We are looking to recruit an apprentice to join the Diocesan Central Services Team, based in Bowen House, 59 Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7JE.

The role involves general administrative work with a focus on reception and switchboard.  Meeting and greeting people at the door; answering the phone and forwarding calls and messages; making refreshments for meetings; dealing with incoming and outgoing post; printing and photocopying; database input and filing are the key responsibilities of this apprenticeship.  However the job holder can expect to be exposed to a range of other administrative tasks.

We expect the apprentice to study for a Business Admin qualification and they will also have the opportunity to attend training courses whilst at the Diocese.

The successful candidate will be self-confident and happy dealing with callers at the office and/or on the phone.  They will be comfortable with IT especially with Outlook, Word and Excel. Not afraid to ask questions and a good communicator will also be essential. As this job is based in the Catholic Church it is important that the job holder is empathetic with the religious nature of the organisation.  

We would like someone to start as soon as possible and pay will be dependent on age and any previous experience. We also provide one day a week off for study.  If you would like to apply for this role or would like more information please email HR@rcaos.org.uk.