Camden Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships for 16-24 year olds

Camden Apprenticeships can support you in getting an apprenticeship if you:
  • are a Camden resident or former Camden secondary school student
  • are aged 16 to 24 years old
  • do not have a degree or Level 4 qualification

We can offer you:

  • information, advice and guidance to find out your interests and help you choose the right job
  • pre and post employment support, offering recruitment advice which effectively matches your skills to the job

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Current apprenticeships for 16-24 year old Camden residents, Camden care leavers or former Camden Secondary School students:

Current apprenticeships for 18-24 year old Camden residents, Camden care leavers or former Camden Secondary School students:

Current apprenticeships open to residents in Camden and other boroughs

Current Apprenticeships with no age restrictions:


Camden Council’s Market Team is recruiting a Market Administration Apprentice

We have an exciting opportunity for you to train, earn and learn. Camden Council’s Market Team is offering an opportunity to an 18 to 24 year old Camden resident or Camden care leaver or former Camden Secondary School student (who are eligible to work in the UK and without a degree) to become a Market Administration Apprentice.

•    Salary: £186 per week increasing to £205 per week after 6 months (paid monthly)
•    Hours: Monday - Friday (36 hours per week)
•    Contract length: 12 months
•    Apprenticeship: Intermediate NVQ in Business Administration (Level 2)
•    Based: Arlington Road, Camden
•    Application deadline: Midnight on Thursday 18th August 2016
•    Selection Day will be held on: Thursday 25th August at 2.00pm
•    Employer Interviews will be held: Week commencing 29th August 2016
•    Start date: September 2015

Environment services is responsible for managing and delivering our duties as a statutory waste collection and statutory litter authority, providing domestic and commercial waste and recycling services, street cleansing services and running Regis Road recycling and reuse centre.

Under the guidance of the Market Development Officer, you will be handling enquiries and service requests relating to permanent/casual and event licenses, complaints, general enquiries and service requests. You will also be assessing complaints, taking the initiative to resolve when possible with high quality written and verbal responses, or escalating when necessary. You will provide administrative support to the Market Team, including database and record management, devising statistical data and responding to correspondence such as financial reconciliation, assisting with debt management and setting up payment plans.   

To apply:

 Please read through the advert and job description then complete and send your completed CV form along with a covering email explaining why you are suitable for the role to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk using the subject heading ‘Market Administration Apprentice’ by midnight – Thursday 18th August 2016.


Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children is recruiting a Medical Education Assistant Apprentice

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust (GOSH) is a national centre of excellence in the provision of specialist children's health care, currently delivering the widest range of

•    Salary: £287.40 per week
•    Hours : 9am-5.30pm (Monday – Friday)
•    Contract length: 12 months
•    Apprenticeship: Level 2 Apprenticeship in Business Administration
•    Based: London, WC1N 3JH
•    Closing date for applications: Thursday 4th  August 2016
•    HAWK Assessment : Tuesday 9th Aug 2016
•    Possible start date: TBC

Working  within the Medical Directorate division sits the Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) Team that specialises in the design, delivery of a wide range of inter professional programmes for medical staff in GOSH. The PGME Design team work closely with a broad range of staff across the Trust, to meet the educational and professional development needs of the medical workforce.
This post-holder will be a key member of the PGME design team and will help to provide a smooth and efficient courses and events service to the medical workforce.

To apply:

Read the attached vacancy description carefully. Then send your CV Form along with a covering letter or email demonstrating your suitability for the role to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk by 4pm on Thursday 4th August 2016. Please ensure you use the subject heading ‘GOSH Medical Education’ in your email subject title heading. Please note this is a HAWK vacancy and Camden Apprenticeship Team  are advertising the role.


The London School of Economics and Political Science is recruiting an Apprentice Receptionist

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)  www.lse.ac.uk  is recruiting a 16-24 year old Camden resident, Camden care leaver or former Camden Secondary School student to become an Apprentice Receptionist.

