Published on Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Apprentice Insurance Broker

Paterson Insurance Brokers

Job Description:
  • The role will encompass a wide range of duties under full supervision which will start with basic duties such as answering the telephone and forwarding emails to the team.
  • Additional duties will include: Populating Word Documents with pre-worded articles/text. Populating documents with details of claims for presentation to clients.
  • Informing Insurers of changes to an Insurance policy.
  • Keeping our Social Media up to date with pre-prepared articles. Updating our client files on our computer system.
  • We will also involve the individual in some practical experience such as client meeting, Insurer Surveys and general meetings with our working partners.
Desired Skills:
  • Good telephone manner
  • Outgoing personality and desire for career progression
  • Good basic knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
Personal Qualities:
  • Honest and reliable
  • Ability to learn and be adaptable
  • Comfortable in a small working environment (3-4 people in our office)
Desired Qualifications:
  • A-C in maths and English GCSE or equivalents
Things to Consider:

Future prospects

The role will provide the successful candidate with an excellent basic knowledge of commercial insurance and can lead to positions such as Account Handler and many move into more senior roles such as Development Executive or Account Executive if this is their chosen path.

Things to consider

The NMW for apprentices is £3.70. per hour
This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18-year-old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

Link to Vacancy:
To Apply:
To apply you need to register on the national apprenticeship website, follow the link above
Closing Date:  13 DEC 2019
Additional Information:

Insurance Brokers specialising in Commercial Insurance for Business. We provide insurance solutions for every type of Business from start-ups to large organisations. Typical policies cover Liability/Property/Motor and other specialist policies in sectors such as Wholesale, Construction, Media and Legal Practices (as an example). We are part of a Network where a large proportion of our back office is supported by an office in Leeds but our Wakefield office requires additional support.

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