A new opportunity has arisen to join a business based in Doncaster. They are looking for an enthusiastic apprentice to join their optical team. The selected candidate will learn the business administration side and optical side of a small business who are experienced and trusted.

The business administration role, for the right individual, will include the below:

  • reception skills – including answering and making phone calls and greeting customers at the front desk
  • dealing with post, incoming and outgoing
  • printing recalls and photocopying record cards
  • faxing referrals
  • dealing with general enquiries
  • use and maintain stock, stationery, and supplies
  • usage of Microsoft, mainly Word and Excel
  • filing
  • dealing with invoices and statements
  • money handling and cashing up
  • store and receive data
  • send, receive, and manage e-mails
  • use data management software (Optisoft)

Desired skills

  • confident telephone manner
  • good IT skills
  • teamwork and communication skills, but can work off own initiative
  • ability to prioritise
  • understand the Data Protection Act and why we use it

Personal qualities

  • a friendly and approachable manner
  • ability to be creative and think of own ideas, but able to follow instructions
  • a keen eye for detail and displays
  • ability to understand the customer’s needs

Desired qualifications

GCSE (or equivalent) grades A*-D/9-3 in English and maths.

About the employer

Business administration apprenticeship opportunity in Doncaster. This business has been serving the community for over ten years from the market town of Tickhill and has established themselves as the towns local opticians.

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