Level 3 – Administration Apprentice (Localities)

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council

Apprenticeship summary

Operational In-House Services – are looking to recruit an Administration Apprentice who is committed and motivated to complete the 21 month programme. Duties will include providing general administrative support such as photocopying, filing, emailing, maintaining computerised records, invoice charges.

Apply To Vacancy

Closing date: March 1, 2024

LCR BeMore
£9,884.16 to £19,506.24
Total hours per week:
Expected duration (weeks):
Positions (available):
Date posted:
February 6, 2024
Possible start date:
May 1, 2024
Apprenticeship level:


  • Provide general administrative support, e.g. photocopying, filing, emailing, completion of documentation, responding to routine correspondence
  • Maintain manual and computerised records and / or management information systems
  • Assist in producing journals / invoices for charges relating to commercial operations within Operational In-House Services
  • Take minutes / notes at meetings and circulate to attendees, e.g. staff meetings / TU discussions (if required)
  • Sorting and distributing internal and external mail
  • Provide routine clerical support in relation to the production and distribution of work
  • Post holder will be trained in the use of all computer systems such as Mayrise, Cleric and Icon
  • Answering telephone calls from both internal and external bodies
  • Operate office equipment, e.g. photocopier; printer etc.
  • Communicate with managers and supervisors on a regular basis and provide information / service updates when requested.     
  • Work as part of a team, appreciating and supporting the role of other people within the team and develop an understanding of the service
  • Attend and participate in meetings as required
  • Undertake personal development through training and other learning activities, including performance management as required
  • Qualification – Level 3 Business Administrator
  • The training will be delivered at the workplace
  • Apprentice will receive on programme support from an Apprenticeship Officer and Careers, Information, Advice and Guidance support during the last 2 months of their Apprenticeship contract
  • Job seeking support is also included


Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council

Sefton Council is a local authority within the Liverpool City Region. Sefton is a diverse and exciting borough and is a great place to live and work. As an employer we can offer a diverse range of job roles across a variety of settings. We offer attractive conditions of service which allow for a good work life balance and invest in our staff through our learning and development programme. Inclusive Recruitment We are proud to be an organisation which embraces diversity and difference. We employ colleagues who each bring their own unique skills to deliver an excellent service to our customers. We always recruit the most talented people for any role, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, race, religion or belief, gender or sexual orientation. We aim to be reflective of the communities that we operate in. We promote diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds. Visit Inclusive Recruitment (sefton.gov.uk) for further information regarding the Council’s approach to Inclusive Recruitment. Equal Opportunities Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview.


Training Provider:


Apprenticeship standard:

Business administrator (level 3)