Business Administration Apprentice – Cambourne

Business administrator (Level 3)
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Overview

Date Posted: 15/05/24
Start Date: 09/06/24
An opportunity has arisen within Finance Business Team alongside the Insurance Business Partner at South Cambridgeshire District Council for a highly motivated individual to work as part of our dedicated team. We’re seeking someone proactive, enthusiastic, and with excellent communication skills.

Job Description

The successful candidate will support the Insurance Business Partner in the running of the whole insurance function for the council. You will learn the process of managing an insurance claim from start to finish. This position will mostly involve using administration and communication skills with the need to think on your feet.  You will quickly learn the importance of prioritising your workload to deadlines in a fast-paced changing environment. This is a great opportunity for anyone wanting to have a career in administration but not sure in what direction to go. Basic recognised training in the insurance field will be provided.  

Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Supporting the Insurance Business Partner in the day to day running of the Insurance function 
  • Liaising with the insurers and brokers with details of claims  
  • Managing the insurance database and keeping all claims files accurate and up to date 
  • Assisting with gathering data for the annual insurance renewals 
  • Answering emails and dealing with correspondence on claims 
  • Liaising internally with all departments on claims in their areas 
  • This position requires a good level of standard education with ideally GCSE C or above in English and Maths.  

We are currently taking part in a 4 day working week (32 hours per week) to improve recruitment and retention and support the wellbeing of our colleagues. You can read more about it here 4-day week trial or talk to us about the detail of this flexible benefit we have been offering.

If you would like an informal discussion regarding this vacancy, please contact Emma Wilshaw or Farzana Ahmed, Telephone 07761 329321 or email [email protected], or [email protected] 

Skills Required
  • Communication skills
  • IT skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
Training

Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider, supporting over 4,000 learners and 1,500 organisations. Paragon Skills has some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry.

It has an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating and an overall achievement rate of 71.4%, exceeding the national average of 65.6%. Using a blended approach, learners are always at the forefront of our priorities. All learners are assigned a Personal Tutor who will be their main point of contact.

This involves regular catch-ups, check-in emails and calls. Your employer will agree to give you 20% of your working hours solely towards your study.

This will give you every chance to achieve the highest grade possible! On completion of this 12 month apprenticeship you will have gained; Apprenticeship in Business Administration Level 3.

Prospects
Possibility of a full time role after the completion of the apprenticeship

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