Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship (Social Change) - Project Support Apprentice

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Recruiter
Samaritans
Location
The Upper Mill, Kingston Road, Epsom, KT17 2AF
Salary
£20,000.00 annually
Posted
28 May 2021
Closes
25 Jun 2021
Ref
VAC001717107
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
You will contribute to our vision and strategy through performing project and support roles within a range of high-performing teams at Samaritans. The rotational placements for our Project Support Apprenticeships are likely to include roles within our Fundraising, Marketing, Communications, Policy Campaigns and Partnerships and Finance teams.

You will provide support on work-based projects, coordinate administration activities and lead on small projects. We hope that this experience will develop your understanding and experience of how business processes work in practice and how these align to our charity, to create, facilitate and support social change.

Key Responsibilities may include:
  • Working on supervised work-based projects within a business area
  • Support teams with general coordination and business process activities
  • Contribute to the development and improvement of our business processes
  • Supporting learning, evaluation, knowledge management and capacity building initiatives of Samaritans
  • Prepare communications materials (internal and external)
  • Support Fundraising and Marketing projects, events and day to day activities


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

We believe that the individual perspective you bring is critical to our charity's mission.

We are looking for people who are curious, collaborative and compassionate! You will be eager to learn and passionate about contributing to the success of projects at Samaritans.

Samaritans is wholly committed to inclusion and diversity and to building a culture and environment where everyone is appreciated for the unique person they are. We warmly welcome applications from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences.
  • An interest in making a difference and contributing to our vision to reduce suicide
  • Able to work independently to support our teams with key deliverables
  • Great written and verbal communication skills
  • A flexible and proactive attitude
  • Great time management skills - able to work on a few tasks at once


Personal qualities

  • Curious
  • Compassionate
  • Collaborative

Our Samaritans behaviours are key to how we work together. These will be key to how you work and how you achieve results in your role. We are committed to recruiting people with these shared values:
  • We support each other
  • We trust each other
  • We are aspirational for Samaritans
  • We treat each other with respect
  • We are inclusive


Desired qualifications

Generally, we expect our degree apprentices to demonstrate similar academic achievements to full-time BSc students.
  • A-level
  • AAA

Excludes:
  • General Studies
  • Critical thinking

International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • 36 points overall, including 6,6,6 from three Higher Level subjects. This must include a minimum of 4 in Standard Level Mathematics.
  • BTEC(RQF)
  • D*DD

Full BTEC entry requirements:

https://www.qmul.ac.uk/undergraduate/entry/btec/#d.en.639818

Access to HE

We consider applications from students with the Access to Higher Education Diploma on a case-by-case basis.

GCSE
  • GCSE English and Mathematics at grade C or 4 or above required.

Professional Experience

Given the vocational nature of Degree Apprenticeships consideration will be given to reducing the academic entry requirements should applicants have relevant work experience. Queen Mary and the employer will agree to consider such applications on a case by case basis.

In terms of residency, to be eligible for an Apprenticeship you must:
  • Be a citizen of a country within the European Economic Area (EEA) (including other countries determined within the EEA or those with bilateral agreements), and have been ordinarily resident in the EEA (including other countries determined within the EEA or those with bilateral agreements), for at least the previous three years on the first day of the apprenticeship

OR
  • Have the right of abode and the right to work in the UK and have been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least the previous three years before the start of the apprenticeship

OR
  • Be a non-EEA citizen with permission from the UK government to live in the UK, (not for educational purposes) and have been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least the previous three years before the start of the apprenticeship


Future prospects

We will offer you the training and support you need to consider working as a Project Officer role within Samaritans.

We can't guarantee employment with Samaritans, once your apprenticeship has finished, but we will support you with your future career aspirations and facilitate career opportunity discussions within the rotational teams that you have spent time with.

Things to consider

Samaritans is wholly committed to inclusion and diversity and to building a culture and environment where everyone is appreciated for the unique person they are. We warmly welcome applications from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences.

Employee Benefits
  • Competitive salary
  • 28 days' annual leave (25 days annual leave plus 3 wellbeing days)
  • An inclusive company culture that promotes and encourages flexible working (including home-working, part-time and flexi-hours)
  • Mental Health First Aiders (provide peer to peer, confidential emotional support at work)
  • Employee Assistance Programme (confidential helpline providing 24-hour, 7 day a week support)
  • Health Cash Plan (employees can claim money back on their health and wellbeing costs including dental, optical and physiotherapy)
  • Central Office, Ewell: Free car parking, shower/changing facilities and staff-ran exercise classes

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