Job type: full-time 35 hours
Closing date: Tuesday 23 April 2019
Contract Type: Temporary for 6 months
Salary: £35,772 - £37,650 pa (PO2)
The Economy and Partnerships Team works to deliver the Council’s ambitious vision for all of Lewisham’s citizens. Our aim is to work alongside our diverse communities to help deliver prosperity and opportunity for all. Facilitating the creation and take up of apprenticeship opportunities to enable our residents to gain skills and experience for work or to retrain into new careers is a key priority of the council’s leadership team with a Corporate Strategy commitment to delivering 250 by March 2022.
This role is responsible for managing the award winning Mayor’s Apprenticeship Programme. The key elements of the role include:-
• Working with Council services, schools, external partner organisations and local businesses to identify suitable opportunities for apprenticeships
• Promoting apprenticeship opportunities and front end recruitment
• Commissioning training provision for apprentices
• Ensuring there is support for apprentices and their managers enabling the apprentices to achieve successful outcomes
• Managing the Apprenticeship Programme Apprentice
What we’re looking for
We are looking for a dynamic and innovative individual with the experience, skills and abilities to lead on our apprenticeship work and to act as the main advocate and promoter of apprenticeships within the Council and with our external partners. The ideal individual will also be able to build and maintain strong working relationships with the apprentices, their managers and with the training organisations.
In return, we’ll offer excellent development opportunities, plus a range of benefits that includes a career average pension scheme, flexible working and the opportunity to make a real difference to our local community.
£35,772 - £37,650 pa (PO2)
For an informal discussion, please contact Charlotte Gibson, Economy and Partnerships on 020 8314 6452 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Lewisham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.
We value diversity and welcome applications from all backgrounds.
To find out more, including a full job description and person specification, and to apply, please visit www.lewisham.gov.uk/JobsAndCareers and search council vacancies
Tuesday 23 April 2019 at 11:59pm.
Interview Date: w/c 29 April or 6 May 2019
The Council reserves the right to close adverts early if there is a large response.