An exciting opportunity has arisen working within our Children’s Centres as Apprentice Administrator following a level 3 Apprenticeship.
Please see the Institute for Apprenticeships regarding Business Administrator Apprenticeships for further details and the Job Description attached to the bottom of the advert.
BHCC are looking for an Apprentice Administrator level 3. The position will be based at Moulsecoomb Children’s Centre but there is an expectation that the position holder will also work on occasions from other Children's Centres and nurseries across the city as required.
As Business Administrator Level 3 Apprentice you will be employed by BHCC and follow a nationally recognised apprenticeship programme run by a training provider who is responsible for supporting you with your learning. During the apprenticeship you will learn the skills Knowledge and behaviour required for the Apprenticeship and will receive additional support from a nominated mentor, throughout the duration of the Apprenticeship.
Moulsecoomb Children's Centre
The Children's Centre offers services for families/carers with children under 5 years .
The Centre teams are made up of up of Health Visitors, Early Years Educators, Community Nursery Nurses, Volunteer Skills Development Coordinators, Group Support Workers receptionist and administrators. The team works with families, individuals and groups, in the home and at the children's centres.
Moulsecoomb Children's Centre works in partnership with Jump Start Nursery. The position holder will be expected to work on occasion at other council nurseries as well as other children's centres.
Apprenticeship duration: 2 years
Interview date: Wednesday 10 July 2019
For an informal discussion, please contact Sarah Smart - Children's Centre Manager on 01273 294040.
About the role
Would you like to join our enthusiastic Children's Centre teams within Brighton and Hove?
We are seeking to employ an apprentice to provide reception and administrative services for the Children’s Centres and council supported nurseries in Brighton and Hove.
You will need to have good organisational skills, a warm and friendly manner, particularly with parents and young children and the ability to manage a busy and varied work load.
The responsibilities of the role are to support and engage with and interact with internal or external customers. With a focus on adding value, the role of business administrator contributes to the efficiency of an organisation, through support of functional areas, working across teams and resolving issues as requested. The flexibility and responsiveness required allows the apprentice to develop a wide range of skills.
The business administrator is expected to deliver their responsibilities efficiently and with integrity – showing a positive attitude. The role involves demonstrating strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and adopting a proactive approach to developing skills. The business administrator is also expected to show initiative, managing priorities and own time, problem-solving skills, decision-making and the potential for people management responsibilities through mentoring or coaching others.
The role is a Full time Monday – Friday
Flexible working is supported where possible, local government salary-related pension offered, a child care voucher scheme as well the benefits of gaining staff discounts around the City. As an Apprentice you are also eligible to gain an NUS card.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency's Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.
As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.