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Apprenticeship Support Skills Broker
  • Employer: Halton Borough Council
  • Reference: ECR/21/141853
  • Published: Mon 08/02/2021, 9:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 28/02/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, Between the hours of 09:00 - 17:00 Monday - Friday with some early morning/evening/weekend working as and when required
  • Salary: £28,672 - £31,346 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Halton Borough Council, Cheshire

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Apprenticeship Support Skills Broker

Apprenticeship Support by Be More is looking to recruit two additional Apprenticeship Support Skills Brokers to join their team.

The Apprenticeship Support by Be More contract has responsibility for promoting apprenticeships across the Liverpool City Region delivering:

  • Skills Shows and Events
  • Apprenticeship Support Focussed Outreach events and activities

Apprenticeship Support by Be More is independent and provides impartial professional skills brokerage support to stimulate apprenticeships (at all levels) with residents in the Liverpool City Region.

As the successful candidate, you will establish and build strong working relationships, respond to individual referrals from local partners and agencies and promote apprenticeships solutions to learners, providers and employer ambassadors.

You will take the lead on driving forward the Apprenticeship Support Ambassador Network; stimulating more individuals to follow apprenticeship skills progression routes, development of the Apprenticeship Support by Be More website as well as promotion and marketing of apprenticeship activity via social media channels.

Evidence collection and evaluation of activities will be integral to the work of the Apprenticeship Support Skills Brokers. You will have a good understanding of Government reforms in relation to new apprenticeship standards and a working knowledge of current policy and legislation relating to employment, skills and skills funding.

You will have great communication and influencing skills and the ability to maximise the use of technology within the operational services, aiding decision-making and monitoring performance. The ability to manage project work and a financial awareness are essential to be able to provide and present information, plans and strategies to a variety of audiences.

Please note the Employment, Learning & Skills Division has been awarded the Single Investment Fund (SIF) Please note the Employment, Learning & Skills Division has been awarded the Single Investment Fund (SIF) and DWP European Social Fund (ESF) contract for the Apprenticeship Support service, which is contract managed by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Melanie Dodd (Skills Strategy Manager) on 0151 511 7993

Interviews will be held on the 15th and 16th March 2021

Interviews are likely be held remotely via video link, in accordance with current social distance measures.