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Apprentice Administration Assistant
  • Employer: Lancaster City Council
  • Reference: 112_20
  • Published: Fri 26/02/2021, 14:55 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 16/03/2021, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £6.45 per hour
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Palatine Hall, Lancaster, Lancashire

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Apprentice Administration Assistant

Lancaster City Council are pleased to offer a great opportunity for an enthusiastic, confident, and self-motivated individual to join our Council Housing Administration Team as an Admin Assistant.

As an apprentice you will work towards a Business Administration Level 3 qualification, which is expected to take approximately 12 - 18 months to complete.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate good organisational skills, have a keen eye for detail and a willingness to learn about all aspects of the Council Housing systems. This role involves general administrative duties as required. 

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, the successful candidate will be appointed to the permanent post of Administration Assistant. The role is 37 hours per week a week on Grade 6 (SCP 04 - 07), which is £18,933 to £20,092 per annum. The starting salary will be SCP 04, £18,933 per annum. The successful candidate will receive an increment on an annual basis until they reach the top of the grade

The hours of work for this position are 37 hours per week, working Monday to Friday based at Palatine Hall although the candidate may initially be required to work from home due to COVID restrictions.

The Council currently operates an excellent Flexible Working Hours Scheme which applies to this post. Subject to the needs of this business, this may allow employees to work between the hours of 6:00am-10:30pm. 

Please note: In order to be eligible for this apprenticeship your current qualifications in the subject area of Business Administration cannot be higher than the level of this apprenticeship. If you would like to contact us regarding this please email

Earlier last year Lancaster City Council unanimously declared a climate emergency and will therefore work towards reducing carbon emissions to net-zero by 2030. As part of this role, you will be expected to participate and work towards reducing carbon emissions.

We are a Forces Friendly employer, and an Armed Forces Covenant committed organisation. We welcome applications from defence reserves and other members of our armed forces community.

Excellent benefits include: A Local Government Pension Scheme (the Council makes a 15.5% contribution). Discounted gym membership and discount on days out, activities and retail.


Interview date: Monday, 22 March 2021