This Vacancy has closed.
HR Apprentice
  • Employer: Winchester City Council
  • Reference: WCC/22/198097
  • Published: Mon 30/05/2022, 10:22 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 30/06/2022, 10:22 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £15,333.00
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Winchester, Southampton, Hampshire, Basingstoke

Vacancy Location

More Information

HR Apprentice

Contract Type: 18 months

Salary: Starting salary £15,333.00

Hours: 37 hours per week to include attendance at Eastleigh College on Tuesday evenings 17:30 – 21.30 hours

Location: Winchester City Council, Colebrook St, Winchester SO23 9LJ

1 day a week working from home may be available after an initial induction period by mutual agreement.


Closing Date – 30 June 2022

Interview Date – July / August 2022 (tbc)



The Council’s offices are in the heart of the Cathedral City of Winchester, the ancient capital of England and the county town of Hampshire.  The city itself is a major tourist destination attracting 5 million visitors a year, hosting many events including the Hat Fair, Boomtown Music Festival, Cycle Fest and the hugely popular Christmas Market.

Winchester City Council serves a large district which spans 250 square miles of central Hampshire with a population of 122,000 residents. There are bustling market towns, each with their own distinct characters, and Whitely with its state-of-the-art shopping and leisure facilities.  We are also the official gateway to the South Downs National Park with its quiet hamlets and beautiful countryside.



We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Human Resources Team so if you are looking for a career which gives you the opportunity to combine your interest in Human Resources with your communication and people skills we’d like to hear from you.

Winchester City Council’s apprenticeship scheme offers a valuable alternative career path to full time college or university study, with the aim of developing well-rounded, HR administrators with transferable skills and valuable work experience in the public sector.


Winchester City Council’s HR apprenticeship scheme is a great way to gain valuable work experience while working towards a recognised qualification. Your time will be spent studying at Eastleigh College and working within the HR Team where you will have the opportunity to put your new skills to the test and learn about this diverse areas of our business. The council will fully support you in your learning and 20% ‘off the job’ training.

Further information on the apprenticeship can be found here.

It is anticipated that you will commence employment with Winchester City Council up to 2 weeks prior to starting your course at Eastleigh College in September 2022.


We offer an a excellent salary and benefits package, including 27 days annual leave, flexible working and membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme. The cost of your course will be fully funded through the Apprenticeship Levy with no cost to yourself. 


4 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or higher including Maths and English.


  • Have an interest in the HR and/or Legal
  • Respect confidentiality
  • Be willing to undertake a comprehensive study programme as set by Eastleigh College
  • Enthusiasm to work
  • Good time keeping
  • Good team work ethic
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good at listening and working on advice
  • Adhere to council policies
  • IT literate – knowledge  of MS Office including Word, Excel and Outlook

Note: You are not eligible for this scheme if you currently hold or are working towards a qualification at the same or higher level in a related subject. Further note, prior relevant experience may be considered.