timely fashion.
To partake in the performing of audio-typing of referral letters/solicitors letters/invoices.
To partake in photocopying relevant to office duties (Solicitors requests from patient files, X-ray forms and any other forms required as hand outs).
To ensure reception and waiting areas are kept neat, tidy and safe.
To ensure that, after use, the patient notes are accurately filed in the correct filing system, ie alphabetical order Surname, First Name.
To ensure all confidential information, no longer needed, relating to the surgery or a patient is shredded as a means of disposal.

Miscellaneous

To be prepared to offer assistance as and when necessary due to staff shortages or to an increased workload.
To make every effort to attend practice meetings and training arranged by the practice even if this is outside the normal hours of work. Appropriate notice will be given and time in lieu awarded.
To ensure an active part is taken with the general duties of maintaining running a smooth office environment.
To be proactive in seeking to acquire new skills which will be to the benefit of the Practice and the role employed by the practice, such as any training courses, reading etc.
To follow any guidance given and adhere to the Practice Protocols written by the doctor, nurse and Practice Manager.
To take responsibility at all times for the health and safety of oneself, fellow employees and patients.
To be aware and comply with the practices Health & Safety Policies
To be aware of fire procedures, how to raise the alarm, fire fighting equipment and its use, the fire evacuation procedure and your responsibilities in an emergency situation to both patients and fellow staff members.
To be aware of the Practice First Aid procedures and ensure the accident book is appropriately completed as necessary.
To be aware of the constraints of confidentiality and in particular the Data Protection Act and its relevance to you both in and out of work.
To be aware of the Good Practice Guidelines for General Practice Electronic Records and the information contained relevant to your role.
To be aware of the contents of the Practice Information Security Policy and comply with its direction regarding the use of IT within the practice.
To always act within the best interest of the practice, patients and employees.
To support the Doctors, Practice Nurses, Practice Manager, Deputy Practice Manager and all fellow employees at all times.
To ensure that any other (appropriate) tasks are performed as requested by the Doctor or Practice Manager taking capacity and training into consideration.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the organisation which is relevant to your post within the company to meet the overall business objectives.
Following applying for this vacancy the first stage, after your initial application, will be to attend an interview with Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College, Huddersfield. If you do not attend this interview your application will not progress any further.

For any further information on this vacancy please contact Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College on E-mail: bpsapprenticeships@kirkleescollege.ac.uk
or Tel: 01484 437066/07788390025

NO CONTACT should be made with the employer at this initial stage, the College is more than happy to help you with any queries you may have.

Candidates will be asked to complete a literacy & numeracy assessment as part of their application.

The salary is fixed for the duration of the apprenticeship.

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.


Personal Qualities: It is essential that you have excellent communication skills both verbally and in written format when speaking and corresponding with colleagues and customers.
The successful candidate must be able to input information with a high level of accuracy.
You need to be confident and have the ability to work independently without the need for close supervision. You must be organised and be able to manage your time effectively.
Must have an enthusiastic approach to your work with a desire to succeed in the role.
You must be able to meet deadlines as you will be working in a past paced environment.
ICT skills are essential; you should be able to use Microsoft Windows, Word and Excel. Training will be provided how to use our bespoke software.
Must be able to use Microsoft Office packages and email, internet, social media etc.
The successful candidate will have a good level of written and verbal communication skills.


Skills Required: You must have excellent timekeeping and attendance record
The ability and willingness to learn new tasks; a confident and outgoing personality is essential.
Should be willing to go that extra mile and succeed.
Must be friendly, responsible, have a mature attitude and be approachable.
Be a team player as well as being able to work individually.
Have a methodical approach and ability to finish tasks.
You should be confident speaking to members of the public
You should have a professional and helpful manner


Entry Criteria: Grade C or above in Maths and English or equivalent would be preferred but each person will be considered on their individual merits.


Example Questions: What are your ambitions for the future? Why would you like to work for a Doctors? surgery?

