Apprentice Regulatory Services Officer - Ref: EE42720

Walsall, West Midlands
£9.30 per hour
12 Feb 2021
28 Feb 2021
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Apprentice Regulatory Services Officer - Ref: EE42720
£9.30 per hour (National Minimum for Higher and Degree Apprentice Rate)

Fire up your Career with an Apprenticeship

Would you like to earn and learn? Get a real job and kick start your future career?

A vacancy exists for an Apprentice Regulatory Services Officer within the multi-disciplinary Community Protection Team.  This is an exciting time to join a busy team and to support its ongoing development as it works with to make a real difference to the lives of our residents, businesses and visitors in Walsall.

The work involves enforcement of a wide range of legislation covering issues such as licensing enforcement, anti-social behaviour, noise nuisance, environmental crime and unauthorised encampments,w giving the post holder the opportunity to take a holistic approach to problem solving and to promote proactive initiatives to improve the quality of life of people in the Borough. 

We are looking for a self-motivated officer with experience in an enforcement environment or other experience relevant to the role. 

As an Apprentice you will:

  • work alongside experienced staff
  • gain job-specific skills
  • earn a wage (we pay the ‘wage for age’) and get holiday pay plus a pension
  • study towards a recognised qualification with paid time off to study

An Apprenticeship is a real job, you are employed from day 1

Apprenticeships are now available to all ages and at all levels including Higher and Degree Apprenticeships so if you are someone looking for a Career change then Apprenticeships may also be something for you!

The successful candidate is expected to work out of normal office hours including nights and weekends to meet the needs of the service and will be required to undertake the study programme for the apprenticeship.  Full details of the post, qualifications and personal qualities can be found on the attached job description/employee specification.  The post is for 2 years fixed term contract which is the duration of the apprenticeship.

For more information or an informal chat, please contact Steve Brown on 01922 653064 or Steve Gittins on 01922 654297.

View Job Description and Employee Specification

View Information for Applicants

Closing Date: 28 February 2021

This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers.  The postholder will be required to communicate verbally with customers and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English.

Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children and young people entrusted to our care and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. We will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust recruitment processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for working with children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Note: Applicants appointed to posts that require an enhanced DBS clearance must declare any periods of time that they have lived, studied or worked abroad and be prepared to provide an Overseas Criminal Records Certificate (OCRC) or a Statement of Good Conduct (SOGC) relating to anytime they were overseas.

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