Apprentice Administrator opportunity

Apprentice Administrator CHI Onwurah MP

We are seeking an apprentice to undertake general Administrative duties in the Constituency office of Chi Onwurah MP (Newcastle upon Tyne Central)

Closing date: 15 Sep 2017

The vacancy is now live at the following link


Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


£151.88 – £264.38

The current National Minimum Wage rates are £4.05 an hour for 16 – 17 year olds, £5.60 an hour for 18 – 20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship(usually one day per week).

  • Working week


37.5 hours Monday – Friday core 9am-5pm Total hours per week: 37.50

Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration


12 months

  • Possible start date


25 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level


Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number



Responsibilities under supervision will include:

  • Use of Microsoft Word & Excel to produce and maintain documents, correspondence, spreadsheets and databases and bulk mailings
  • Use of Outlook e-mail, contacts & calendar for communication and diary management
  • Use of Word Press to publish data on casework as pie charts to web site
  • Use of Social media – Facebook and Twitter
  • Answering the telephone, speaking to callers, taking messages and forwarding appropriately
  • Speaking to visitors to the constituency office
  • Use of internet/Parliamentary intranet for research
  • Opening and directing post and preparing outgoing mail
  • Photocopying & Scanning
  • Maintaining filing system and creating archives
  • Maintaining records of stationery supplies
  • Training to use Caseworker software in order to input and retrieve data, create responses & produce mail outs
  • To undertake other duties as directed

The applicant must work well in a team, have confidence in dealing with a range of situations and people, work accurately and methodically, have good interpersonal, planning and organisational skills.

National minimum wage

Aged 16-17 £4.05/hr

Aged 18-20 £5.60/hr

Aged 21+ £7.05/hr

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