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Business Administration Apprentice - Social Work and Professional Standards

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
07/10/2019
Advert End Date:
01/11/2019 12:00
Salary:
£5/hour (£185/week)
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Apprenticeships
Vacancy ID:
192104
Employment Location:
Seafield House, Redcar
Closing date:
1 Nov
Further Information

This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.

We have many reasons to be proud of our existing services for children, young people and their families in Redcar and Cleveland. We have a passionate workforce who are committed to supporting children and young people to feel safe, healthy, happy and ready to learn and achieve. We respect everyone as equally valued members of our community by listening to their views and using their opinions to help shape our services.

Are you the right person to help us to develop a brighter future for our children?

If you share the ethos of Redcar and Cleveland’s Children and Families Directorate, this could be the opportunity you are looking for.


Are you looking for an opportunity to gain an NVQ level 2 in Business Administration qualification whilst gaining valuable work experience? Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council has an exciting new opportunity within the Social Work & Professional Standards Unit.

The unit is responsible for the Independent Review Officers who chair child protection meetings and reviews for children and young people in the care of the Local Authority; Quality Assurance and Customer Engagement; Workforce Development and the Principal Social Worker.

You will gain valuable work experience supporting the team with general business support tasks such as scanning, post duties, updating spreadsheets, taking telephone messages for the teams, booking rooms and convening meetings. You will gain a broad understanding about the working of the unit and vital service we deliver to some of the most vulnerable children in our Borough.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working, positive individual who is self-motivated and able to work using their own initiative as well as being a team player. The successful candidate will be committed to providing an excellent service and be willing to learn and develop their knowledge.

As an apprentice you will be eligible to apply for Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council’s internal job vacancies as and when they arise within the Council.

Please see attached job description and person specification for further detailed information.

For an informal discussion, please contact Ang Garbutt 01642 771776
Apprenticeship opportunities are open to anyone over the age of 16 years old with no upper age limit. You will need a commitment to attend training to attain the appropriate level of functional skills (Maths, English and ICT) if these have not already been achieved.

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council recognises the value apprenticeships can bring to the local community, boosting skills and employment prospects. We employ Apprentices as a key part of our own workforce offering a high quality pathway to a variety of successful careers and gaining recognised qualifications to ensure the Council are meeting its current and future skills needs.

Join us for invaluable hands-on work experience, a qualification all whilst earning a highly competitive salary and receiving excellent terms and conditions of employment.