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Dover District Council Operational Delivery Apprentice (Level 3/Advanced) – KT&A2515

Location:
Dover (

CT16 3PJ

)

Kent Training & Apprenticeships

14/08/2019

Closing date: 09/01/2020
Industry: Administration
Vacancy reference: KT&A2515

EMPLOYER DESCRIPTION

Dover District Council is actively regenerating the district with multi-million-pound investments in new commercial and leisure developments and new homes.

Combining coast and countryside, Dover district is a great place to live and work.

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DESCRIPTION OF VACANCY

This is an exciting time to work for Dover District Council, with several regeneration initiatives coming to fruition.

This new senior level apprenticeship will work closely with the Parking team to assist with day-to-day running of the parking team, including liaison with Civil Enforcement Officers, Council Officers, general public and members (Councillors) and the public.

The post will support and assist with:

  • Assisting with day-to-day Parking Operations functions; taking phone calls, answering emails relating to parking queries and associated administrative duties.
  • Work with outside partner organisations to develop a practical, realistic delivery of the prioritised Parking Strategy objectives.
  • Assist the team with advice and guidance to potential and established industry members             and businesses in the sector as appropriate.
  • Support the team with Disabled Bay applications, writing reports associated with the applications and working with partners to arrange installation of bays. Checking relevant applications to ensure the information supplied is correct.
  • Support the team and other Council officers.

HOURS

Monday to Friday

9am – 5pm

1 hour lunchbreak (unpaid)

WAGE

£216.45 per week

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Flexible approach to work and participates as a strong team player.
  • Ability to communicate professionally – both      written and oral.
  • Good organisational skills and time management.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Willingness to strive for excellence.
  • Ability to show continuous improvement and demonstrate a willingness to use initiative with unpredictable issues and problems.
  • Good IT skills

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Approachable.
  • Confident
  • Punctual.
  • Driven and a positive attitude.
  • Motivated and organised.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Ability to use you own initiative.
  • Someone who is well presented and polite.
  • Computer literate with an experience of Microsoft Office or equivalent.

Good telephone skills; able to speak confidently  with members of the public, officers and Councillors.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

A* – D GCSE English and Maths

TRAINING PROVIDED

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework – 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.

 

Additional Detail

As of 1st April 2019, the NMW for Apprentices is £3.90 per hour. This applies to 16 - 18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training.

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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