Job Summary
  • Salary
    £6825 Yearly
  • Location
    Derby, Derbyshire
  • Sector
    Business Admin Level 3
  • Duration
    12 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    9th April 2018
  • Employer Name
    J W Simpkin
  • Distance from academy
    • 10.1 Miles
    • 23 Minutes
  • Address
    Ilkeston DE7 4RA, UK

Employer Description

Job Description

Working for a national passive fire protection company based in the East Midlands; in the construction industry where you will assist the office manager and team in all their daily duties, mainly administration, also having the opportunity to get involved in various areas of the business.

Working closely with the onsite team you will get the chance to experience an array of roles and duties, usually liked within Administration, however theirs a chance to get more involved in the offsite field based work if the interest is there.
Some duties may be, but not limited too;

• Assistant to the Office Manager/Director.
• Hiring and off-hiring access equipment.
• Sourcing and booking accommodation and transport.
• Ordering materials and stock.
• Chasing outstanding retention payments and invoices.
• Assisting with technical drawings/scaling.
• Providing administrative support for meetings.
• Basic administering of the HR records.
• Resolving administrative problems.
• Analyse and report data.
• Creating new and bespoke documents.

Working Week

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm


Requirements & Prospects


A minimum of 5 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents).

Desired Skills

  1. • Computer literate; IT skills and experience are desirable.
  2. • Anyone 18 or over would be ideal but not essential (due to this making the role more versatile and meaning the candidate could gain more experience in other areas of the business)
  3. • A driving licence and transport would be ideal but not essential.

Personal Qualities

  1. Personable and friendly
  2. Confident and professional
  3. Self-motivated/Driven
  4. Enthusiastic
  5. An interest in the construction industry is desirable

Future Prospects

Permanent opportunity for the right person.

  • Apprenticeship Length
    12 Months
  • Training Provider
    Aspire Achieve Advance Ltd
  • Academy Location


The Apprentice will work towards a L3 Advanced Apprenticeship for Business and Administration Professionals.

The qualification will consist of:
• Advanced Apprenticeship in Business and Administration.
• Level 3 Diploma in Business and Administration.
• Level 2 Functional Skills English, Maths & ICT (if applicable).

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)