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Talent Team Apprentice
  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: 177
  • Published: Thu 08/04/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 11/04/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: 11000
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Havering

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Talent Team Apprentice

Havering apprentices are paid at £6 p/h for the first year, and the National Minimum Wage for their age the second year. 

About Us

Join our team as a Talent Apprentice and start your career in learning and development. 

You’ll learn about how talent programmes are used to support the growth and development of staff.  If you are keen to work in the learning and development industry, this could be your way in.

Considering university? Think again.

This apprenticeship offers an opportunity for you to start an exciting new career, whether it’s your first job, returning to work after a career break, or you are looking for a change in career direction.

Entering the Learning & Development profession through an apprenticeship is the ideal way to gain valuable and practical experience and will give you the opportunity to apply your learning as it takes place.

This Apprenticeship offers you a job with training and the opportunity to progress on to a higher or degree level apprenticeship

About the Job

We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual who is looking to start and develop a career in Learning & Development.

As the Talent Team Apprentice, you will play an important role in the delivery of a highly effective service to staff.

You will engage with a range of people from across the organisation  and will be dealing with challenging situations and issues as they arise.

You will also be required to work effectively across a shared service, supporting the team by providing administrative support and will use various systems to record and maintain information.

The team operates across the London Borough of Havering and the London Borough of Newham and you will be required to travel to both sites to meet the needs of the team.

Due to the pandemic, many council staff have been working from home and this arrangement will apply to our team apprentice as to other team members.

You will develop skills in managing day-to-day learning and development queries and advice.

The duration of this apprenticeship will be for 24 months.

You will be provided with support and guidance throughout your apprenticeship and will work towards a Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship.

About You

Applications are welcomed from people of all ages with a desire to make a difference in the local community and with a commitment to learning. 

You will be able to demonstrate the following:

Ø  3 GCSE’s, or equivalent qualifications, including Maths and English.

Ø  Good communication skills – your application will be used to assess your written communication skills so take care over it.

Ø  Ability to work well as part of a team and use own initiative.

Ø  A commitment to deliver high quality services to residents and a knowledge of local issues.

Ø  Organisational skills with the ability to focus on achieving targets.

Ø  A desire to work towards a business qualification.

Ø  Reliability and punctuality.

Ø  Tech-savvy.  We need those skills to help us deliver 21st century services to residents.

Ø  A commitment to undertake and complete a qualification via a structured training programme.

Ø  Basic level of work experience.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is the 16th April 2021. 

You will be notified if your application has been successful.

You will also need to be available to attend an assessment and interview in the weeks commencing 3rd  and 14th May 2021.

Should you require any help or advice with your online application please contact the Recruitment Helpdesk on 01708 432770.

Additional Information

The London Borough of Havering is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Havering Redeployees.

The London Borough of Havering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

In addition, the Authority reserves the right  to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes  anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).

Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.

Please view Talent Team Apprentice Job Profile here