Apprentice Careers Adviser
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37hours per week
Borough of Stockton on Tees
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 Careers Adviser .
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.
We are looking for someone who wants to start a new career or take their career to the next level. Someone with a passion and drive to support our young people to achieve, with creativity and a drive to solving problems!
Youth Direction provide services to young people who have a wide variety of support needs, across a wide range of settings. Within Youth Direction Careers+ we focus on supporting, encouraging and enabling young people to make the most of their lives through succeeding in learning at school and beyond. We hold IAG delivery contracts with a number of schools and colleges throughout the North East, and support Targeted and vulnerable young people in Stockton schools and through their transitions to college, training, Apprenticeships, university and work.
If successful, we will provide you with intensive practice development within Youth Direction working alongside our Participation Advisers and Careers Advisers in mainstream and special schools, in colleges and other learning providers, and with young people who have become disengaged from learning, all whilst working towards a formal qualification (see below)
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: All candidates are required to meet the essential requirements set out below and as stated in the personal statement. Please address in your application how you meet the following:
• Level 3 qualification (e.g. A-levels / BTEC)
• Experience of team working and working with members of the public
• Organisational and interpersonal skills
• Good communication skills both written and oral
• Good IT skills including the use of Word, Excel, Outlook
• Adaptable and flexible approach
APPRENTICESHIP QUALIFICATION: You will be given appropriate paid time off work for your studies, to work towards completion of a Career Development Professional – Level 6 Apprenticeship. 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: 24 MONTHS
• £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 Mandie Rowlands – Service Lead Youth Direction on 01642 527241 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Ian Caley – Guidance & Participation Manager on 07539 290199 or email@example.com