Team: Children’s Services - Professional Standards
Job Family: CBG1 Providing
Salary: £17,364 per annum pro rata
Base Location: Watling House, Dunstable
Hours: 37 hours per week
Contract Type: Fixed term - 18 months
Closing Date: 21st May 2020
Interview Date: TBC
More about the role: Apprentice Business Support Officer
This is an exciting opportunity to work in the Children’s Services team in Central Bedfordshire Council.
You will be undertaking various duties enabling you to gain broad administrative experience. You will be working at the heart of the organisation with exposure to the full range of services and activities of the council. You will be working, alongside the team, directly with senior managers, Independent Review Officers, Social Workers and other administration staff which helps to build understanding of how Children’s Services work.
The work would be varied and an interesting mix of proactive and reactive work – at the heart of this is ensuring the best outcomes for our most vulnerable children.
If you thrive in a dynamic environment, then this could be a great opportunity for you as no two days will be the same.
Joining us as an apprentice is a great way to get a head start in the world of work. If you are not ready to pick a career just yet, our apprenticeships offer you the chance to gain valuable work experience and a range of transferable skills.
As an apprentice with us you will...
- Earn a wage, get paid holiday and access to a pension scheme
- Gain job-specific skills
- Work alongside experienced staff
- Receive a laptop for work use
- You will get the chance to learn and apply for other roles to progress after you complete your apprenticeship
- Access a range of great benefits including leisure centre discounts, money off driving lessons, discounts at major retailers, theme park entry fees and much more.
If you think like us, care about making a real difference and doing something meaningful, we will help you ‘find your greatness’ through our apprenticeship programme.
Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.
For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Tracey Hulatt at Tracey.email@example.com or on 0300 300 6667
For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The recruitment team at firstname.lastname@example.org
To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Apprentice Business Support Officer Recruitment Pack
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.
To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role. http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx