Newcastle Trainee

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 01/12/2023 23:59
£21,029 per annum (Real Living Wage)
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Post Number:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
1 Dec
Further Information
Newcastle Trainee opportunities are now available for individuals who are looking to start their careers at Newcastle City Council. As a trainee you will be working within one of our teams, learning a variety of tasks to help build and enhance your skills and experience in work.  

Our Newcastle Trainee get experience of real work with pay in one of our busy teams. Our traineeships are full time (37 hours per week) for 12 weeks and are paid the Real Living Wage.  

About Us 
We work hard to make Newcastle a great place in which to live, work, and visit. As a unitary authority, we are responsible for providing all local government services within the city including social services, waste management, housing, and education. We are committed to making our residents’ lives happier and healthier. 

You will be part of the diverse, talented, and resourceful teams that are striving to deliver our ambitions for our great city. If you are just as passionate and committed as us to making a difference to Newcastle and our people, join us and make a real difference. 

Our colleagues are committed to our values of proud, fair, and ambitious which are at the centre of everything we do. 

The Job 
Newcastle Trainee posts are currently available in the following areas: 

Business Support Teams (2 posts) 

Construction (2 posts) 

Service User Finance (1 post)  

As well as learning on the job, we’ll support you to develop new skills, and to work towards Level 2 Maths and English qualifications if you don’t already have them. 

The Candidate 
You will be looking to take your first steps in a new career, with a strong desire to learn. You don’t need any work experience or particular qualifications to be successful in this role, but if you are motivated, can resolve problems, and have some experience of being part of a team then this opportunity could be for you. Your experience can be from school, volunteering, or from other activities such as sports clubs or interest groups. We welcome applications from all ages (18+) and backgrounds.  

Further Information and Applying 
See the supporting documents for the full job description and further details on each of the opportunities currently available, including who to contact for further information on each of the roles. When you apply, you’ll need to tell us which of these areas you are interested in (please only pick one).  

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk, select 'Apply Now' and complete our online application form. 

Any communication sent to you regarding your application will be sent to the email address you have set up on your Northeast Jobs account, so you will need to ensure that you check your inbox.

Interviews for these roles will take place in early December, with appointments expected to commence in Jan 2024.

You may also get support in applying by contacting Skills Hub. Send a text to 07977730739, call 0191 277 4125, or email skillshub@newcastle.gov.uk and you’ll receive a call back from to provide you with information about accessing support based on your circumstances.
Please note
This job is closed for applications.