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Community Engagement Apprentice

  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 2936
  • Published: Fri 05/07/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 31/07/2024, 16:41 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £20,000 - £24,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London

Salary: £24,685 (LLW) with increases every 6 months rising to £31,469
Job Grade: Level 4 Apprentice 
Work Location: The postholder will work across several sites including our main office in Tottenham Hale and our site at the Edmonton EcoPark. There will also be opportunity for home/remote working
Hours per week: 36
Contract Type: Fixed Term for 20 months (15 months training, 5-month end point assessment)
Closing date: Sunday 28^th July 2024, 23:59

The candidate must be a resident of one of the 7 North London boroughs whom we serve; Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Hackney, Haringey, Islington, and Waltham Forest.

Employed by London Borough of Camden, the Community Engagement Apprentice will be based in North London Waste Authority (NLWA), serving Camden and six other north London boroughs.

About the Apprenticeship

  • Level 4 Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Practitioner
  • The role will be carried out with training provided by LDN Apprenticeships.  
  • The expected hours per week are 36, which includes 1 day a week for online training as part of the structured course curriculum. 
  • In addition, once every two months for approx. 2 hours, you will have one to one coaching and group workshops with LDN apprenticeships. 

About the role

This is an exciting new role to support North London Waste Authority’s community programmes, which include work with schools and local organisations. The overall aim of our social value work is to improve outcomes for residents in north London. Our social value programme provides opportunities like apprenticeships and training, workshops and site visits for schools, and funding for community groups. This is a chance to develop and contribute to a variety of projects during a transformational period at NLWA. You will create and support relationships with schools and community groups and ensure they are well-informed on visits and programmes. The role will also be involved in wider social value programmes within the authority and on the North London Heat and Power Project.

This role is for 20 months, fixed term to cover the period of the apprenticeship.  

About you

You will have a keen interest in social value and supporting local residents. You will be enthusiastic about providing real benefits to north London residents. You will be a good communicator, and possess a friendly, attitude. The postholder will be a proud representative of NLWA.

You will have an open approach to championing equality, diversity, and inclusion, and of groups which are active in overcoming social disadvantage. You will be an active advocate for building effective and coherent partnerships with schools, internal teams, contractors, and community groups.

For more information regarding this role please refer to the job profile.

About NLWA

Our mission is to preserve resources and the environment for future generations by exemplary planning, innovation, and communication in managing north London’s waste. 

We serve two million residents in seven boroughs and run communications and engagement campaigns to help them reduce their rubbish and recycle more. We campaign for government and industry action to reduce unnecessary single-use items, encourage reuse and repair and promote effective recycling. 

To help tackle the climate emergency and to prevent rubbish going to landfill, we are building the greenest Energy Recovery Facility in the country and modern recycling facilities at the Edmonton EcoPark, through the North London Heat and Power Project.

Working for NLWA

The post-holder will work for NLWA and work across several sites including our main office in Tottenham Hale but are employed by London Borough of Camden. The North London Heat and Power Project is located at Edmonton EcoPark. 

Working for Camden

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.

Additional information

To view the Job Profile, click HERE or copy and paste the link into your browser: 

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. You will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile.

Inclusion and Diversity 

We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

Anonymised Application – in keeping with Camden’s commitment to inclusion the recruitment to this role is anonymised and supports the objective of reducing the impact of unconscious bias.

Asking for Adjustments

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk  or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.

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  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 2936
  • Published: Fri 05/07/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 31/07/2024, 16:41 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £20,000 - £24,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London

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