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Business and Administration Apprentice - Level 3
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/14447/29092
  • Published: Fri 25/11/2022, 12:04 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 08/01/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £16,348 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Reigate

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Business and Administration Apprentice - Level 3

The starting salary for this position is £16,348 per annum based on a 36-hour working week.

Are you looking for a valuable opportunity to gain professional experience, get excellent training, meet new people and earn a salary?

Then this role could be exactly what you're looking for!

About Us

This apprenticeship sits within the Programme Support Team in the People and Change Service at Surrey County Council. People and Change is concerned with looking after and developing our staff so that they can work effectively and support the residents of Surrey. Your role reports to the Senior Programme Support Advisor and the team sits within the Insights, Programmes and Governance Team.

The Programme Support Team has 10 members and we cover a broad range of activities ranging from training, admin support for the Employment Practice and Reward Team, working with our Wellbeing Team on various pieces of work, raising POs and paying invoices for goods and services which the Service require. We work together and support each other to achieve the goals of the team.

About the Apprenticeship

During your 15/18-month apprenticeship contract you will get the opportunity to support and work alongside the team and, as well as receiving guidance and support from a fun and friendly team, you will have a buddy network of like-minded Apprentices to lean on. This is a varied role and you will have the chance to make it your own, whilst we will provide you with all the knowledge and training you require to be successful. The work you do will reinforce your learning, providing evidence-based experiences to support your qualification.

You will be fully supported and mentored through your apprenticeship and given time, whilst at work, to complete your course work with a dedicated assessor.

Our Apprenticeship scheme enables you to gain the skills and training to be part of a recognised professional role that really makes things happen for the people in Surrey, whilst receiving guidance and career support every step of the way.

About You

We are looking for fresh new talent from all walks of life who can flourish with us here at Surrey. We’re not focused on your qualifications or work experience, but on whether you have drive, commitment and ideas! We have already had many Apprentices successfully complete our scheme and many have gone on to secure roles within the Council.

To be considered for shortlisting your application will need to evidence:

  • Great attitude and passionate about making a difference
  • Commitment and willingness to learn
  • Basic IT Skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to organise and prioritise your time and workload
  • Be able to solve problems and make decisions

Our aim is to provide an environment where you feel confident about raising ideas and taking part in shaping our culture and celebrating our success. In return, we will support you to develop your talents and career within our forward-thinking Service.

At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on Sunday 8th January 2023.

Interviews will take place week commencing 16th January 2023.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Louise Savage by e-mail at

We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.


You will benefit from a generous local government salary related pension, 26 days of paid annual leave, and a variety of other benefits.

For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Our Commitment

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.