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Apprentice Business Support Officer

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Suffolk County Council
Place of work:
Endeavour House, Ipswich
Salary details:
£7.83 per hour
Job term:
Full Time
37 per week
Fixed Term
Closing date:
28 November 2018 01:00 PM
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Fixed term for 2 years.

Suffolk County Council have an established and successful apprenticeship scheme, come and be part of it.

During your apprenticeship you will receive ongoing training, new work-based experiences and ongoing support to enable you to develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours needed to undertake a comprehensive range of administrative duties to support the efficient delivery of services within the Housing and Home Care Team within Strategic Planning and Resources.

You will develop the skills and qualities needed to provide effective and efficient administrative support for an online portal holding a waiting list for supported housing services, maintaining and updating database records and carrying out general office activities, including financial administration and arranging meetings.

There will be opportunities to meet with partner agencies who provide support for vulnerable people, and other stakeholders.

The Apprenticeship includes a fully funded and supported Level 3 Business Administration qualification, with an accredited apprenticeship provider.

You will have:

  • the desire to gain valuable work-based skills and experience
  • the determination to succeed in your qualification and in the workplace
  • the attitude to help you become the best that you can be
  • excellent communication and IT skills.

As this is an apprenticeship, please check your eligibility by using this link; Check you are eligible to apply for an apprenticeship.

For an informal discussion only, please contact Michelle Shingles on (01473) 260734.

Please read the Job and Person Profile and the Apprenticeship Recruitment Brochure before applying for this job.

Please note there is no guarantee of a permanent position. We believe that the experience you will gain throughout your apprenticeship will significantly enhance your ability to find employment inside or outside our organisation.

This authority 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. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. We are also committed to flexible working.  For the types of flexible or part time working available for specific roles, please see the Job and Person Profile. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.