Post Ref: TMPC15 - Human Resources Apprentice - Learning & Development

Post Ref: TMPC15 - Human Resources Apprentice - Learning & Development

Salary: £17,364 - £17,711 per annum - Grade 2. 37 hours per week. Fixed term 2 years.

An exciting development opportunity has arisen within our HR department for an Apprentice to formally train and develop the skills to become a HR professional within the Learning & Development field.

This job will provide on-the-job training and experience in a Local Government setting, combined with undertaking a formal Level 3 Learning and Development Practitioner apprenticeship training course, leading to Associate Membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). 20% of your time at work will be allocated to your apprenticeship training. This opportunity will enable the right candidate to fully experience the inner workings of Learning and Development within a small Human Resources team in a large organisation that serves the public.

You will learn how to deal with everyday employee Learning & Development queries and issues whilst learning problem-solving skills along the journey. You’ll be working alongside the Learning & Development Co-ordinator and guided throughout the contract, being able to lean on their experience and others within the HR Team. We are a small, friendly team and would welcome anyone looking to develop a career in Training, HR or Learning & Development.

Broxtowe Borough Council employs around 750 employees and includes a wholly-owned Leisure Company across different sites within the Borough. The HR Team deals with all employment matters and the Learning and Development Team deal with all corporate and vocational training matters, including skills development and training records, together with the development and administration of the Council’s learning management system (Broxtowe Learning Zone) and everything in between.

Be part of our growing Apprenticeship Programme where you will be supported and have the opportunity to network with our other apprentices whilst developing your career.

We’re looking for an individual who has experience in:

  • Dealing with people
  • Administration
  • Using Microsoft Word and Excel

 The ideal candidate would be:

  • Someone who is interested in Human Resources
  • Able to problem-solve and be inquisitive
  • Understand the need to be sensitive and to maintain confidentiality
  • Up for a challenge!
  • Someone who can represent our ’GREAT’ values as a Council

 We offer:

    • a generous annual leave entitlement of 27 days plus 8 days bank holidays.
    • flexible working arrangements including flexi-time
    • gym membership discount at Liberty Leisure
    • access to a benefits package offering discounts on supermarkets, cinema tickets, high street and online retailers

What you need to know:

    • The role is for a fixed term of around two years
    • Working hours are 37 per week, with normal office hours being Monday to Friday, 8.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. (4.30 p.m. on Fridays)
    • You will undertake formal training during the contract which will be provided by an external training provider – willingness to travel occasionally will be essential.
    • We are happy to consider part-time hours (minimum of 30 per week)
    • Apprenticeships are available to anyone aged 16 or over and there is no upper age limit.

Successfully shortlisted candidates will be asked to attend a formal interview which will include a test/scenario/exercise in order to determine suitability for the role.

For an informal chat, please feel free to contact Aaron Gidney, Human Resources Manager on 0115 9173552.

This is a re-advertisement, previous applicants need not apply.

Please quote reference No: TMPC15

Expected interview date: Mid-February 2020

Closing date: Wednesday 5 February 2020 at 5.00pm

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Why join us?

The Council has five GREAT values which represent our standards and expectations of how we’ll work.

As a disability confident employer and an organisation that is committed to equal opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

The Council embraces flexible ways of working to ensure that we can attract the best talent and experience and get the most from our employees. Whilst meeting the needs of our residents is a priority and we can’t guarantee we can accept all flexible working requests, we are happy to discuss your options when you apply for a job with us.

As a Broxtowe Borough Council employee you can enjoy many benefits including a generous pension fund, loyalty awards and family friendly policies to help you balance your work and family life, as well as discounts and offers as part of our employee benefits scheme.

Read more about the benefits of working at Broxtowe Borough Council.

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