Apprentice Care Systems Administration Assistant

Location
Saltisford Office Park, Ansell Way, Warwick,CV34 4UL
Salary
£7,813 - £14,469 per annum
Posted
25 Jul 2017
Closes
17 Aug 2017
Job Ref
WARW000003404
Contract Type
Apprentice
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

We are a team who look after Warwickshire's Care Records, supporting Social Care in the county. This is great opportunity for you to join our team and gain administrative experience and a qualification to launch your career!

The Role

37.0 Hours per Week

Fixed term contract for fifteen months.

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+

Your role will be to support the team and assist with routine Care Records Information Systems administrative tasks, ensuring customer demand is met proactively, positively and in a timely fashion. You'll communicate effectively with customers, stakeholders and partners, and work with Customer Support Analysts to ensure documentation of processes is updated and communicated effectively to system users. By providing support at all levels of the Care Systems Team, you'll gain a full understanding of how the team works together to reach its goals and help to improve the service the team provides to its customers.  The day to day work you do in this role, along with training provided by the team and more generally by the Council, will support you to be able to complete your apprenticeship in Business Administration.

Key Requirements

  • A minimum of five GCSE's at grade A* C, or equivalent, in English and maths
  • The ability to analyse and interpret factual information to solve straightforward problems
  • Commitment to the provision of excellent customer service
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Strong IT skills able to confidently use Microsoft applications and databases

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

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. We understand that you may be interested in becoming an apprentice, but need to finish full time education first – if so then that is not a problem, please do still apply as we will be happy to keep this position vacant for the successful candidate to start in August/September (but no later than that), once your exams are out of the way and you’ve had a summer break! Please ensure you make us aware in your application if you are currently in full time education, e.g. doing GCSE’s, A Levels, or a college course. If you are not currently in full time education, then if you are the successful candidate we will start you as soon you are ready, pending successful completion of preemployment checks.

Please note: This apprenticeship is NOT open to applicants who already have completed an apprenticeship qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration 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