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Apprentice Business Administrator
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/672/12726
  • Published: Mon 29/03/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 18/04/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £16,128.83 per annum. Once completed first year National Minimum Wage for your age will apply (but no less than starting salary)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN3 3BQ

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Apprentice Business Administrator

Job introduction

Brighton & Hove City Council’s Parking Services have 2 exciting opportunities for enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals to join us whilst gaining a Level 3 Business Administration apprenticeship qualification. The 2 teams offering this opportunity are the parking debt recovery team and the parking projects team. They are responsible for collecting income from penalty charge notices issued for parking contraventions and new parking related projects, such as electric vehicle charging point installation.

The Business Administration at level 3 is run by Chichester College Group who is responsible for supporting you with your learning and carrying out assessments. The course has core modules to complete and may have a number of optional units. Your work experience will be linked to the modules and units in your course. You will receive additional support from a nominated mentor, throughout the duration of the Apprenticeship.

For an informal discussion, please contact

Sandra Damanskaite, Parking Services Bailiff Team Leader;

Peter Turner, Parking Projects Team Manager;

About the role

Apprentices will gain knowledge in all areas of the apprenticeship standard outlined below whilst gaining invaluable experience in the workplace in applying and putting this learning in practice. You will build and develop relationships with colleagues, customers and other stakeholders, process and respond to queries effectively, support with project work and work in a team to meet the requirements of the service.

Knowledge in

  • The organisation
  • Value of their skills
  • Stakeholders
  • Relevant regulation
  • Policies
  • Business fundamentals
  • Processes
  • External environment factors


  • IT
  • Record and document production
  • Decision making
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communications
  • Quality
  • Planning and organisation
  • Project management


  • Professionalism
  • Personal qualities
  • Managing performance
  • Adaptability
  • Responsibility

Apprentices without certificate evidence of level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this level prior to completing training and you will be required to take an English and Maths assessment prior to a formal offer being made.

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 Catch the bus4work scheme and other bus travel discounts.

Deadline for Applications: Sunday 18th April 2021

Interviews: week commencing 26th April 2021

Provisional Start Date: 7th June 2021

Please note, your application will be shared with the training provider and you may be required to have a further discussion/interview with the college before a formal offer is made.

The duration of the apprenticeship will be up to 24 months (NB your contract will end on successful completion of your apprenticeship)

You can apply for this role online. Download the job details at the bottom of the advert which includes the person specification and job description. You will need this to complete the application. As you go through the application, it will explain what information you need to provide and why and there are also some branching questions to complete.  Don’t forget, please read the guidance notes to help you put across your experience, skills and abilities necessary for the job you apply for.

If you have never worked or been unemployed for a while, an apprenticeship can often be a great way of gaining valuable work experience whilst studying for a qualification. It can enhance your CV and be a good way of making professional contacts that could help your future chosen career.

Additional information

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 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.Those on a student visa may not be eligible. For further information regarding apprenticeship eligibility please visit:

Company information

Within Transport services, staff who identify as BME are currently under-represented and we want to change this so that our workforce reflects the communities we serve.  We welcome applications from all sections of the community, but particularly encourage applications from these groups