Brighton & Hove City Council’s Employment and Skills Service have an exciting opportunity for a Level 3 apprentice in Business Administration working within the Apprenticeship Team . The Department is responsible for managing apprenticeships within the council and promoting the benefits of apprenticeships to other organisations.
Business administrator / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education
The Business Administration at level 3 is run by The Chichester College Group who will be responsible for supporting you with your learning and carrying out assessments. The apprenticeship standard is made up of skills Knowledge and behaviours that the apprentice is expected to learn and apply in the workplace.
You will receive additional support from a nominated mentor, throughout the duration of the Apprenticeship.
The apprenticeship will be delivered in the workplace with additional workshop to enhance the apprentices learning.
About the role
The apprentice will gain knowledge in database management, social media, procurement, and contract management as well as working across the council and city to promote the benefits of apprenticeships. The apprentice will work along side the apprenticeship team learning and supporting the management of in-house apprentices, this will involve procurement and contract management of training providers. The apprentice would also support in the promotion of apprenticeship both within the council and across the city.
Apprentices without certificate evidence of level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this level prior to completing assessment and you may be required to take an English and Maths assessment prior to a formal offer being made.
This apprenticeship position is advertised as 25 hours over 5 days.
The apprentice will be based at Hove Town Hall and be expected to support across all council sites. You will work with a friendly, talented, hard-working team.
Flexible working is supported where possible, local government salary-related pension offered, a child care voucher scheme as well the benefits of gaining staff discounts around the City and through many of the UK’s largest retailers and accessing other services. As an Apprentice you are also eligible to gain an apprentice NUS card and can take advantage of the student discount on B&H Buses.
Interviews: w/c 26th April 2021
Please note, your application may be shared with the training provider.
The duration of the apprenticeship will be up to 30 months
NB. This may be amended should you have any applicable prior learning.
***Important Information to Candidates***
As part of the application process we require you to answer some additional questions to support your application called 'Branching Questions'. These questions form part of the online application process, accessed via the 'Apply' button.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.
Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.
In order to apply for an apprenticeship at Brighton & Hove City Council, you must have been ordinarily resident in the EEA for at least the previous three years on the first day of the apprenticeship (but if a non-citizen of the EEA then this must not have been for educational purposes) or have some other residency eligibility status – See Annex A – apprenticeship Funding Rules. If you are resident through a visa, leave to remain or other means please confirm type and that any expiry date covers the duration of the apprenticeship once it is due to start. For further information regarding apprenticeship eligibility please visit: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/apprenticeship-funding-rules-for-employers/annex-a-eligibility-criteria-who-we-fund
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.