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Children's Services Participation Apprentice

Employer
Telford & Wrekin Council
Location
Darby House
Salary
£9.84 per hour
Closing date
14 Jun 2024
Reference
TW/TP/324/578

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Sector
Local Councils
Job Type
Apprenticeship
Contract Type
Apprentice
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Job Details

Children’s Services Participation Apprentice

Apprenticeship: Youth Support Worker Level: 3 (equivalent to A Level)

Pay Rate: £9.84 per hour - paid monthly

Full time: 37 hours per week

Duration: 24 months

An opportunity has arisen for a Care Experienced Young Person to undertake a full time Apprenticeship within Children’s Services.

A Telford and Wrekin Council Apprenticeship will give you the opportunity to earn a real salary and gain a real qualification whilst gaining valuable workplace skills and experience.

If you're aged 16 plus and interested in starting a career with the Council, perhaps looking for your first job after leaving school or college. You will combine work with studying, working towards achieving nationally recognised qualifications while gaining valuable skills and practical experience. 

Apprenticeships are available if you are over the age of 16, not in full-time education and living in England.  

If you hold a degree you will be eligible for an apprenticeship at any level, however the apprenticeship must provide you with substantive new skills, you must be able to evidence that the content of the training is materially different from any prior qualification or apprenticeship

As a team member, you will work under the instruction / guidance of a manager to undertake work.

You will be studying for Level 3 Youth Support Worker Level Qualification. The successful applicant must be over 16 and eligible for apprenticeships in England. 

The apprenticeship content will be tailored to suit the tasks you will be doing in your day to day work and you will receive support and guidance in building a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate your ability in the workplace. 

For further information please click on the links below.

Please click on the links below to view the job description and person specification.

At Telford & Wrekin Council, we know that having a diverse workforce is key to providing the best possible services to our community. We celebrate having a diverse and inclusive culture where people are able to be themselves at work, and everyone has a voice.

Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check. It is an offence to apply for a role that involves engaging in regulated activity with children and adults in vulnerable circumstances if you are barred from working with one or both of these groups.

We value our employees and offer staff rewards and plenty of opportunities for personal development and career progression including:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Automatic access to a secure, flexible and tax efficient Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Staff benefits and discounts including salary sacrifice schemes
  • Free on-site parking
  • Generous leave entitlement (24 days rising to 32 days) plus 8 bank holidays and an additional concessionary day
  • Free access to our employee assistance programme and counselling
  • Flexible and mobile working policy - we are well adapted to a hybrid model of working which includes a combination of time spent in the office and at home – our approach is to promote greater level of flexible working around personal and family commitments

Find out further information about working at Telford & Wrekin Council including our full list of benefits.

CV template is available if you do not already have a CV.

Please note that Telford & Wrekin Council do not hold a sponsorship licence for visas.

Attached documents
CS participation apprentice JD_ PS FINAL.docx

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Telford & Wrekin Council is an award winning council, and we were recognised as Local Authority of the Year 2022 at the Municipal Journal Awards, and the Association for Public Service Excellence Council of the Year in 2021.

At Team Telford we work hard to protect, care and invest to create a better borough and our employees are at the heart of everything we do. Having the right people, with the right skills, in the right roles allows us to deliver the excellent services that residents and businesses on the borough expect from us. 

Our friendly and passionate teams are trusted by leaders and managers to deliver this ambition. We invest and nurture our workforce and support our employees to develop and thrive. The better we are the bigger difference we make to the people we serve. 

In return we also offer a great range of benefits including competitive salaries, flexible working hours and work arrangements, employee discounts, salary sacrifice schemes, a local government pension scheme and generous annual leave entitlement.

At Telford & Wrekin Council, we know that having a diverse workforce is key to providing the best possible services to our community. We celebrate having a diverse and inclusive culture where people are able to be themselves at work, and everyone has a voice and we know we are stronger and better connected as a result. 

We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and where our data shows that specific groups are under-represented within our workforce, our adverts will actively encourage applications from these groups.

We are also proud to be a Disability Confident Employer, committed to recruiting and retaining people with disabilities or other health conditions. You can find out more about this and our ‘guaranteed interview scheme’ here

You can also read more about our Recruitment and Selection Policy commitments and Recruitment of Ex-Offenders here

If you are unable to complete an online application form please contact the HR helpdesk on 01952 383601 or email hrhelpdesk@telford.gov.uk

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Telephone
01952 380000
Location
Telford & Wrekin Council
Darby House
Lawn Central
Telford
Shropshire
TF3 4JA
GB

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