Vacancy ID: 2095


Batley Girls' High School - Visual Arts College

Closing Date: 04/09/2017

Weekly Wage: 130

Hours per week: 37 hours Mon-Fri 9.00-5.00

Location: BATLEY




Job Description: Under the supervision of a Senior Technician, to provide assistance and information as required, in the preparation of resources for practical lessons that meet both health and safety standards and requirements of the classes involved.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Laboratory Servicing
To assist with general maintenance of the laboratories ensuring that all surfaces and equipment are clean and safe to use.
To carry out the correct use of equipment and report any faults.
To assist in the preparation of materials, stock, standard solutions required for practical work in all laboratories.
To report any incidents and accidents to the Senior Technician.
To assist in the delivery of equipment and resources to laboratories or classrooms as requested.
To maintain security at all times.
To assist in the collection, cleaning, checking and returning of resources to the prep rooms.
To assist in the maintenance of apparatus and laboratory equipment to ensure good working order, and carry out basic repairs.
To assist in the carrying out of routine safety checks on laboratory equipment.
To assist in operating an efficient system for stocking, storing and distributing items used in the science department including any associated record keeping.
To assist in operating all relevant information and recording systems including cataloguing, filing and inventories, and legal records as they relate to health and safety and equipment/appliance testing.

Health & Safety
To assist in the safe storage and / or disposal of storage equipment, materials, chemicals and waste materials in line with recognised procedures and contribute to the production or appropriate risk assessment (to include appropriate labelling of chemicals / materials used in the laboratory)
To keep up to date with health and safety requirements and with developments in practical science (attending courses and reading publications).


General
To familiarise with and follow both school and the Science departments policies and procedures.
To adhere to school confidentiality practices.
To promote good team work practices.
To carry out any other necessary duties as agreed with the Senior Technician.
As part of your wider duties and responsibilities you are required to promote and actively support the Schools responsibilities towards safeguarding.
This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check for Regulated Activity




Requirements:
The successful applicant will be educated to GCSE level, having gained (or be predicted) Level 4/5 or above (Grade C or equivalent qualification) in English, Maths and Science. They will also be an effective communicator and be able to use their own initiative.



Personal Qualities: Interpersonal/ communication skills
Teamwork
Problem solving attitude
Flexible to a fast paced working environment
Organised to manage own work load
Reliable and responsible


Skills Required: Interpersonal/ communication skills
Teamwork
Problem solving attitude
Flexible to a fast paced working environment
Organised to manage own work load
Reliable and responsible


Entry Criteria: 5 GCSEs including the following science, maths, English at grade b and above or equivalent qualifications


Example Questions: What are your long term career plans? Why would you like to work for Batley Girls High School?

Vacancy ID: 2096


Sequin Stone Ltd t/as Care fundraising Supplies

Closing Date: 30/08/2017

Weekly Wage: 131.25

Hours per week: Monday ? Friday 9 am ? 5 pm 37.5 Hours per week

Location: Huddersfield

Vacancy Details: There are regular transport links by bus. The company is located just under 3 miles from the Huddersfield Town
Centre.




Job Description: This is an exciting opportunity to work for Care Fundraising Supplies undertaking varied duties. You will be working with a hardworking and friendly team. To process orders and enquiries from customers to ensure they receive the correct goods on the right The role will include various customer service and administration duties with the aim to develop and have more responsibility during your apprenticeship. The role will include some of the following areas:

Customer Service
Respond to customer enquiries in a timely manner
Enter and process sales and purchase orders
Keep customers informed of the progress of orders and enquiries
Coordinate deliveries, liaising with warehouse/suppliers to meet customer requirements
Maintain accurate and timely customer, stock and delivery records
Manage accounts in a professional, effective manner to ensure that we remain a preferred supplier
Provide other appropriate inter-departmental support as required
Customer feedback
Turning quotes into sales, after training
Quality of record-keeping
Accuracy of processing

Administration
General administrative duties including typing correspondence by e-mail and letter
Undertake filing, photocopying and distribution of relevant documents.
Support to members of the Management Team
Using Microsoft Packages, in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint
To deal courteously and efficiently with all visitors.
Answering the telephone in a professional manner and dealing with enquiries
Responsible for co-ordinating the post
Providing refreshments for visitors when required
Inputting data onto internal systems with a
high level of accuracy
Dealing with stationary/stock levels and reordering as and when appropriate
Assisting all members of the team as and when required
Dealing with requests for information

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the organisation which is relevant to your post within the company to meet the overall business objectives.
Following applying for this vacancy the first stage, after your initial application, will be to attend an interview with Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College, Huddersfield. If you do not attend this interview your application will not progress any further.

For any further information on this vacancy please contact Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College on E-mail: bpsapprenticeships@kirkleescollege.ac.uk
or Tel: 01484 437066/07788390025

NO CONTACT should be made with the employer at this initial stage, the College is more than happy to help you with any queries you may have.

Candidates will be asked to complete a literacy & numeracy assessment as part of their application.

The salary may be negotiable. This will depend on experience.

