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Technical Support Apprentice (Highways)

  • Employer: London Borough of Hillingdon
  • Reference: LBH4209
  • Published: Mon 15/04/2019, 10:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sat 20/04/2019, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours:
  • Salary: Competitive
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Civic Centre, Uxbridge, UB8 1UW
About Hillingdon

Hillingdon Council: Putting our residents first.

Hillingdon Council is offering an exciting opportunity to earn while you learn!

London’s second largest borough employs a team ofthousands, who work tirelessly to ensure that we uphold our promise toresidents - to become part of this team, join our apprenticeship programme.



About the Apprenticeship

Fire It Up! - Become an Apprentice!

We are looking for an enthusiasticand dynamic candidate for our Technical Support Apprenticeship Programme(specialising in Highways Technical Administrative Support)!

This is an apprenticeship for up to 18 months. At Hillingdon Council, we recognise that there are manypaths to a career in the public sector and we are eager to develop your skillsand guide you through to the next level.

Our programme invites you to bring your unique skillsand experience to our organisation, and promises to challenge you. No two daysat Hillingdon are the same, and you will complete your apprenticeship with theconfidence to tackle any role!

Gain the experience and qualifications sought by futureemployers to push your CV to the top of the pile.

Apprenticeswill receive on-the-job training tosupport engineers and managers within a new multi-disciplinary highways team.

Gainingthe experience and technical skills required to stand out from the crowd. Thisis a varied post and will provide the post-holder with the opportunity andchallenge to widen their experience whilst delivering quality services to localresidents and businesses.

The successfulindividual will have the ability to provide comprehensive and high qualitytechnical administrative support, meeting performance targets and embedding aculture of "Putting our residents first", whilst maintainingcontinuous service improvement.

Thisis an exciting opportunity for the right candidate with the energy andenthusiasm to get things done and to make a valuable contribution within a newteam.

If you are looking for an exciting career with lots ofvariety, then this is an ideal path for you!

We welcome people of all ages to take advantage of ourapprenticeship programme. Whether you are at the beginning of your professionalcareer or re-entering the workforce, we want to hear from you!

Our successful candidate will earn £12,207 annual salary and alsoreceive a generous holiday allowance and access to a variety of companybenefits! (Please note that pay intervals are monthly).



About the person

Youshould have experience or knowledge of providing administrative and/ortechnical support functions; meeting challenging targets and deadlines; with excellentcommunication and good planning and organisational skills.

You must also beable to demonstrate good customer service, flexibility and ready to adapt tochanging workloads. Entry Requirements

This Business Administration ApprenticeshipProgramme is an ideal entry into the occupation and supports progression withinthe sector. If you have 3 GCSEs at grade A*- C or equivalent (including Mathsand English), you will have the opportunity to achieve a BTEC level 3 Diplomain Business Administration.

*We will consider applications whereresults are still pending

An equivalent or higher level qualification in the sameprofessional area (Business Administration) cannot be held



Additional information

For further information or an informal discussion please call Isaac Kwakye, Highways Delivery Manager on 01895 277002

We offer a range of Company benefits. These vary according to the business area and role but may include:

  • local government average salary pension scheme
  • free parking (4 days a week) if based at the Civic Centre
  • a 36-hour week for all full-time staff
  • generous holiday entitlement: a minimum 23 days a year (plus bank holidays
  • flexible working hours
  • season ticket loan
  • access to a Credit Union
  • on-site staff restaurant at Civic Centre
  • access to a wide range of training and courses
  • discount on a variety of Adult Education courses run by the Council
  • payment of professional fees where these are required
  • discounts at council-owned leisure centres and swimming pools at Hillingdon (Uxbridge), Queensmead (South Ruislip), Highgrove (Ruislip) and Botwell Green (Hayes)
  • cycle purchase scheme




Additional Information continued

Disability Confident Employer
& Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy


  • Employer: London Borough of Hillingdon
  • Reference: LBH4209
  • Published: Mon 15/04/2019, 10:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sat 20/04/2019, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours:
  • Salary: Competitive
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Civic Centre, Uxbridge, UB8 1UW

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