Shekinah MissionPlymouth

Accounts / Finance Assistant Apprentice

£146.25 - Weekly


Start: 03 February 2022
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Why We Need You

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Why We Need You

An exciting opportunity has arisen with Shekinah to join our team. This is a fantastic opportunity to utilise your skills and experience to really make a difference to peoples’ lives.

  • To support and contribute to the delivery of Shekinah’s services.
  • To maintain a positive and friendly organisational image when in contact with visitors, colleagues, people using Shekinah services and vendors in person, online, or via telephone.
  • Act as a role model in all you do and represent the organisation professionally and positively in accordance with our behaviours and values.
  • General administrative-related tasks in relation to the job role.
  • Attending staff and team meetings when necessary.
  • Work within relevant Health and Safety guidelines to maximise the safety of people using Shekinah services and staff.
  • To develop professionally and to identify opportunities to improve the level of service Shekinah offers to the people using our services.
  • Utilise knowledge skills and experience to recognise difficult or challenging situations and use appropriate communication skills.
  • Follow all policies and procedures and in particular those in respect of Risk Assessment and Safety Planning, Professional Boundaries and Lone Working, Safeguarding Adults and Safeguarding Children and other good practice guidelines or legislative requirements as required.
  • Any other reasonable duties required of you in your role as required.This job description covers the current range of duties and will be reviewed from time to time. It is Shekinah’s aim to reach agreement on changes, but if agreement is not possible, Shekinah reserves the right to change this job.


Shekinah is a homelessness charity based in Plymouth and Torbay. It provides a holistic range of homelessness services including hostel accommodation, training, a Restorative Justice service, charity shops and social enterprises.


GCSE grade C/4 or above in maths and English or equivalents. 

  • The ability to examine data to identify issues
  • The ability to reconcile data to minimise the chance of errors
  • The ability to plan and review work
  • Recognise and rectify errors.
  • Supports colleagues and collaborates to achieve results
  • Builds working relationships within own team and other parts of the organisation
  • Be aware of their impact on others.
  • Deals effectively with a range of stakeholders using appropriate communication methods to deliver accurate and timely results
  • Avoids jargon and uses the correct technical terms where appropriate
  • Demonstrates good listening and speaking skills to be able to communicate effectively in the right manner.
  • Successfully implements changes that are required, as directed
  • Displays an ongoing commitment to learning and self-improvement
  • Seeks feedback and acts on it to improve their performance.


Address: Bath Street, Plymouth - PL1 3LT

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