•    Salary: £330 per week which amounts to £17,170 per year
•    Hours: 35 hours per week Monday to Friday
•    Location: Holborn, London
•    Apprenticeship: Intermediate Apprenticeship in Customer Service (Level 2)
•    Closing date: Thursday 4th August 2016
•    Selection day: Wednesday 10th August 2016
•    Employer interviews: Week commencing 15th August 2016
•    Start date: Early September 2016

LSE is one of the foremost social science universities in the world.  Its research and teaching span the full breadth of the social sciences, from economics, politics and law to sociology, anthropology, accounting and finance.

They are looking for an apprentice to work in a varied receptionist role.  The apprentice will be the first point for contact for visitors and telephone calls to the office and will also organise the distribution of emails and post to the right colleagues as well as providing general administration support to the directorate.  They are looking for someone who is able to provide a professional, efficient, organised and effective reception service with high standards of customer service at all times.

To apply:

Please read through the advert and job description then complete and send your completed CV form along with a covering email explaining why you are suitable for the role to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk using the subject heading ‘LSE Receptionist’ by Midnight on Thursday 4th August 2016.

Camden Council is recruiting THREE Apprentice Personal Assistants

We have an exciting new opportunity for you to train, earn and learn. The Chief Officer Support team is offering an opportunity to three 16 to 24 year old Camden residents or former Camden Secondary School students to become Apprentice Personal Assistants (PAs).

•    Salary: £187 per week, rising to £206 per week after 6 months
•    Hours: 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday
•    Contract length: 12 months
•    Apprenticeship: Intermediate Apprenticeship in Business Administration (Level 2)
•    Based: Kings Cross
•    Closing date: Thursday 4th August 2016
•    Selection days: Thursday 4th August and Wednesday 10th August 2016
•    Interviews will be held on: Week Commencing 15th August (may be followed by a work trial)
•    Start date: Mid-September 2016

You will work with the Chief Officer Support team which supports the Chief Executive and other Directors across the Council. You will support the team by providing diary support and ensuring that senior officers have everything they need for their meetings. You will also assist the team in answering queries and correspondence from internal and external customers via letter, email and phone. This is a unique position that will enable you to understand how the Council is run. Through the apprenticeship you will gain practical experience working for Camden Council whilst pursuing a Business Administration Apprenticeship qualification at Level 2.

To apply:

Please send your completed CV form along with a covering email explaining why you are suitable for the role to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk   using the subject heading ‘Personal Assistant’ by midnight on Thursday 4th Aug 2016.


Camden Council is recruiting FIVE Apprentice Business Support Officers

We have an exciting new opportunity for you to train, earn and learn. Camden Council’s Business Support service is offering an opportunity to five 16 to 24 year old Camden residents or former Camden Secondary School students to become Apprentice Business Support Officers.

•  Salary: £187 per week, rising to £206 per week after 6 months
•    Hours: 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday
•    Contract length: 12 months
•    Apprenticeship: Intermediate Apprenticeship in Business Administration (Level 2)
•    Based: Kings Cross
•    Closing date: Thursday 4th August 2016
•    Selection days: Thursday 4th August and Wednesday 10th August 2016
•    Interviews will be held on: Week Commencing 15th August (may be followed by a work trial)
•    Start date: Mid-September 2016

    Business Support Officers provide a professional, proactive, customer focussed business administration service to the organisation, enabling services to meet their obligations and Council objectives.  Through the apprenticeship you will gain practical experience working for Camden Council whilst pursuing a Business Administration Apprenticeship qualification at Level 2.

    To apply:

    Please send your completed CV form along with a covering email explaining why you are suitable for the role to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk   using the subject heading ‘Business Support’ by midnight on Thursday 4th Aug 2016.


    Camden Council is recruiting TWO Information & Records Management Apprentices

    We have an exciting new opportunity for you to train, earn and learn. Camden Council’s Information and Records Management service is offering an opportunity to two 18 to 24 year old Camden residents or former Camden Secondary School students to become Information and Records Management Apprentices.

