About this job

Fixed Term: 14 months - 37 hours per week
Salary: £3.70 per hour
Location: Tiverton

An opportunity has arisen for a full time Administration Apprentice based at Mid Devon District Council working in our Growth, Economy and Delivery Team.

About the Role

This is a trainee role and the successful candidate will be working within a small, busy team supporting economic growth within the district. You will be involved in a range of administrative functions to support economic development, including helping to develop and maintain databases, undertaking financial administration, handling business enquiries, creating promotional materials and producing reports and presentations.

You will gain experience in using a range of Microsoft applications, including databases, presentation and report writing software, financial monitoring software; providing customer service for a range of business enquiries and carrying out a range of general office administrative duties. The job role and responsibilities will focus on routine tasks and activities which will support your learning and development as you progress through your apprenticeship.

About You

You will need a GCSE/NVQ level 2 or equivalent in English and Maths at Grade C or above or be willing to work towards a Level 2 in English, Maths and functional skills.

About the Apprenticeship

Within your apprenticeship you will develop your knowledge, skills and understanding to be able to provide a high quality administrative service to the Growth, Economy and Delivery team. You will be working to complete the Business Admin Level 2 Apprenticeship with potential to then go forward and complete Level 3. The training provider is with Petroc College, Tiverton.

The Level 2 Apprenticeship process will take approximately 14 months to complete and will be supported with on-the-job and off-the-job training. You will have regular contact and access to a college tutor within the workplace. There will also be time spent away from day to day duties to complete coursework and assignments.

A satisfactory basic disclosure check and three years complete education/ employment history will be requested in the event of you being offered the position.

To find out more

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Adrian Welsh, Group Manager for Growth, Delivery and Economy, on 01884 234398.

For full details please read the Job Description and Person Specification - CD09 - Administration Apprentice (Economic Development)

The Job Description refers to the level of competencies required for this post. For an explanation of what this means, please see Core Competencies.

How to apply

Please download and complete our Job Application Form and send to opportunities@middevon.gov.uk. Alternatively, print and send by post to:

Human Resources
Mid Devon District Council
Phoenix House
Phoenix Lane
Tiverton, Devon
EX16 6PP

Please remember to quote the following post and vacancy numbers:

CLOSING DATE 17 August 2018 at 1.00 pm

We are committed to Equality of Opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

If we've not contacted you within two weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for showing an interest in this vacancy and we wish you every success with your on-going job search.

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