Overview

Salary: £6.83 per hour moving to £9.18 per hour on completion of probation.

Community Services Apprentice

Fixed contract for 18 months, 37 Hours per week 

£6.83 per hour moving to £9.18 per hour on completion of probation.

The Council is looking to appoint a new Community Services Apprentice. This role will support the delivery of a wide range of community services providing an opportunity to experience a wide range of work based learning opportunities within Community Services whilst undertaking a level 3 business administration apprenticeship.

The post holder will work closely with all staff across the Community Services team, supporting the delivery of services that encourages active, stronger, and safer communities. 

This will include supporting specific work streams around the contract management of our leisure and community centres and open spaces, supporting planning responses that deliver open space improvements, promoting active travel opportunities, tackling environmental crime such as fly-tipping, abandoned vehicles, and dog fouling, and supporting community safety initiatives. 

The postholder will also support the team by engaging with customers via email and telephone, administer financial transactions including payments to and from the council, support the promotion of initiatives and information via social media and the website, help organise and administer partnership and network meetings.

About you 

The successful candidate who:

  • Have a commitment to working in customer focused environment.
  • Have a desire to deliver high-quality services, programmes and activities.
  • Have a strong work ethic and desire to work in an office environment.
  • Have a high level of self-motivation, personal drive and enthusiasm.
  • Are a real people’s person with an ability to work as part of a team, but also independently. 
  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Have very good ICT skills.
  • Have a good attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Are flexible and adaptable.

What we can offer 

Our staff are at the heart of what we do, and as a result we are always looking to recruit, develop and retain the very best talent we can find.  So, as well as a rewarding career, we offer a range of attractive benefits, such as:

  • Excellent pension scheme with employer contributions
  • Generous annual leave entitlement with options to purchase additional annual leave
  • Committed training programme and development opportunities
  • Discounted Gym and swim membership
  • Health and Wellbeing support and a Free Employee Assistance scheme including access to counselling services
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Employee Discounts with a range of companies including EE and the Kaarp discount scheme.

We are an employer that values face to face communication, collaboration and connection, therefore all our roles have an office-based requirement with some agile working as part of the role.

To discuss the post or for further information, please call Mark Hammond on 01684 862291

To apply for this position please visit:

https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/1000263278

Closing date: Sunday 4 August 2024

Interview date: Wednesday 14 August 2024

Please note if we experience a high intake of applications, we may close the role and interview for the position sooner than advertised.

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Location: Malvern

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