The salary may also increase after a probationary period, if the budget allows, following successful employment and production of the required work towards achieving the apprenticeship training programme.

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.

From the 1st April 2017, the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for apprentices aged 16-18, and those aged over 19 who are in the first year of their Apprenticeship, is set at 3.50 per hour or more.


Personal Qualities: Somebody who is a good verbal communicator who has a polite, clear and professional telephone manner.
Must have a good level of literacy skills.
IT literate and have a good understanding of Microsoft Packages.
Required to work to deadlines, with good time management.
Good numeracy skills.
Confident in using email and the internet.
The successful candidate will be organised.
Willing to work effectively in the team.


Skills Required: An enthusiastic individual
Flexible approach to work, willing to go the extra mile to get the job done
Must be punctual as well as having a good attendance record
Ability to work on own initiative, when required
Ability to work effectively as both part of a team and as an individual,
Respond positively to the demands of a varied workload.
Friendly and approachable.
Commitment to undertake continued training and development.


Entry Criteria: Essential
Educated to GCSE or equivalent
Computer literacy including experience of Microsoft Office
Attention to detail
Good time management skills
Comfortable with working in an open plan office

Desirable
Sage and cloud-based CRM system products


Example Questions: What IT skills do you have that would benefit the company? Why would you like to work in a customer focussed environment?

Vacancy ID: 2098


Impellico Refrigeration Services Ltd

Closing Date: 31/08/2017

Weekly Wage: 175

Hours per week: Working Monday ? Friday between the hours of 9 am ? 5 pm

Location: Cleckheaton

Vacancy Details: Located in the Town Centre of Cleckheaton with good bus links.

Please check the time it will take for you to travel as well as the cost.




Job Description: This is an exciting opportunity to work for Impellico Services Ltd, undertaking varied duties. The office based team share a relatively small room so the ideal candidate will be working closely with the hardworking and friendly team. The role will include various administration duties with training and guidance, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

Communicating with clients to provide lead times and completion reports
Planning in jobs for engineers
Liaising with stores about appropriate times for engineers to attend to attend
Liaising with suppliers to procure parts
Answering the telephone in a professional manner and dealing with enquiries
Compiling a list of commonly-used parts along with supplier details and prices
Checking the filing (electronically) all relevant paperwork
Dealing with requests for information



The aim to develop and have more responsibility during your apprenticeship. The role will include some of the following areas:

General administrative duties including typing correspondence by e-mail and letter
To undertake filing, record keeping, photocopying and distribution of relevant documents.
Using Microsoft Packages, in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Responsible for co-ordinating the post
Providing refreshments for visitors when required
Inputting data onto internal systems with a
high level of accuracy
Dealing with stationary/stock levels and reordering as and when appropriate
Assisting all members of the team as and when required
Ensuring that the Policies of the company are observed and that good practice is encouraged, particularly in the areas of Health & Safety, Equal Opportunities and confidentiality.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the organisation which is relevant to your post within the company to meet the overall business objectives.
Following applying for this vacancy the first stage, after your initial application, will be to attend an interview with Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College, Huddersfield. If you do not attend this interview your application will not progress any further.

For any further information on this vacancy please contact Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College on E-mail: bpsapprenticeships@kirkleescollege.ac.uk
or Tel: 01484 437066/07788390025

NO CONTACT should be made with the employer at this initial stage, the College is more than happy to help you with any queries you may have.

Candidates will be asked to complete a literacy & numeracy assessment as part of their application.

The salary may be negotiable. This will depend on experience.

The salary may also increase after a probationary period, if the budget allows, following successful employment and production of the required work towards achieving the qualifications towards the apprenticeship training programme.

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.


Personal Qualities: Basic computer literacy and a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel are essential.
Must be professional and presentable at all times.
Somebody who is a good verbal communicator who has a polite, clear and professional telephone manner.
Must have a good level of literacy skills.
Required to work to deadlines, with good time management.
Good numeracy skills.
Confident in using email and the internet.
The successful candidate will be organised.
Willing to work effectively in the team.


Skills Required: An entrepreneurial spark or business interest would be a huge bonus and allow the ideal candidate to progress within the company
Must be inquisitive and enthusiastic.
Confident and assured individual when dealing with clients and colleagues.
Flexible approach to work, willing to go the extra mile to get the job done
Must be punctual as well as having a good attendance record
Ability to work on own initiative, when required
Ability to work effectively as both part of a team and as an individual,
Respond positively to the demands of a varied workload.
Friendly and approachable, due to the small team working closely together people skills are hugely important.
Commitment to undertake continued training and development.


