Apprentice Internal Audit Practitioner

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 30/07/2021 23:59
Starting Salary £10,209. Fixed Term 18 Months
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Closing date:
30 Jul
Further Information

Contract: 18 months
Fixed Term Contract
Training Provider: It is envisaged that this training will be delivered in Newcastle but may be delivered virtually.

Job Details

Gateshead is a great place to live, work and visit and Gateshead Council has a clear focus on helping communities to thrive. Resources and Digital Directorate operates at the very core of the Council's operations, working with services to direct financial resources to deliver the Council priorities.

Resources and Digital includes the Council's Internal Audit and Risk Service, providing Internal Audit Services to the Council and a number of external clients. The Service is also responsible for delivering the Council’s Corporate Risk and Corporate Fraud functions.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated Internal Audit Apprentice to join the Service. As an Apprentice you will be a vital part of the team, contributing to the Service’s high performing professional delivery of internal audit, risk and corporate fraud functions whilst working in a dynamic and challenging environment. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain further skills while achieving a level 4 qualification within a professional organisation.

Applications are invited for this fixed term post to help support the Service. The job description is attached and consideration will be given to applicants meeting the criteria.

Required learning commitments: 20% off the job learning (equivalent to 1 day per week) 80% on the job learning. This can include:

taught sessions by the training provider
role play
coaching and mentoring
simulation exercises
online learning
work shadowing
self study and assignment completion
Knowledge and Skills to be covered include:

Commercial Awareness
Corporate Governance and Risk Management
Organisations Business Processes
Risk and Control / Audit Methodology
Building Relationships
Data Analysis
Time Management
System and IT Skills
Assessment: End Point Assessment after the training has been delivered – typically includes a portfolio, project and interview but this may vary.

More in depth information available here: Internal audit practitioner / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

Benefits of working for us….

We know that we can’t achieve our vision without the right team of people.

We expect our employees to work in partnership with colleagues, and to apply their skills effectively with commitment and enthusiasm. In return we do our best to make sure they are happy in their work by listening to their ideas and making them feel welcome.

If successful you will be able to take advantage of:

A standard working week of 37 hours

Fair rates of pay for all colleagues across the business (NJC Job Evaluation Scheme)

Local Government Pension Scheme

Training and personal development opportunities that enable colleagues to reach their full potential

Access to occupational health services including, physiotherapy and counselling services

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Kelly Willoughby.

Online applications only at www.gateshead.gov.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.