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Apprentice Business Support (Events)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
22/05/2019
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 16/06/2019 23:59
Salary:
£8,392 - £15,839 Annually (dependent on age)
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Apprenticeships
Vacancy ID:
187482
Employment Location:
Municipal Buildings, Stockton-on-Tees

Job details 

Closing date:
16 Jun


Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic people to join us on an apprenticeship programme. If you're looking for the opportunity to follow a stimulating and rewarding career in Business Support, come and work with us as a Business Support Apprentice within our Events team.

About Us:
Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is a successful and award winning Council who employ over 3,000 employees in a vast range or job roles across many different services in the Borough of Stockton-on-Tees.

At SBC we truly value our Apprentices. We recognise that Apprenticeships help us identify new talent, build new skills in our workforce and increase diversity in the workplace. Apprenticeships help us to develop our future skills, to enable us to deliver our ambitious plans whilst also assisting in shaping the apprentice’s future.

Job Description:
As a Business Support Apprentice in the Events team you will gain valuable and varied experience providing an efficient, professional and customer focussed administration and support service to the Events Service and Corporate Project Managers.

You will undertake a range of administration duties some of which may include; printing documents and publications, maintaining internal libraries, cheque and petty cash handling, booking travel and accommodation, first line response to queries, diary management, and taking and typing of meeting minutes, you will also make a positive contribution to the design, implementation and maintenance of office systems and procedures.

Essential Requirements:
All candidates are required to meet the essential requirements set out below. Please address in your Expression of Interest how you meet the following:

• Experience working as part of a team (this could be in a sporting, educational, work or social setting) as well as demonstrating use of own initiative,
• Self-motivated, enthusiastic and keen to learn new things,
• Committed to providing excellent customer service,
• IT Skills – e.g. Microsoft Office,
• Good attention to detail,
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English,
• Demonstrates the behaviours that underpin the Council’s Culture Statement.

You must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level as this apprenticeship in a similar subject

Functional Skills (Level 2 / GCSE) in English, Maths and ICT are NOT essential, but will be required prior to completion of the apprenticeship.

Appointment will be subject to the following pre-employment checks:

• Medical Check
• Satisfactory reference.

Apprenticeship Qualification:
You will be given appropriate paid time off work, to attend College and work towards completion of your apprenticeship qualification.

Qualification - Business Administration – Level 3
https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/business-administrator/

Training Provider: Stockton on Tees Borough Council, Learning & Skills

Future Prospects:
Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, there may be the opportunity to undertake a higher level apprenticeship qualification and the potential to secure a position within the Council for the right candidate to grow within the organisation.

How to Apply:
Please complete our Apprenticeship application form, and submit this to apprenticeships@stockton.gov.uk no later than the closing date of Sunday 16th June 2019.

Please ensure you refer to the essential requirements outlined in the advert, Job Description and Person Specification when completing the personal statement on your application, as this information will be used to shortlist candidates for the next stage of selection

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