    •    Salary: £187 per week, rising to £206 per week after 6 months
    •    Hours: 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday
    •    Contract length: 12 months
    •    Apprenticeship: Intermediate Apprenticeship in Business Administration (Level 2)
    •    Based: Kings Cross
    •    Closing date: Thursday 4th August 2016
    •    Selection days: Thursday 4th August and Wednesday 10th August 2016
    •    Interviews will be held on: Week Commencing 15th August (may be followed by a work trial)
    •    Start date: Mid-September 2016

    The Information and Records Management team support Camden council to make sure records are stored securely and can be accessed in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act, Environmental Information Regulations and Data Protection Act.  They are looking for a responsible and resilient apprentice to help the team to provide this key service to staff in Camden council and residents in the borough of Camden. Through the apprenticeship you will gain practical experience working for the Council whilst pursuing a Business Administration Apprenticeship qualification at Level 2.

    To apply:

    Please send your completed CV form along with a covering email explaining why you are suitable for the role to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk   using the subject heading ‘Information & Records Management’ by midnight on Thursday 4th Aug 2016


    Access Self Storage are recruiting a Customer Service Apprentices

    Access Self Storage Ltd is one of the UK’s leading self storage businesses. Self storage is a rapidly growing industry, experiencing phenomenal growth and resilience, even through recession. Currently, Access Self Storage Ltd has stores in 56 locations, from Southampton in the South to Manchester in the North, with the concentration in and around London. There are 5-6 vacancies.

    •    Salary: £170 per week
    •    Hours: 40 hours per week
    •    Contract length: 12 months
    •    Apprenticeship: Level 2 in Customer Service
    •    Based: Multiple locations
    •    Closing date for applications: These roles will close as soon as they have been filled.

    To apply:

    Read the vacancy description carefully. Then send your CV along with a covering letter or email demonstrating your suitability for the role to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk as soon as possible. Please ensure you use the subject heading ‘Access Self Storage’ in your email subject title heading.


    GP surgeries across Camden and Islington CITE are recruiting Reception Administrative Assistants Apprentice

    As Apprentice Receptionist at the GP Surgery you will be the first point of contact, ensuring that all visitors receive a warm welcome and excellent service. Also, you will assist the team in administrative functions to support the running of the Practice and contribute to patient care. The opportunity will give you an insight into business and administration role within NHS sector with long term prospects.

    •    Salary: £160 – £190 per week
    •    Hours: 40 hours per week
    •    Contract length: 12 months
    •    Apprenticeship: Intermediate NVQ (Level 2 – Business Administration)
    •    Based: Camden and other Locations
    •    Closing date for applications: This role will close as soon as it’s filled.
    •    Interview start date: ASAP
    •    Possible start date: ASAP

    Most apprentices who complete this course successfully are offered permanent positions with the same employer – often studying for Level Business Administration qualifications as well as Functional Skills qualification in English and Math’s (but if you have a recent GCSE in these subjects you can skip these parts of the course).

    To apply:

    Read the vacancy description carefully. Then send your CV along with a covering letter or email demonstrating your suitability for the role to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk  as soon as possible. Please ensure you use the subject heading ‘Apprentice Reception Admin Assistant’ in your email subject title heading. Please note this is a CITE vacancy and Camden Apprenticeship Team  are advertising the role


    You can find more apprenticeship information and search for vacancies at:

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    Please note that speculative applications are not accepted.

    Additional Apprenticeship Assessment days on offer

    For your chance to be considered for a range of apprenticeships, prove your potential at weekly  assessment days.  Successful applicants will be put forward for interviews with employers based on their career preferences.

    Please contact us on: apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk to book a place for the next session.

    Want some extra help to get through the recruitment process?

    If you are 18 to 24 years old, you can be put in touch with a mentor who can help with application forms, interview preparation, help in improving your literacy and numeracy skills, or any other support you might need in accessing an apprenticeship. All you need to do is call 020 7974 6474 (Ray) or 020 7974 8778 (Joanne) and tell us you would like a mentor – we will arrange the rest.

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