What will the apprentice be doing?
The post is an entry level Public Health development post and as such you will develop specialist knowledge and skills to work across all the domains of public health; health protection, healthcare public health and health improvement.
You will have the opportunity to work on projects in many aspects of public health including stop smoking, pandemic response and infectious diseases, alcohol harm and mental health.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
You will undertake a Public health practitioner (integrated degree) Level 6 apprenticeship. Full details can be found at: https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/
The degree will be accredited by Sunderland University but you will be part of a Yorkshire and Humber group who will study remotely and in locations in Yorkshire. The applicant will not need to travel to Sunderland University for study.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
There may be opportunity to apply for a permanent contract within the Council, but this is not guaranteed.
We believe that the experience you will gain throughout your apprenticeship will significantly enhance your ability to find employment inside or outside our organisation.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or above) Essential
Things to consider
You will need A Levels or equivalent to the value of 112 UCAS points. (Lesser qualifications may be accepted where the applicant is able to demonstrate experience. Please get in touch if this applies to you.)