Business & Employment Growth Administration Apprentice
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Redcar and Cleveland House
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.
Redcar and Cleveland is an area of great contrasts with world class industries (including Teesworks the UK’s largest industrial zone) market towns, visitor destinations, beautiful coastline and stunning countryside. The Council continues to invest in the area to create opportunities for investment and growth. Key to this work is the Growth, Enterprise and Environment directorate which leads on our efforts to build upon successful investment and develop an exciting growth programme that will bring long-term improvements to the local economy and environment, create jobs and build vibrant communities.
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 apprenticeship opportunity within the Business & Employment Growth Service. The team are responsible for attracting new investment to Redcar & Cleveland, helping local businesses to set up and grow, supporting local residents to access training and employment opportunities and learn new skills.
You will gain valuable work experience supporting the team with a range of administrative tasks including dealing with residents, partners and businesses by telephone, email and face to face, managing databases, booking appointments, completing paperwork, filing, photocopying and ordering supplies and stationery.
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.
This is a fixed-term contract for 18 months. National Minimum Wage for your age will apply after the first year.
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 Clare Stanton, Lead Business Investment Advisor on 01642 444340 or Daniel Adams on 01287 644761 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 at 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 achieved Business Administration Level 3 or higher will be ineligible 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.
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.