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Adult Social Care Apprenticeships - Mid Surrey - Esher

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/781/1174
  • Published: Tue 07/05/2019, 10:37 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 02/06/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £11,117.60
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Esher, Surrey, Surrey


£11,117.60 per annum for 36 hours per week.

Business Administration apprenticeships are 15 month fixed term contracts.

Health and Social Care Apprenticeships are 18 month fixed term contracts.

Please ensure when you complete your application that you clearly indicate which apprenticeship you are interested in and for which team.

We currently have 3 opportunities available in the Mid Surrey Area:

Esher are looking for 1 Business Admin apprentice and 1 Health and Social Care Apprentice

Epsom General Hospital are looking for 1 Business Administration apprentice.

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.

For Health and Social Care apprentices, an enhanced DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children's and Adults' Barred List checks will be required for this role.

For Business Administration apprentices, a Basic Disclosure (DBS check) will be required to meet the Government Baseline Personnel Security Standards.

About the role

Are you looking at starting your career and want to work for a diverse and supportive organisation? Could you help us make a real difference in the lives of people in our community?

About apprenticeships

We think Surrey County Council is a great place to start your career. This is your chance to receive excellent training and development working in Adult Social Care. You will be fully supported and mentored through your apprenticeship and be given protected time to complete work relating to your qualification.

Our Apprenticeship scheme provides a perfect way to earn a wage while you gain vital work experience and an accredited qualification. The scheme is designed and funded for those 16 and over who are living and entitled to work in England, don't have a degree relating to your chosen apprentice subject, and are not in full-time education.

We offer

  • Health and Social Care Apprenticeships which are an 18 month contract and focus on the delivery of our front line services and allows you to shadow our Social Workers and Occupational Therapists out and about meeting members of the community.
  • Business Administration Apprenticeships. These are 15 month contracts which focus on being the first point of contact for our service users and working in teams who provide a variety of business administration support, including finance, data & reporting.

Benefits of an Apprenticeship in Adult Social Care

We offer a wide range of opportunities at all levels, so the routes of progression are varied. On top of all this we offer excellent benefits including generous annual leave and a good pension scheme. Start building your future with an apprenticeship and watch your career progress.

Our Apprenticeship is a fantastic opportunity to develop your skills and shadow a range of different people and teams who work in Social Care. There are lots of opportunities for career progression, chances to work up the ladder in local Government. You will be part of a supportive team who will work closely with you. At the end of your apprenticeship you will also receive a recognised accredited Qualification which will look great on your CV.

As well as gaining your qualification you will also receive a range of benefits such as:

  • NUS discount card
  • Travel and transport staff benefits
  • Apprentice Oyster Card
  • 24 days annual leave
  • And a range of other discounts and benefits

Apprenticeships in our Adult Social Care Teams:

You will have a number of shadowing opportunities with our qualified Social Workers and Occupational Therapists supporting with a variety of tasks, and learning new skills and experience. This is a good first step into Social Care and our Adult Social Care apprenticeship will support you to gain experience in working with a variety of adults with different needs. Our Business Administration apprenticeship will enable you to learn a variety of communication and business skills.

 You will learn about the different services that we offer and gain of variety of skills whilst receiving support and training for your apprenticeship. Applicants will enjoy working with people and want to gain experience of direct work with the public.

We have a variety of social Care teams based in different locations across Surrey.

Additional information

Contact details

For an informal discussion contact Clare Hunt on 01372 832860.

We look forward to receiving your application. 

Additional information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 02/06/2019

Interview dates are to be confirmed.

Please do not apply if you have been unsuccessful at interview stage previously for this role for any team across Adult Social Care in Surrey County Council as your application will not be considered for 3 months from your interview date.

About the organisation

Values and behaviours

Our values are what support our vision, shape the culture and are crucial in delivering our corporate strategy. For more information about our values and behaviours please click HERE.

How to apply

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  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/781/1174
  • Published: Tue 07/05/2019, 10:37 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 02/06/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £11,117.60
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Esher, Surrey, Surrey

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