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Trainee Insurance Consultant/Administrator.

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Trainee Insurance Consultant/Administrator.

AS Insurance (Hemsworth) http://www.as-insurance.co.uk/

are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual wanting to start a career within the General Insurance Industry. The role will include dealing with customers face to face and over the phone for new enquiries, adjustments and policy renewals along with general administration duties.

Full training will be given although computer knowledge would be a benefit. Salary will be at least the National Minimum wage.

Applicants must have GCSE English & Maths at grade C and above.

If you are interested please email your CV to kaye@as-insurance.co.uk

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Parliamentary Apprenticeship with Andrea Jenkyns MP

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Location: Constituency office, Queen Street, Morley, Leeds.

Hours: 40 hours per week. Depending on age this role may include working on the occasional Saturday with time off in lieu.

Salary: In line with the current minimum wage rate for an apprentice.

Details:

This 12 month apprenticeship scheme combines ‘on the job’ training, working for Andrea Jenkyns MP in her constituency office, with a formal qualification in Business & Administration.

The successful candidate will work in an office assistant role and will be entitled to two hours study time a week to carry out your study towards a BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration qualification.

Main purpose:

To play an important support role within the MP’s constituency office. Completing a course of study and obtaining work related professional qualification. You must have a keen interest in politics and a can-do attitude. Roles & responsibilities:

  • Dealing with all types of correspondence
  • Handling telephone enquiries
  • Creating and maintaining information on systems and databases in accordance with data protection laws
  • Conducting research on a wide range of issues
  • Responding to basic constituent queries
  • Assisting with casework

Required abilities and experience:

  • Understand the office’s objectives and targets
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and multi-task
  • Excellent attention to detail, spelling and grammar with a high level of accuracy
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Must have strong initiative and excellent organisational skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, email and the internet including social media

Eligibility Criteria:

  • GCSE Maths and English at grade A*-C (GCSE certificates will be required).
  • GCSE ICT at A*-C desirable but not necessary.

Closing Date: Thursday 27th July

-There will be a written exercise issued Friday 28th which is due in by Monday 31st July

Interview/Start Dates:

Interviews will take place on the 2nd August, for a target start date of the week commencing 14th August

How to apply:

Please email a CV and covering letter to alex.lancaster@parliament.uk. In your covering letter please answer the following questions:

  • What are your strengths? (eg Team working, organising etc)
  • Why are you a good addition to an MP’s office?
  • What sort of issues do you think people write into their MPs about?
  • Is there anything we can do to help you at an interview? (eg do you need a signer, information in Braille etc)
  • What are your interests and achievements?
  • What interests you about working for an MP? (maximum 250 words)
  • What are your future career aspirations? (maximum 250 words)

If you have any questions about the role please contact Alex Lancaster on 0207 219 5798.

 

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