Early Help Business Support Apprentice
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£185.00 per week (£5.00 per hour)
Various Family Hub & Youth Centres across the Borough
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.
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, 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.
If you share the ethos of Redcar and Cleveland’s Children and Families Directorate, this could be the opportunity you are looking for.
Our award winning apprenticeship scheme provides a perfect way to earn a wage while you gain vital work experience and a nationally recognised qualification We recognise the value apprenticeships can bring to the local community, boosting skills and employment prospects and in addition you will be eligible to apply for internal job vacancies as and when they arise within the Council.
About the Role
Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council has an exciting new apprentice opportunity within the Early Help Service.
You will gain valuable work experience supporting the business support team both in various youth and community centres across the borough, as well as in the Family Hubs team; spending roughly half of your time in each service area over the course of your apprenticeship to see the range of support and services available for 0-5 year olds and those aged 13-19 years old.
The role is varied and will include providing administrative support such as minute taking, filing and sending letters, using case management systems and support with setting up youth clubs or family hub activity sessions.
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.
Would like to find out more? Please see attached job description and person specification for further detailed information or for an informal discussion, please contact Wendy Smith, Business Support Officer on 07970 427709 about this specific job role or alternatively please call the apprenticeship team on 01642 444464 (or email email@example.com).
During your apprenticeship you will be working towards the nationally recognised Business Administrator, level 3 qualification at Redcar Adult Learning, based in Redcar College.
Apprenticeship opportunities are open to anyone over the age of 16 years old with no upper age limit.
You will need to have a minimum of:
Grade 4 (equivalent to Grade C or above) at GCSE English and Maths or functional skills level 2 qualification in English and Maths.
You will need to be committed/willing to work towards the level 3 qualification. Applicants who have already achieve business administration level 3 or higher will not be eligible to apply.
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.
This is a fixed-term contract for 18 months. National Minimum Wage for your age will apply after the first year.
How to apply
Apply through North-East Jobs (www.northeastjobs.org.uk), further details can be found on our website www.redcar-cleveland.gov.uk/apprenticeships.
Please ensure when completing your application that you refer to the job description and essential criteria on the Person Specification when completing your application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interviews. Further information can be found within apprenticeship application form guidance document available on our website and North-East Jobs.