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Recruitment Apprentice

Employer: Medway Commercial Group (MCG)

  • Reference: OCELOTAPP1
  • Published on: Mon 04/09/2017 15:10 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 17/09/2017 23:50 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Contract
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £130 per week ( Level 3 Apprentice)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Innovation Centre, Maidstone Rd, Blue Bell Hill, Chatham, Kent

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic apprentice, with good communication and interpersonal skills, to join our recruitment team.

We are seeking an apprentice to join us to provide administrative support as well as assisting in the provision of a first point of contact for queries from recruiting managers, our temps and members of the public.

Delivering a range of administrative support services you will undertake word processing, data input, scanning, advising on the JobsGoPublic ATS, filing, advertising job vacancies, managing applications and registering prospective employees with our agency.

We are offering this opportunity to the right candidate who is prepared 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 Administration, for which you will receive advice and support.

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 qualification they will have gained.

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.

As an Apprentice with Medway Commercial Group, you will be a valued member of our Apprenticeship Academy. We will encourage and support you to realise your potential. You will have the opportunity to learn from colleagues who are experts in their field and gain insights that can only come from real world experience

We will support you every step of the way for you to succeed in your apprenticeship and help you to become the best version of yourself.

An openness to review and reflect on your performance and progress is important as well as the willingness to accept feedback that will help you to develop and grow in this role.

In return we offer you:

  • 23 days paid annual leave
  • Access to wider training and development qualifications
  • Flexible working scheme
  • Free NUS Apprentice Extra Card- student discounts at 100’s of retailers
  • Student rates for Medway Council Leisure Centres
  • Student rates for Medway Council Libraries plus free e-books
  • Discounted Arriva bus travel

Important Information

If you would like to have an informal discussion with the recruiting manager call Simon or Alex on 01634 560800

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 visit 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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