Apprentice Homelessness Preventions Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 20/06/2021 23:59
£8,913 - £17,189p.a. subject to Age (see below)
Hours per week:
37hours per week
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Borough of Stockton on Tees
Number of posts:
Closing date:
20 Jun
Further Information


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 Homelessness Preventions 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: Working within the Homelessness and Housing Solutions Team, you will assist to provide a front-line service to customers across the Borough of Stockton-on-Tees who are experiencing housing issues and enabling customers to access service in accordance with Homelessness Legislation. Supporting clients to ensure they are healthy safe and protected from harm, you will have the opportunity to assist the Housing Solutions and Rough Sleepers Team to find suitable placements for any customers who are in a Homeless situation.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: All candidates are required to meet the essential requirements set out below. Please address in your application how you meet the following:
• Level 2 Functional Skills in English & Maths / GCSE Grade C/4 or above
• Good IT Skills and able to use Microsoft Office
• Experience working as part of a team (this could be in a sporting, educational, work or social setting)
• Ability to communicate confidently and in a pleasant manner, both orally and in writing
• Ability to solve problems logically
• Demonstrates the behaviours that underpin the Council’s Culture Statement.

APPRENTICESHIP QUALIFICATION: You will be given appropriate paid time off work, to attend College and work towards completion of Housing and Property Management L3 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.


• 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 Julie Lathan Team Manger Homelessness and Housing Solutions on 01642 528670 or email: Julie.Lathan@Stockton.gov.uk

Interview Date: Thursday 1st July 2021

Please note
This job is closed for applications.