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Job Reference 1806853Admin / Accounts Assistant (apprentice)Due to the growth of our business, we are looking to add to our administration team. We are looking for someone to shadow our existing admin and accounts team members. After time when the applicant is ready, they will be given their own responsibilities to help support the business.

Apprenticeship Summary

You will be admin support. 

You will have the ability to prioritise tasks and organise personal workload in order to meet deadlines and departmental targets. 

This is a varied role, which requires the successful candidate to have excellent communication and organisational skills, be able to multi-task and take real ownership. A good knowledge of Microsoft Office is preferred. 

This is a chance to be part of a first-rate team that values your contributions and treats you as an integral part of the firm from day one, in a work environment fuelled by positive, motivated individuals committed to success.

There are future career prospects and a strong focus on personal development.

Duties will initially include, but are not limited to:

  • Answering the phone & directing calls
  • Inputting invoices on to our “easybuild” computer system
  • Managing our Sub Contractor data base, raising purchase orders
  • Assisting the accounts & procurement departments in general
  • From time to time you may be called to help assist our engineering team with printing drawings and putting documents together

The MCS team participate in various charity challenges throughout the year, as part of the MCS team you can take part in any capacity, raising money, assistance in event organisation and taking part in a challenge. Or if it’s not you that’s fine.

We also put on various company social events throughout the year which you can attend if you choose.

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Closing Date:
22 Jan 2022

£175.00, Weekly

Working week:
Monday to Friday with some day release to the Filton Campus of SGS College. Shifts TBC. Total hours per week: 35.00

Expected duration:
18 months

Possible start date:
14 Feb 2022

Date posted:
1 week ago

Apprenticeship level:

Reference number:

1 available


Elaine Baillie07920181729
[email protected]

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer literate, tech-savvy, familiarity with using MS Word, Excel. Easybuild (training will be given)
  • Good written and verbal communication and attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • The ideal candidate will possess a positive ‘can do’ attitude and a willingness to learn and gain new experience
  • An ability to work effectively both individually and as part of a team
  • Ability to pick up new processes and tools quickly
  • A positive, professional and enthusiastic approach to work
  • Creative, well organised and self-motivated
  • Must be able to handle highly confidential situations with professionalism and tact

Desired qualifications

You must be able to demonstrate you have adequate English and maths levels. You will be required to complete an English and maths assessment as part of the selection process. (This will be done at SGS College, Filton). You will be supported by SGS College to achieve an English and maths qualification if you don't hold one.

Future prospects

On completion of your apprenticeship, it could be career progression opportunities in various areas of the business. Good training and career progression opportunities.

Things to consider

Please ensure you can get to this location for work.

Applications will only be accepted through the National Apprenticeship Website, https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship .

BRISTOL: If your application is successful, you will be contacted by South Gloucestershire & Stroud College (normally via email) to invite you to attend a pre interview and initial assessment.  Please ensure that you also check your junk/spam inbox for emails.

If you are successful at this stage, you will then be invited to attend an interview with the employer.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

About the employer

MCS is an independently owned Building Services provider who specialise in the design, installation & delivery of building services solutions, covering all aspects of mechanical and electrical engineering installations.

Our unique culture is part of our DNA and it’s an underpaying factor in our success. We offer a service which is innovative and client focused, we collaborate with our customers and supply chain partners to ensure we share common values. Going the extra mile for our customers is something that’s ingrained into our entire organisation, we are continuing to grow a reputation for providing a high-quality service and consistently delivering projects to our client’s requirements.

We have a proven track record for delivering large complex corporate headquarters to small regional office fit out projects for over a decade, we have delivered these fit-out installations on-time, on-budget and to an exceptional level of quality. We achieve this success for our customers with sound processes and proven delivery methods, driven by our customer focused management team.

We are located on the outskirts of Bristol and our location within the M4 corridor makes us ideally places to carry out work throughout the South East and South West of the country.

Maintenance & Contracting Services Ltd

The Alpha Centre
BS37 5NG


  • Business Administration Apprenticeship in Business Administration Level 3
  • Business Administration Level 3 Diploma
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (where applicable)

The Apprenticeship will be delivered by a South Gloucestershire & Stroud College Assessor and you will be required to attend the Filton Campus to complete some of your learning.

You will be required to complete company training to include both remote and face to face learning, as well as learning about various aspects of the business.

Training Provider
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College

Elaine Baillie07920181729
[email protected]

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