Starting at Minimum Wage for 16/17 year olds
These apprenticeships will enable you to develop a range of administrative and clerical skills, providing you with a valuable basis from which to pursue a future career in one of the many occupations within the public or private sectors. Being able to observe our professionals and supporting the work undertaken will provide you with an understanding of these work areas and help inform your future career choices.
Apprenticeship places may be available in:
Finance and Property
Gain experience in accountancy and financial management.
We are looking for self-motivated people who aspire to develop themselves and are committed to learning. You will need a good school, college or work record of attendance, good communication skills and be able to satisfy basic literacy and numeracy requirements. Evidence of your ability to work in teams and support others will also be required.
To apply you must be able to use information technology effectively and as a minimum have four GCSEs at grade C/4 or above (or the equivalent) including English and a minimum of a B/5 in maths. In partnership with Burnley College, we will support you through a comprehensive training programme, including National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs), which are recognised by employers across the country. You will need to satisfy the college’s
For an informal discussion
please contact Amy Johnson, Finance, via email:
How to Apply
We thank you for your interest in working for Burnley Council.
All online applicants will receive an acknowledgment confirming receipt upon submission.
If you are shortlisted you will be invited for an interview. If your application is not successful, you will receive an email confirmation. This is normally within 3 weeks of the closing date.
Details of when the interviews will be held are included within the vacancy advert. You will be able to choose a convenient interview appointment time.
References are normally taken up after the interviews have been held. There will be no offer of employment until satisfactory references, a medical clearance and DBS clearance (if required) have been granted.