Apprentice Office Administrator - Krol Corlett Construction Limited - REF: K057

Krol Corlett Construction Limited are a construction company based on Knowsley Industrial Park working on many projects across the North West. This year, they are celebrating 50 years in business and in 2018, won the Contractor of the Year Award at the 2018 Knowsley Business Awards.
Krol Corlett has been through a period of rapid growth and as a result are recruiting staff to join thesuccessful team. 

Key responsibilities for the role: 

  • Complete an apprenticeship framework in NVQ Business Administration
  • General administration duties to include answering the reception, telephone, filing etc
  • Support the Office Management function with photocopying and scanning tasks
  • Learn the maintenance tasks for the company’s time and attendance system
  • Be part of a project team to implement an archive filing system and maintain
  •  Any other duties as required by the Office Manager

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • Qualifications required/predicted five GCSE’s grades A to C or equivelent including Maths and English
  • Basic computer skills
  • A ‘can-do’ attitude

Location: Knowsley Industrial Estate
Contacted hours: Monday to Friday, 8am to 4.30pm
Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage
 

How to apply: 
1. Download and complete the application form 

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

Closing date for applications: Monday 29 August 2019

Top tips for filling in the application form:

  • Research the employer offering the job. Find out what they do and what the job involves.
  • Show the employer you understand their business by referring to them in your application, for example: "I am interested in developing skills in building maintenance and noticed you were successful in winning a large contract to maintain houses for a large housing association"
  • Always read the job description for the job you are applying for before you start to complete the application form to make sure the information you include is relevant to the job
  • Before you start filling in your form always check the instructions for filling in the application form
  • Make sure you take your time. Don’t rush as you may make mistakes!
  • Prepare a draft of the application form before transferring the information to the actual form. If you’re filling it in by hand, make sure you don’ t make mistakes on the original form for the employer.
  • Make sure any writing is neat and easy to read, and check your spelling
  • Answer all questions and fill in all the boxes/ spaces
  • If there are gaps in your employment history say what you were doing during that time. If you've have never had a job, you could include examples such as voluntary work, or involvement with outside clubs or organisations.
  • Make sure you sell your skills; this could also include things you have developed outside work such as interests and hobbies. This is an opportunity for you to promote yourself to the employer and is your opportunity to explain to the employer why they should employ you!
  • Before you send off your application form, take a copy of your form, so you have this to look over if you get an interview
  • Ask a friend or relative to check your application form before you send it

If you would like support completing your application form please email theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk with the subject heading 'Application Support'