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Business Administration Apprentices- Kingston Upon Thames

Business Administration Apprentices- Kingston Upon Thames

Posted 17 February by Surrey County Council

Job Details

£11,117.60 per annum hour for 36 hours per week based at County Hall, Penrhyn Road, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 2DW. This position is based inside one of our main area offices, click HERE to see a 360 degree view of the building and surrounding area along with a view of the reception. 

This is a 18 month fixed term contract whilst you complete your apprenticeship.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

About the Role

Do you want to be part of a dynamic and creative team?  

Are you a pro-active person who is not afraid to bring new ideas to the table?

Do you want to work with innovative, fun people who will help mentor and support you through your apprenticeship?

If yes then we may have the perfect role for you!

 A great opportunity has arisen for an energetic apprentice to join the Strategic Delivery Team within Business Operations at Surrey County Council. The team are about to undertake a programme of work that will re-define Business Operations as we know it. We are looking for an extra pair of hands to help us, so we are keen to recruit someone who is ready to roll up their sleeves and get stuck in!

The Strategic Delivery Team is part of the Orbis partnership, which encompasses Surrey County Council, East Sussex County Council and Brighton & Hove City Council. The purpose of this team is to support our front line operations in order to deliver greater value for our councils, residents and customers. The team is at the heart of Business Operations, delivering Project and Change initiatives that help drive our strategic objectives and transform our service.  

You get the opportunity to support and work alongside all of the colleagues within the Strategic Delivery Team. This will provide you with great insight into some of the different areas of the business and will provide you with broad experience in Project Management, Communications, Data and Analytics, Process Improvements and Change Management. Business Operations employ a network of apprentices and we will recruit x2 positions, so as well as receiving guidance and support from a fun and friendly team, you will have a buddy network of like-minded apprentices to lean on. This is a varied role and you will have the chance to make it your own, whilst we will provide you with all the knowledge and training you require to be successful. The work you do will reinforce your learning, providing evidence- based experiences to support your qualification. 

Whilst experience in Business Administration or Business Processes isn’t essential to the position, we are looking for our new apprentice to have a can- do attitude and desire for continuous learning.

To be considered for shortlisting, you will be able to evidence in your application:

* Great attitude and passionate about making a difference

* Commitment and willingness to learn 

* Having a creative eye

* Basic knowledge of Microsoft packages such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint 

* Strong written and verbal communication skills

* Ability to organise and prioritise your time and workload 

Please make sure you refer to the full job description attached at the bottom of this advert when applying.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 3rd March 2019.

Interview dates are to be confirmed.

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Reference: 37302668

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