Print Assistant Apprentice (Print Unit)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 10/07/2022 23:59
£4.81 per hour
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
County Hall, Morpeth, NE61 2UA
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Closing date:
10 Jul
Further Information

Job Title: Print Assistant Apprentice (Print Unit)
Employment Location: County Hall, Morpeth, NE61 2EF?

The Council
Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.

For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

The Service
We are looking for a highly motivated person to work within a busy section dealing with external and Internal customers. Giving support to departments within the council and working to daily deadlines also undertakes all associated tasks within the Print Unit

Undertaken individually or as part of a team, these are examples of some of the duties that may be expected/ develop into:

You must have a good general standard of literacy and numeracy and good verbal/stroke communication/IT skills
Handling/processing deliveries, lifting and handling of stock
Printing on production kit and wide format
Scanning/photocopying and print finishing will be required
Provide an effective and efficient service to internal and external customers
Deal with customers face to face and on the telephone
Individually or part of a team giving office support using information systems accuracy and confidentiality required at all times

In addition to this our aims are to:
The duties and responsibilities highlighted in this Job Description are indicative and may vary over time. Post holders are expected to undertake other duties and responsibilities relevant to the nature, level and extent of the post gaining many skills in digital print.

Although applicants do not need to have any prior experience, they must be willing to undertake duties and training to gain experience in Level 3 Print Assistant Apprenticeship, all responsibilities will be supported with offsite apprenticeship training.

Our Apprenticeships are structured training programmes which give you the opportunity to gain on the job experience whilst working towards a recognised apprenticeship standard. They help you gain the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in your chosen industry. Getting into employment earlier means there's lots of potential for you to progress in your career quickly. More information can be found in the attached job description and person specification.

We are offering:
- Opportunity to progress into a permanent role
- 25 Days annual leave, including bank holidays
- Access to high quality training, supporting you to gain a Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship
- Apprenticeship wage, rising to national minimum wage after 365 days.
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
- A wide range of staff benefits
- A year’s free membership to the Totum Student Discount Card
- IT equipment to support your learning (if required)

Essential requirements:
- GCSE Maths and English (Grade 4/c or equivalent)
- Must be willing to attend off site/ Virtual apprenticeship training with Northumberland Skills

How do I apply?
Please complete the application form by following this link or clicking on the 'Apply Now' button - https://nland.uk/ApprenticeshipApplyNow

Outline how you match the requirements of this role based on the information included with the Job Description.

Complete and return your completed application form to: hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk

ALL POSTS CLOSE: midnight Sunday 10th July 2022.

Please note that successful applicants must be able to attend an interview/assessment in July. This role will start in September 2022

For further information about this vacancy, please contact apprenticeshipenquiries@northumberland.gov.uk for an informal discussion.

For guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please click here.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applications who meet the essential criteria. If you wish to notify us of your eligibility for this scheme please email hrrecruitnent@northumberland.gov.uk with your name and the job title you have applied for and one of the recruitment team will ensure this is factored in the shortlisting process and kept anonymous. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please also let the team know.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.