Apprentice Community Transport Officer
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
£8,913 - £17,189p.a. subject to Age (see below)
Hours per week:
37hours per week
Cowpen Depot, Billingham
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 Community Transport Officer.
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 assist the Community Transport team in the effective and efficient day to day functions associated with the provision of a safe, high quality, customer focused transport service. You will work towards completion of the below apprenticeship qualification whilst receiving valuable work experience.
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: All candidates are required to meet the essential requirements set out below. Please address in your application how you meet the following:
• Minimum 5 GCSEs Grade C/4 or above or equivalent Level 2 qualifications (must include English & Maths)
• IT Skills – Microsoft Office (Word & Excel)
• Good communication skills - listening, spoken and written
• Demonstrate the Council’s Behaviours which underpin the Culture Statement.
• Motivated and positive attitude
APPRENTICESHIP QUALIFICATION: You will be given appropriate paid time off work, to attend Leeds College of Building on Block Release (Travel & Accommodation will be provided) and work towards completion of the Transport Planning Technician Apprenticeship – Level 3 apprenticeship qualification. PLEASE NOTE: You must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level as this apprenticeship in the same or 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: 33 MONTHS
• Under 18 years old, £4.62per hour, £8,913per year
• 18 to 20 years old, £6.56per hour, £12,656per year
• 21 to 22 years old, £8.36per hour, £16,128per year
• 23 years and over, £8.91per hour, £17,189per 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 Sammyjo Saunders, Community Transport Manager on 01642 524498 or email: Sammyjo.Saunders@stockton.gov.uk