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Apprentice (Business Administration Support Service)

Employer: Medway Council

  • Reference: R527RS
  • Published on: Wed 17/05/2017 13:16 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 30/05/2017 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Contract
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: Apprentice Level 2 - £129.50 per week
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR

Fixed Term Contract 12 – 18 months

The Business and Administration Support Service of Medway Council are looking for an apprentice in Business and Administration. We are offering this opportunity to the right candidate who is prepared and willing to work hard. There will be a requirement to commit to study as part of the apprenticeship programme and to produce an NVQ portfolio in Business and Administration. Advice and support will be available for this. We require an excellent work ethic, excellent timekeeping and commitment to learn through study and work. Candidates should have a good level of education including English and Maths.

Our offer is an excellent insight and training in the world of administration, with support from managers and colleagues in our service to go on to complete the programme. At the end of the apprenticeship our aim is for all apprentices to feel ready and able to apply for permanent jobs with the experience and qualifications they will have gained. The successful candidate will form part of an apprenticeship group for the service and maybe asked to work from different locations or teams.

As a service we have an excellent track record of our apprentices having successfully gained permanent employment either with the council (through a competitive interview process) or in other public services or private companies.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate all essential requirements as listed in the job profile.

Medway is a unitary authority in South East England with superb transport links to London.

The council understands that a motivated workforce is the most important factor for it to be successful and achieve its aims. It’s vital that employees feel rewarded for their contribution.

As a Medway Council employee you will have the opportunity to develop both professionally and personally by undertaking relevant training opportunities, enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including competitive rates of pay and pension scheme along with access to an employee advice, information and counselling service, employee forums and an employee discount scheme for national and local retailers.

Important Information

If you would like to have an informal discussion with the recruiting manager call Julie Ince on 01634 334413.

Please be advised that if you are not contacted within 3 weeks of the advert closing date then you have not been shortlisted. All recruitment correspondence, including interview letters and contracts of employment will usually be sent out via email.

Please be advised that if you are not contacted within 3 weeks of the advert closing date then you have not been shortlisted.

Please visit http://www.mindfulemployer.net/ for information on how Medway Council put good practices in place to ensure employees and job applicants who declare mental health issues receive the right level of support.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time prior to the closing date.

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