Building Control Administration Apprentice (Level 2/Intermediate)

Location
Sevenoaks, Kent
Salary
£136.90 per week
Posted
07 Nov 2018
Closes
07 Dec 2018
Ref
KT&A2109
Specialism
Administration
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Undisclosed

Employer Description

Sevenoaks District Council is the local authority for the Sevenoaks District. We provide services for our residents including: Refuse collections, Council Tax & Benefits, Licensing, Environmental Health, Planning & Building Control, Housing Services, Communities & Business Services, Parking Services, Electoral Services plus many more.

 

Description of Vacancy

We are seeking to recruit an adaptable and pro-active Building Control Administration Apprentice to provide administrative support to our busy Building Control team based in Sevenoaks, covering both Sevenoaks and Tonbridge & Malling.

Responsibilities
We are seeking to recruit an adaptable and pro-active Building Control Administration Apprentice to provide administrative support to our busy Building Control team based in Sevenoaks, covering both Sevenoaks and Tonbridge & Malling.

You will assist the team with day to day administrative issues, including booking site inspections and answering general enquiries, sorting and distributing incoming post and maintaining project files. You will also be able to take ownership in special projects with the full support and guidance from the team.

You will need to have excellent communication skills (both oral and written), demonstrate an attention to detail and have good IT skills. You will need to work on your own initiative, have a flexible approach, and the ability to manage and prioritise your workload.

In return we will support, guide and help develop you through your first step of the career ladder of an exciting and varied career in Building Control.

 

Hours

37 hours per week

Monday – Thursday – 8.30pm – 5pm (1hr for lunch, unpaid)

Friday 08.30am-4.30pm (approx.) 1 hr for lunch unpaid

 

Skills Required

Good verbal and written skills
Ability to work with all levels of staff
Good IT skills, including Outlook and Excel
Good attention to detail

 

Personal Qualities

Able to work within a team as well as under own initiative.
Able to work confidentially.
Demonstrate an attention to detail.
Adaptable and pro-active
Ability to prioritise work and be adaptable to changing work demands

 

Qualifications Required

Minimum A-D in English and Maths.

 

Training Provided

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Standard – consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

 

Important Information

The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.

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