Building Control Administration Apprentice (Level 2/Intermediate)

Location
Sevenoaks, Kent
Salary
£136.90 per week (approx.)
Posted
18 Feb 2019
Closes
18 Mar 2019
Ref
KT&A2109
Job Level
Apprentice
Contract Type
Apprenticeship
Hours
Full Time

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.

Wage

£136.90 per week (approx.)

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.

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