Entry Criteria: Grade C or above in Maths and English or equivalent would be preferred but each person will be considered on their individual merits.


Example Questions: What qualities do you possess that makes you stand out from someone else? Why do you think you would be good with customers and colleagues?

Vacancy ID: 2103


KIRKLEES COLLEGE - HUDDERSFIELD CENTRE

Closing Date: 31/08/2017

Weekly Wage: 148

Hours per week: 37 hours Monday to Friday 9.00-5.00

Location: Huddersfield

Vacancy Details: Located near Huddersfield Town Centre.

Good transport links by both bus and train; both stations are only a walk of only 10 minutes from the college.

Please check the time it will take for you to travel as well as the cost.

The duties and responsibilities attached to this role demand a flexible approach to work, which will include occasional evenings and very occasional Saturdays.




Job Description: To provide general administrative support to the College Payroll, Staff Development and Human Resources Teams. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

In the first instance, your duties and responsibilities are listed below. As the needs of the College change, you will be expected to take on or drop responsibilities as directed by the Line Manager.

Customer Service

1. Deal with people in a polite and friendly manner when receiving calls over the telephone
2. Deal with people in a polite and friendly manner when making telephone calls
3. Deal with people in a polite and friendly manner face to face
4. Deal with external and internal people in a professional manner in written format
5. Answer queries speedily and efficiently in a professional manner
6. Meet and greet visitors in a polite and professional manner
7. Sign all visitors in to the college, in accordance with procedures
8. Assist all colleagues as and when required

Payroll Administration

1 To assist in the maintenance and upkeep of all records, for example,

1.1 Computerised Payroll records
1.2 Service Standard Monitoring Records
1.3 General Payroll Administration

2 Collation and input of variable information for the Payroll Bureau.

3 To assist with document completion for the pension scheme operators and keep appropriate records.

4 To check incoming information for accuracy and correct authorisation, and to rectify any errors before payroll processing.

5 To ensure all SSP, OSP, SMP, OMP are calculated correctly and paid on time.

6 To prepare and check information to be sent to external bodies as required e.g. HMRC, Pension Authorities, Payroll Bureau, Trade Unions.

7 To assist in Payroll reconciliation.


Human Resources Administration

1. To assist in the maintenance and upkeep of all records, for example,

1.1. Computerised Human Resources records
1.2. Computerised sickness absence
1.3. Service Standard Monitoring Records
1.4. General HR Administration (e.g. starters, leavers, variations to contract, offer letters)

2. To use and maintain the SelectHR database as required for all day to day administrative processes, for example:

2.1 recruitment and selection
2.2 inputting new employees
2.3 updating employee records

3. To support and facilitate recruitment and selection processes, for example:

3.1 To be involved in the advertising of vacancies by liaising with the recruiting manager and relevant external organisations to facilitate a tailored and sometimes bespoke advert, which is fit for purpose.

3.2 To prepare application forms and files for short-listing panel.

4 To invite candidates for interview, and to organise interviews e.g. venue, files for interview panel, refreshments.

5 To facilitate recruitment interview panels and form part of the selection panel as required representing the HR Department.

6 Completion of relevant equal opportunities monitoring data.

7 To send out appointment letters, contracts of employment and other relevant documents to new staff, in line with established HR Service Standards.

8 To follow up on any pending new starter documentation as required e.g. pre-employment checks.

9 To carry out necessary ID checking in line with right to work requirements and DBS requirements

10 To carry out as required any salary assessment process for new starters.

11 To be actively involved in the timely production of various data requirements for a range of audiences both internal and external e.g PMM data, service standard monitoring data, union reports, absence reports, survey data requests and any other ad hoc data reports as required.

Staff Development Administration

1 To give assistance to staff visiting or telephoning Staff Development by providing information, answering queries and providing attendance records as appropriate.

2 To support the co-ordination of all aspects of the processing of internal and external course applications and associated documentation, liaising with staff members as appropriate.

3 To maintain efficient systems that help monitor the quality of the staff development provision.

4 To support and co-ordinate the internal training events, to ensure the smooth running of events.

5 To organise and maintain training packs and handouts, ensuring all documentation is current and available as required.

6 To track evaluation returns and collate/disseminate feedback from training events as directed.

7 The co-ordination of arrangements for corporate induction.

8 To investigate and book external venues as directed by the Staff Development & Organisational Development Manager.


Other Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Although this role will function predominantly in Payroll, the individual will also have the opportunity to learn all aspects of HR and Staff Development.

