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Vacancy Details

People & Communities Apprentice

Rochford District Council
£3.90 per hour (National Apprentice Rate)
Rochford, Essex
Working Pattern:
Flexible Hours/Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
21/10/2019 at 09:00
Rochford District Council

Contract : Fixed Term for 12 months

Benefits: Local Government Pension Scheme, generous annual leave allowance, flexi scheme, staff discounts

Our culture and values

We like our staff to be proactive and innovative. Being customer focused and willing to maximise your potential at work are expected. We all work together to achieve the very best for our residents which sometimes means getting involved in projects and trying new tasks outside of your day to day job role. We love our staff to suggest new ideas and to have enthusiasm to try out new experiences.

The job role

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to work within a small Local Authority within an exciting, varied and busy role, working closely with and assisting officers within the People & Communities Directorate. This directorate includes Housing, Private Housing, Environmental Health, Licensing, Community Safety, Safeguarding and Health and Wellbeing, including Public Health.

We are seeking a motivated and well organised applicant who is adaptable and who can work on tasks independently and who is willing to travel within the district when required.

The role incudes providing support for event planning, administering, delivery and evaluation. Respond to general enquiries from the public and partners via telephone, email, written correspondence and direct and liaising with other departments regarding reprographics, public relations and room bookings.

The post holder must also be committed to completing a Level 2 in Business Administration Apprenticeship.

For more information and to arrange an informal chat please email Louisa Moss, Assistant Director - People & Communities: louisa.moss@rochford.gov.uk or Kelly Redston, Strategic Partnership Officer: kelly.redston@rochford.gov.uk.  Please note that Kelly Redston will be out of the office from 20th – 27th September 2019.

This role requires an Enhanced DBS check for working with under 18s.

Please note - this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time; applications will be shortlisted and interviews will be held on a rolling basis.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

It is our policy that if you have not heard back within 3 weeks of the closing date you should assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed