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Legal Services Team Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • Employer: Brent Council
  • Reference: BC/24/269974
  • Published: Wed 07/02/2024, 10:21 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 31/03/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary range: £22,370.40 p.a. inc. London Weighting (increase to £24,616.80 from 1 April)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, Middlesex HA9 0FJ, Brent

Get ahead with a Business Administrator L3 Apprenticeship in Legal Services at Brent Council 

Brent Council is committed to the continued expansion and development of all apprenticeship programmes for our residents. Our apprenticeship schemes at Brent is just one of the ways we grow our own talent within the borough. We work hard to represent our community, and are looking for likeminded people to join us. Working in Wembley Park, alongside our neighbours Wembley stadium, Wembley arena, Box Park and LDO, makes Brent an exciting location to work.

There is no age limit on an apprenticeship. An apprenticeship can be used for people starting out on their work life journey at the age of 16 or those changing a career for a different working life. 

Brief description of the role

Business Administrator level 3 Apprenticeship working in the Legal Services support team.

This role is working in the legal services practice management team, which helps to support our legal services within Brent.

Key functionalities

  • Administrative support to Legal Services including fielding of calls for the service
  • Accurate and timely data entry
  • Good understanding of all MS packages 
  • Good communication and people skills
  • To assist the Finance and Admin officer in organising and supporting Legal Services meetings and events.
  • Keen to learn, you will demonstrate good communication skills, an understanding of good customer service, team work and an interest in developing a career in business administration.
  • You will also need to show your interest in local government and the delivery of public services. We will also be looking for a flexible and positive approach to work. 

Qualifications required

English and Maths GCSE Grade C or L4 or above is essential. 

Not currently completing or have completed an Undergraduate or Master’s Degree. 

Good IT skills including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint is desirable.

The Apprenticeship

Here is a link to the Apprenticeship Standard that you will be working towards https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/business-administrator/

Simultaneously undertaking a comprehensive study programme towards the Level 3 apprenticeship.  You will gain valuable knowledge and skills which will be an asset to the council and your career. Our apprenticeship scheme offers significant assistance with training and provides the opportunity to improve skills for future career opportunities.

Please note there is an end point assessment at the end of this apprenticeship, which is carried out by an external assessor and will include:  A knowledge test, a Portfolio based interview and a Project presentation.

Closing Date: 31 March 2024 (23:59)

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested in this role, we advise that you to apply as soon as possible.

Assessment & Interview Date: April 2024

Supporting information - As part of your application please include a cover letter on why you are interested in this role.  Without a cover letter your application will not be reviewed.

Please note we prioritise our apprenticeships for Brent residents.

Additional Information

Start date: March / April 2024
Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time

Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.

The information we collect from you will be shared with Cifas who will use it to prevent fraud, other unlawful or dishonest conduct, malpractice, and other seriously improper conduct. Further details of how your information will be used by us and Cifas and your data protection rights, can be found here.

Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.

As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including “non-visible” disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on recruitment@brent.gov.uk 

  • Employer: Brent Council
  • Reference: BC/24/269974
  • Published: Wed 07/02/2024, 10:21 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 31/03/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary range: £22,370.40 p.a. inc. London Weighting (increase to £24,616.80 from 1 April)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, Middlesex HA9 0FJ, Brent

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