2. Dealing with enquiries from staff and the general public in person, over the telephone and via email.

3. Actively participate in the co-ordination of a variety of events across the 3 areas.

4. Involvement in projects as deemed relevant in line with departmental QIP.

5. The typing of correspondence and other clerical duties across the 3 areas (e.g. filing, scanning, photocopying, shredding) as required.

6. To efficiently deal with and process in a timely manner all incoming and outgoing email accounts e.g. Absence, HR Enquiry, Payroll Enquiry, Jobs and individual email account.

7. To take minutes of meetings as required.

8. To actively participate in the monitoring of Payroll and HR Service Standards as instructed.

9. Participate in, and provide regular updates at Full Team meetings.

10. Maintain adequate supplies of stationery and materials.


GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The post holder is required to:

1) Perform his/her duties in accordance with the Colleges Equal Opportunities Policy, undertaking mandatory training as required by the College.

2) Demonstrate a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, undertaking mandatory training as required by the College.

3) Demonstrate a commitment to the Colleges values and behaviours of Excellence, Integrity, Equality, Respect, Care, Efficiency and Innovation.

4) Ensure the health and safety of all staff and resources within his/her area(s) of responsibility, i.e. delegated responsibility in relation to the nature of the post holders duties and personal responsibilities as per Sections 7 and 8 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

5) Participate in the Colleges Performance Management Review Scheme.

6) Undertake Continuous Professional Development (CPD) relevant to his/her post.

7) Demonstrate commitment to the Colleges whole organisational approach to improving standards of literacy, numeracy and language in line with the national Skills for Life Strategy and the Colleges in-house Skill Up programme.

8) Perform any other duties as may be reasonably required from time to time by the Principal and Chief Executive, through the Line Manager.

9) Demonstrate core competencies as required by the role. The duties and responsibilities attached to this role demand a flexible approach to work, which will include occasional evenings and very occasional Saturdays.

The post holder will be required to adhere to a dress code as directed by the Line Manager.

Following applying for this vacancy the first stage, after your initial application, will be to attend an interview with Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College, Huddersfield. If you do not attend this interview your application will not progress any further.

For any further information on this vacancy please contact Nichola Barnes at Kirklees College on E-mail: bpsapprenticeships@kirkleescollege.ac.uk
or Tel: 01484 437066/07788390025

NO CONTACT should be made with the employer at this initial stage, the College is more than happy to help you with any queries you may have.

Candidates will be asked to complete a literacy & numeracy assessment as part of their application.

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.

Appointment is subject to you obtaining a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure through the DBS. The cost of this check is 50.50, which will be paid for by you following completion of the DBS application. The successful candidate will be required to provide relevant evidence to enable a DBS check to be undertaken prior to commencement of employment. Further details will be given upon appointment.


Personal Qualities: Somebody who is a good verbal communicator who has a polite, clear and professional telephone manner.
Must have a good level of literacy skills.
IT literate and have a good understanding of Microsoft Packages.
Required to work to deadlines, with good time management.
Good numeracy skills.
Confident in using email and the internet.
The successful candidate will be organised.
Willing to work effectively in the team.


Skills Required: An enthusiastic individual
Flexible approach to work, willing to go the extra mile to get the job done
Must be punctual as well as having a good attendance record
Ability to work on own initiative, when required
Ability to work effectively as both part of a team and as an individual,
Respond positively to the demands of a varied workload.
Friendly and approachable.
Commitment to undertake continued training and development.
To provide an initial point of contact for visitors or phone calls to the finance office, and resolve any queries across a range of topics or, if necessary, refer them to the correct member of the finance team.
To undertake various reception duties, including the issue of petty cash refunds, the collection and receipting of fees, the issue of barrier cards etc.
To be responsible for the reconciliation and re-imbursement of the Finance petty cash imprest, ensuring cash availability is kept at an appropriate level.
As a member of the College Human Resources team the post holder will work in an environment of constant change and pressure where an amount of personal decision-making and judgement is required.
The post holder must have the ability to work with a wide range of people of all ages from very different backgrounds with very different needs and to respond accordingly to support those needs.


Entry Criteria: Grade C or above in Maths and English or equivalent would be preferred but each person will be considered on their individual merits.


Example Questions: 1. What personal qualities and skills would you bring to this position? 2. What has motivated you to pursue a career through an apprenticeship?

Kirklees College