Traffic and Road Safety Technical Apprentice

Location
Barrack Street, Warwick, CV34 4TH
Salary
£7,813 - £14,469 per annum
Posted
19 May 2017
Closes
25 Jun 2017
Job Ref
WARW000003375
Job Type
Apprenticeship
Contract Type
Apprentice
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

The Traffic and Road Safety Group consists of four teams, who specialise in Engineering Delivery and Parking Management, Education and Development, Safer Routes to School and Driver Education. The Engineering Delivery and Parking Management Team is responsible for: reducing personal injury collisions on Warwickshire's roads through engineering improvements to the highway, delivering traffic management type schemes, implementing speed limit changes and administering onstreet parking throughout Warwickshire.

The Role

37.0 Hours per Week

Fixed term contract for two years.

This Apprenticeship will start in September 2017.Apprenticeship Pay Scale from 1 April 2017:
Point 1 = £149.85 per week, £4.05 per hour, £7,813.61 per annum – initial salary for all new starters for the first 12 months of the apprenticeship.  Progression of pay after 12 months are complete as follows:
Point 2 = £207.20 per week, £5.60 per hour, £10,804.00 per annum completed 12 months and aged 19 - 20
Point 3 = £260.85 per week, £7.05 per hour, £13,601.46 per annum completed 12 months and aged 21 – 24 (Fixed term salary point for higher Apprentices)
Point 4 = £277.50 per week, £7.50 per hour, £14,469.64 per annum – completed 12 months and aged 25+

This is a fantastic opportunity to begin your Civil Engineering career with a Top 100 Apprentice Employer! As an Apprentice within Engineering Delivery and Parking Management you will be trained to support the Team in carrying out: collision investigation reports/schemes, designing traffic management schemes, implementing Traffic Regulation Orders, liaising with Local Members, implementing remedial schemes and, once qualified, carrying out Road Safety Audits.

You'll be supervised at all times and the roles and your work duties undertaken by you will be closely monitored so that you gain good experience on the technical aspects and duties required to enable Warwickshire County Council to undertake it's Traffic and Road Safety activities. We will ensure you receive the necessary on the job training, plus you'll attend college on a one day and one evening a week basis to gain the understanding and knowledge required to undertake this work and gain a level 3 apprenticeship qualification in Civil Engineering.

Warwickshire County Council provides a top class apprenticeship scheme – we are very proud to be one of the National Apprenticeships Service’s Top 100 Apprentice Employers, and we were nominated for Best Apprenticeship Scheme at the 2014 Training Journal Awards, the 2015 PPMA Excellence in People Management Awards, and the 2016 CIPD Awards. You’ll be joining an organisation that supports not just Apprentices, but all of our staff, to be the best we can be and provide excellent services for the people of Warwickshire. As an Apprentice with us you’ll get real work experience, a dedicated work place mentor, and many training opportunities in order to give you all the skills and competencies required to be retained upon completion of the Apprenticeship.

Key Requirements

In order to apply for this apprenticeship, you will require:

  • A minimum of five GCSE's at grades A*C or equivalent, including English and Maths
  • Excellent IT skills and the ability to use Microsoft applications and databases
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • The ability to use your own initiative to respond independently
  • Selfmotivation and a willingness to learn new skills and gain further knowledge
  • Another important requirement is that you can travel to Warwick, where this job will be based. Travel to work is not something that we can support you with, so please consider how you will get to work each day before applying.
  • For a full list of key requirements for this vacancy, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification below.

Additional Information & How to apply

For further information about the role please contact : Dan Nash, Apprenticeship Hub Manager, apprentice@warwickshire.gov.uk

Closing Date: 25 June 2017

Our method of application is online. If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply for this job' link please contact the Recruitment Centre.

You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email,  so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application. 

Telephone:01926 418125
Email: recruitment@warwickshire.gov.uk

Please note that all applications must be received on an application form. We do not accept CV's and do not keep CV's on file unless part of an application.

Additional Information:

Subject to satisfactory completion of preemployment checks. You must have completed/be about to complete full time education in order to apply.

The Training Provider for this apprenticeship is South and City College, Birmingham. The delivery of the apprenticeship qualification will include day release at the SCCB campus in Birmingham during term time. Travel costs incurred from travelling to college will be reimbursed to you.

Please note: This apprenticeship is NOT open to applicants who already have a qualification at Level 3 or above in Civil Engineering and/or Technical Construction the undertaking of any apprenticeship must be considered as new learning for the individual. Applicants with qualifications in other subject areas, even at higher education/degree level, are eligible and welcome to apply. For any clarification required about this, please contact the Warwickshire Apprenticeship Hub on 01926 418040 or apprentice@warwickshire.gov.uk.

Applications for this vacancy must be submitted through an online application form, via the "Apply for job" tab below.  CV's will not be counted as a valid method of application. Please ensure that you include in your application a supporting statement, detailing how you meet each of the essential criteria detailed in the Job Description and Person Specification attached below. Failure to do this may preclude us from offering you an interview.

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Supporting documents
Job Description