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Apprentice Digital Services Designer (Degree)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
28/05/2021
Advert End Date:
20/06/2021 23:59
Salary:
£9.62per hour, £18,562per year
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Apprenticeships
Vacancy ID:
208343
Employment Location:
Municipal Buildings, Stockton
Number of posts:
1
Closing date:
20 Jun
Further Information

TO START SEPTEMBER 2021

We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic people to join us on an apprenticeship programme. If you're looking for the opportunity to make a real difference and follow a stimulating and rewarding career, we would welcome an application from you to come and work with us as an Apprentice Digital Services Designer.

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council prides itself on being a great place to work where staff are trusted, valued and supported to make a positive contribution at work. We truly value our Apprentices. We recognise that Apprenticeships help us identify new talent, build new skills in our workforce, increase diversity in the workplace and help us to deliver our ambitious plans.

JOB DESCRIPTION: To participate in the design, development and implementation of digital services, including web content and online interactive customer self-serve solutions. This involves the inclusive design of digital customer experiences and the development of service processes.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: All candidates are required to meet the essential requirements set out below. Please address in your application how you meet the following:
• 120 UCAS points through A-Levels, BTEC or equivalent Level 3 qualification https://www.ucas.com/ucas/tariff-calculator
• Maths and English at Level 2 / GCSE Grade C / 4 or above.
• Experience of using and optimising digital products and services, particularly websites, apps and the Microsoft office toolkit.
• Understand the benefits of user focused digital design.
• Communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.
• Well-developed listening skills and the ability to assimilate important information.
• Deal politely, efficiently and courteously with a wide range of individuals.

APPRENTICESHIP QUALIFICATION: You will be given appropriate paid time off work, to work towards completion of the Digital User Experience (UX) Professional (Integrated Degree) Apprenticeship qualification which upon successful completion will also award you with a BSc(Hons) in Digital User Experience. PLEASE NOTE: You must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level as this apprenticeship or in a similar subject

APPRENTICESHIP BENEFITS: We offer an excellent benefits package for apprentices. You will be given a fixed term contract allowing you sufficient time to complete your apprenticeship qualification (see below), with the potential to secure a longer-term position to grow within the organisation. We will provide you with a dedicated Mentor to support you during your apprenticeship and you will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement as well as access to a number of additional employee benefits and additional learning and development opportunities.

APPRENTICESHIP DURATION: 54 MONTHS

SALARY: £9.62per hour, £18,562per year

HOW TO APPLY: Please ensure you refer to the information included in the Advert, Job Description and Person Specification when completing your online application form. Additional information about current apprenticeship opportunities with Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council can be found on our website: www.stockton.gov.uk/apprenticeships.

If you would like an informal discussion about the apprenticeship opportunity, please contact Corinne Moore, Digital Delivery Manager on 01642 524486 or email: corinne.moore@stockton.gov.uk

INTERVIEW DATES: Between Wednesday 30th June - Friday 2nd July 2021