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Business Administration Apprentice - Wellbeing and Independence Service (Adult Care)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
24/09/2018
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 19/10/2018 12:00
Salary:
£5/hour (£185/week)
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Apprenticeships
Vacancy ID:
179643
Employment Location:
Jervaulx Care Home

Job details 

Closing date:
19 Oct


Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.

The Adults & Communities Directorate, consists of four strands, Adult Social Care, Community Development, Neighbourhoods and Public Health. Our aims are to continue to provide essential and highly valued services and to build capacity to enable local communities to make lasting change, improve quality of life, prosperity and the environment. As a directorate we lead on developing a culture of co-operation and co production, respecting and nurturing the skills and talents of local people and enabling them to fulfil their potential.

Are you looking for an opportunity to gain a Level 2 Business Administration Apprenticeship whilst gaining valuable work experience? Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council has an exciting new opportunity within the Wellbeing & Independence Service at Jervaulx Care Home.

The team are responsible for the care and provisions of adults aged 18-65 with a primary diagnosis of a Learning Disability. The team aims to provide the highest level of residential care, short breaks and independent living training to clients with a wide range of needs and disabilities.

You will gain valuable work experience supporting the team. You will obtain skills and experience covering a wide range of administration duties including; photocopying, note taking, following up actions, typing, answering the telephone, filing, sending emails/letters as appropriate. You will work alongside the management team liaising appropriately with colleagues, providers, service users and other customers through a range of communication methods (verbal, written, email, telephone.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working, positive individual who is self-motivated and able to work using their own initiative as well as being a team player. The successful candidate will be committed to providing an excellent service and be willing to learn and develop their knowledge.

As an apprentice you will be eligible to apply for Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council’s internal job vacancies as and when they arise within the Council.
Please see attached job description and person specification for further detailed information.

For an informal discussion, please contact Michelle Skjelhaug: Registered Manager - 01287 653814

Apprenticeship opportunities are open to anyone over the age of 16 years old with no upper age limit. You will need a commitment to attend training to attain the appropriate level of functional skills (Maths, English and ICT) if these have not already been achieved.

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council recognises the value apprenticeships can bring to the local community, boosting skills and employment prospects. We employ Apprentices as a key part of our own workforce offering a high quality pathway to a variety of successful careers and gaining recognised qualifications to ensure the Council are meeting its current and future skills needs.

Join us for invaluable hands-on work experience, a qualification all whilst earning a highly competitive salary and receiving excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Any queries please contact Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council's Apprentice Team on 01642 444464.

The council is an accredited Investors in People employer at gold level and holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

The authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure & barring service check (DBS) will be sought.

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