Contract: Fixed term (12 Months or 24 Months)
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time, all posts will be based within the Borough of Brent
Get ahead with an Apprenticeship at Brent Council
A number of exciting apprenticeship positions are currently available throughout the Council.
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
Salary and Benefits:
Up to £14,000 level 2
Up to £15,000 level 3
26 days annual leave entitlement
NVQ 2 or 3
Apprenticeship programmes involve real on-the-job-training where you will learn as well as study and gain skills. You will also gain nationally recognised qualifications by successfully completing your Apprenticeship Framework.
Brent Council is offering a number of opportunities at NVQ Level 2 & 3 across the Council's Departments.
You will gain a qualification whilst working as part of a team that provides a service to Brent residents and customers.
We will assist you in accessing the NVQ course suitable for you, provide off-the-job training, and support you through the programme.
By the end of your training period you will have achieved vocational qualifications, developed a range of work-related skills, and had the opportunity to earn a competitive working wage while developing the right attitude, skills and confidence. You must be committed to completing the programme in full to be accepted into an Apprenticeship Programme.
Are you looking to make a first step into a career in Local Government?
Are you committed to learning new skills and gaining new experience?
We welcome your application if you are not in full time education, hold at least 3 GCSEs grades A-E. If a candidate does not have GCSEs in English and Maths, they may still apply subject to the outcome of a basic numeracy and literacy test.
We are looking for individuals who are:
Well organised and enthusiastic
Drive, commitment, motivated to achieve results and take pride in their work and a ‘can do’ attitude
Keen interest and willingness to learn
Genuine interest in working for the Council and developing a career
Understand the importance of being punctual and have a positive approach to work
Closing Date: 31st July 2018 (23:59)
Information and Assessment Day: Ongoing
Interview Date: Ongoing
In order for your application to be considered, you must upload the attached Pathway Form (Please see link below). If you have any queries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shortlisted applicants will also undertake an assessment, including a literacy and numeracy skills.
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this; we therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We also particularly welcome people with a disability as they are under-represented across the council.
All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare. We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.
Successful applicants may be required to apply for a DBS Disclosure.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.
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