Brighton & Hove City Council’s Environmental Enforcement Department have an exciting opportunity for a level 3 apprentice in Business Administration. The Department is responsible for issuing Fixed Penalty Notices to people who commit environmental crimes such as fly tipping, littering, dog fouling, graffiti, fly posting and lots more. The Officers also provide educational information to local businesses as well as language schools and other commercial entities who may find the information useful to comply in line with relevant legislation.
The Business Administration at level 3 is run by GBMet who is responsible for supporting you with your learning and carrying out assessments. The course has core modules to complete and a number of optional units. Your work experience will be linked to the modules and units in your course. You will receive additional support from a nominated mentor, throughout the duration of the Apprenticeship.
For an informal discussion, please contact Max Smith - Environmental Enforcement Manager on 01273 294377.
About the role
Apprentices will gain knowledge and develop a variety of skills throughout the course such as learning to provide comprehensive and effective administrative and business support functions to the Environmental Enforcement Team and to assist in the effective and efficient running and development of the service as well as learning to manage day to day processes, managing information accurately and supporting the performance management across the service.
Apprentices without evidence of level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this level prior to completing training and you may be required to take an English and Maths assessment prior to a formal offer being made.
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 and through many of the UK’s largest retailers and accessing other services. As an Apprentice you are also eligible to gain an apprentice NUS card and can take advantage of the Catch the bus4work scheme.
Interviews: December 2019
Provisional Start: January 2020
Please note, your application may be shared with the training provider.
The duration of the apprenticeship will be 2 years
NB. This may be amended should you have any applicable prior learning.
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.
In order to apply for an apprenticeship at Brighton & Hove City Council, you must have been ordinarily resident in the EEA for at least the previous three years on the first day of the apprenticeship or have some other residency eligibility status – See Annex A – apprenticeship Funding Rules. If you are resident through a visa, leave to remain or other means please confirm type and that any expiry date covers the duration of the apprenticeship once it is due to start.Those on a student visa may not be eligible. For further information regarding apprenticeship eligibility please visit: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/apprenticeship-funding-rules-for-employers/annex-a-eligibility-criteria-who-we-fund
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, female 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.