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Apprenticeship Consultant

Job details
Posting date: 22 September 2020
Salary: £39,438 to £43,744 per year
Additional salary information: Competitive
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 22 October 2020
Location: Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 2DN
Company: Surrey County Council
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: orbis/TP/774/10318

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Summary

The Organisation

We have high ambitions here at Surrey Council Council – our aim is to be recognised, simply, as outstanding and we are in the midst of organisation wide transformation that will help us get there. The challenge is huge, the opportunities even greater.

We have completely re-designed and re-focused our HR&OD function, with a strong focus on modernising our organisation, culture and workforce – where individuals thrive and are able to perform at their very best. You will be encouraged to think differently, share your experience and create solutions that truly deliver change.

If the idea of being part of a team which is committed to making a real impact to public service, and to the lives of the residents of Surrey, then this opportunity is for you !

The Opportunity

As part of our exciting new HR and OD function, you will play a critical role in leading the organisation to transform and revolutionise the way we develop early talent and internal colleagues through apprenticeships. Working alongside the organisation, learning providers, schools, colleges and other local regional networks to expand the apprenticeship provision at the council and increase participation for improved organisational performance.

Whilst your focus will be apprenticeships, you will work with the wider business in building a pipeline of talent for all of our schemes and growing our offering around internships, work experience and traineeships.

You will develop strong collaborative relationships with service leads across the organisation and with partner organisations, providing specialist apprenticeship advice and guidance to embed these fantastic development opportunities into existing and newly designed roles.

About you

  • Educated to degree level in a related subject, or equivalent experience, you will have strong knowledge and experience working in the very specific field of Apprenticeships
  • Understanding and experience of the ESFA funding rules and apprenticeship levy
  • You will be a confident and creative problem solver
  • Your design and delivery of engaging workshops, events and development interventions creates a real impact
  • Throughout, your approach is consultative, collaborative and credible within the organisation

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description.

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Additional Information

Contact Details

For an informal discussion, contact Adam Yardley on 07866892116 or by e-mail at adam.yardley@surreycc.gov.uk. We look forward to receiving your application.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 2nd October 2020.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

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.

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