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Policy Officer Level 4 Apprenticeship

Employer
South Gloucestershire Council
Location
Council Offices, Badminton Road, Bristol, BS37 5AF
Salary
£23,080.00 annually
Closing date
1 Feb 2022

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Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
March
Duration
Permanent
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What will you be doing?
  • You'll be working closely and alongside experienced staff to undertake a range of policy and public affairs activities, with a particular focus on the Partnership's rapidly emerging Net Zero workstream
  • You'll learn how to undertake research and analysis to inform programme and project development by commissioning independent research and horizon scanning activities
  • You will assist the Policy Officer with preparing briefing notes, presentations, speaking notes for Western Gateway Board Members, Business leaders and stakeholders
  • You'll gain experience and exposure by attending external events and feedback key messages and content to the Policy Officer
  • You will support projects with a range of internal and external stakeholders to help contribute and support the development and delivery of the Western Gateway's priorities
  • The most challenging aspect of your apprenticeship will be working in a varied role and one where you will need to use initiative
  • Throughout your 19-month apprenticeship, we will allocate you a workplace mentor to give you guidance and support in completing your Level 4 Policy Officer apprenticeship standard

Things we need you to know:

All candidates that successfully reach the interview stages will be required to provide a 10-minute presentation as part of the recruitment process.

The salary for this apprenticeship is HAY 9 set at £23,080 per annum.

As part of this training route, you do need to undertake a basic skills assessment as part of the selection process. These will be emailed to you by the training provider, JGA and be completed by the deadline set.

As part of your apprenticeship, you will complete a Level 4 Policy Officer apprenticeship standard.

Throughout your working day you will experience various online meetings as necessary to discuss the projects that you are working on with people in the team. We all keep in touch via chats and calls in Microsoft Teams - there is always someone on-hand.

The apprenticeship training requires you to attend all online learning.

To successfully complete the apprenticeship, you will be required you to complete an end point assessment that consists of a Multiple-choice test, Written Policy Exercise, Presentation with Q&A and Professional discussion.

For further detail about this apprenticeship, please download the job description.

What we need from you:
  • Ideally, you hold a minimum qualification in GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English or be willing to undertake and gain Functional Skills in English and Maths as part of the apprenticeship
  • You will need A 'Levels in any subject (or equivalent)
  • You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills to include report writing
  • You will be able to prioritise workloads to meet peaks in demand which will involve being flexible and resilient to meet deadlines

How a career at South Gloucestershire Council is different:

We value our staff as individuals, investing in their careers and we are recognised for the quality, breadth and depth of our training and development offer, which helps make the greatest long-term difference in work.

We recognise that our diverse team of skilled and dedicated people make us a great place to work. We welcome applications from everyone and ensure that individuals are selected, promoted and developed on the basis of their merits and abilities.

Our teams are making a real difference to the lives of people who live, work and learn here:
  • We're providing essential services across our internal network to ensure we can fully support our community
  • We're positive and forward thinking, always looking for new and innovative ways of working work and we're ambitious about the future
  • We've achieved a great deal, but we need talented and dedicated people to ensure we continue to make a difference

We're making a difference, be part of it!

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills to include report writing


Personal qualities

  • Hardworking
  • Dedicated
  • Enthusiastic
  • Team player
  • You will be able to prioritise workloads to meet peaks in demand which will involve being flexible and resilient to meet deadline


Desired qualifications

  • Ideally, you hold a minimum qualification in GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English or be willing to undertake and gain Functional Skills in English and Maths as part of the apprenticeship
  • You will need A 'Levels in any subject (or equivalent)


Future prospects

The employer is looking for the Apprentice to potentially transition into a full-time member of staff.

Things to consider

Things we need you to know:

All candidates that successfully reach the interview stages will be required to provide a 10-minute presentation as part of the recruitment process.

The salary for this apprenticeship is HAY 9 set at £23,080 per annum.

As part of this training route, you do need to undertake a basic skills assessment as part of the selection process. These will be emailed to you by the training provider, JGA and be completed by the deadline set.

As part of your apprenticeship, you will complete a Level 4 Policy Officer apprenticeship standard.

Throughout your working day you will experience various online meetings as necessary to discuss the projects that you are working on with people in the team. We all keep in touch via chats and calls in Microsoft Teams - there is always someone on-hand.

The apprenticeship training requires you to attend all online learning.

To successfully complete the apprenticeship, you will be required you to complete an end point assessment that consists of a Multiple-choice test, Written Policy Exercise, Presentation with Q&A and Professional discussion.

For further detail about this apprenticeship, please download the job description.
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