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Apprentice Learning and Development Assistant – Level 3

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Contract Type:
Fixed Term
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Full time
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Closed for applications on 27/07/2021 12:00
£4.55 per hour (For the first 12 months)
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Town Hall, South Shields
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Closing date:
27 Jul

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This job is closed for applications.

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Apprentice Learning and Development Assistant – Level 3
(Town Hall, South Shields)
£4.55 per hour (For the first 12 months)

Fixed Term Contract for 21 Months

“South Tyneside is a fantastic place to be; with passionate people who really care about each other. With great partnership working as part of our South Tyneside Alliance, some amazing services and a real sense of community spirit.”

The Adults and Integrated Care Service in South Tyneside has been highly commended in the Skills for Care Accolades awards 2020 and a finalist in both the national Social Work Awards and the Local Government Chronicle Awards. Adult Social Care in South Tyneside continues to develop and flourish as part of our exciting journey of change and is looking to recruit an Apprentice Learning and Development Assistant to support our vision. If you are passionate, committed and have great attention to detail, then come and support us to achieve the best for the people of South Tyneside.

Job Overview

Are you looking for an excellent springboard to start your Local Authority career in South Tyneside Council; whilst at the same time gaining knowledge and competencies, leading to a nationally accredited Level 3 apprenticeship qualification and possible future career progression? If the answer is yes, then we have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual with a passion to learn a fast-paced administrative role within our Adults and Integrated Care Service.

This role is a great opportunity for someone with the right drive and ambition to learn to provide Learning and Development Support within the Service Improvement Team. We are a highly motivated team and pride ourselves on developing and delivering high quality learning and development opportunities for new and current employees.

The successful applicant will share our enthusiasm, contributing to and influencing improved performance at an individual, team and service level. As well as being part of a team, you must have the confidence and discipline to work on your own initiative, prioritise your workload and manage a range of time sensitive administration tasks.

Main Duties of the Job

Carrying your own portfolio of work, with a keen focus on exceptional administration duties, events planning and management, alongside being instrumental in helping to deliver the Moving Forward Together Organisational Development and Workforce Development Strategy.

The role will include assisting with the management of the Learning and Development calendar and communicating course requirements with trainers, learners and external suppliers, however you will also have the opportunity to assist in the design, development and implementation of in-house training as required.

About Us

Working with people and their families and carers' remains a central part of what we do to ensure that they are able to make choices and decisions about their lives. Focusing upon individual outcomes; putting the person in control and making the best use of our resources are at the heart of our Adult Social Care Strategy. Our aim is to work with all our partners and deliver Practice to be Proud of to support the people of South Tyneside to Live Better Lives.

We remain committed to developing a culture of innovation and continuous improvement, of openness and transparency and of inspirational leadership, grounded in our values and behaviour framework: Moving Forward Together: Our Values; Our Behaviours; Our Future. We want to recruit people who share this aim and provide them with the training and development to do their jobs to the best of their abilities.

Closing date: Noon, Tuesday 27 July 2021.

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