Admin & Business Support Apprentice

City Hall

Job Type: Fixed Term Contract

Closing Date: 26th August 2019


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Job purpose

To provide administrative support to assist the Council's Economic Development Service in meeting its specific objectives, whilst undertaking a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Business and Administration

You will

One of the post holders will be working on our European Social Fund project called Employment Hub which is supporting businesses with their recruitment needs in relation to Employment through actions such as apprenticeships, traineeships, work experience, etc. You will form part of the team to help support less advantaged individuals into employment but your concentration will be around systems, database, minutes, supporting at events etc

The 2nd post holder will be working on our European Regional Development Growth Hub project which provides information, advice and guidance to businesses across Leicestershire. You will be working on this project supporting the grant team in the administration of grants to businesses and the contract manager to ensure the project fully is compliant with European Funding regulations

Requirements of post

Communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to communicate persuasively (verbally and in writing) to influence outcomes

Good organisational skills to be able to be proactive in planning, organising and managing own work and time to meet targets and deadlines

Competent in the use of Microsoft Office software or similar and the Internet IT,

Numeracy and literacy skills sufficient to pass the initial assessment for the Apprenticeship scheme

Ability to input data accurately and support the maintenance of databases.

You will be required to undertake Business Admin Level 3 qualifications.

Additional information

Salary: National Minimum Wage (age related)

Part Time (30 hours per week), Fixed Term contract for 18 months

For an informal conversation about this post please speak with Jo Ives on 0116 454 2934




Funded by

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What we can offer you

As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy balance between you work life and your personal life. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave entitlement, membership of the excellent Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities and career pathways. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including our fantastic salary sacrifice car scheme, big discounts at high-street outlets, childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains, we may also be able help with relocation expenses if you are moving to the City, or need help with commuting costs.


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