Camden Council - Nursery Assistant

Camden Council’s Nurseries and Children's centres is offering the chance for a Camden resident, former Camden secondary school student or Camden care leaver to become a nursery apprentice.

Job details:

  • Starting salary: £379 per week -£19,804 per year
  • Contract length: 12/18 months 
  • Hours: 36 hours per week – Monday to Friday (Shifts)
  • Qualification: Level 2/3 Childcare (dependent on experience)
  • Based: Across the borough of Camden 
  • Application deadline: 5pm on Monday 29 July
  • Employer interview: To be confirmed 
  • Start date: September 2019/January 2020 (subject to references)

About the team 

The children's centres and nurseries are spread across the borough. They support Camden users through pregnancy and birth, until their child is 5 years old. 

Please refer to the job description for full list of duties and required skills relating to this post.

To apply for this role, you must:

  • Be a Camden resident/ care leaver, former Camden secondary school student or Camden care leaver
  • Have GCSE grades A*- D or equivalent in maths and English
  • Be willing to undergo a written test as part of the recruitment process
  • Have been resident in the UK / EU for the last 3 years.
  • Have relevant ID proving your right to work in the UK.

NB: Please note that if you are employed you will not be  placed in a nursery that your child attends.

Camden Apprenticeships values the diversity of our community and encourages employers to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

A guaranteed invitation to a pre-screening interview is offered to all care leavers who meet the minimum requirements for this role.

How to apply


1. If you have not already done so, please register here.
2. Read the job description carefully
3. Complete a CV form
4. Send this, along with a covering email explaining why you want to apply for this apprenticeship, to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk by midnight on Monday 29 July. Please use the subject heading ‘Nursery Assistant Camden Council’ Team.

Camden Council - Corporate Finance Accountancy Officer

Camden Council is offering an exciting opportunity to Camden residents, Camden care leavers and former Camden secondary school students to become a Corporate Finance Accountancy Apprentice.
Whilst working, you will study towards achieving a Level 3 or 4 qualification in Professional Accounting.

Job details:

  • Salary: £10.55ph -£379pw
  • Hours: 36 Monday Friday
  • Contract length: 18 months for level 3 or 24 months for level 4 apprenticeship
  • Apprenticeship: level 3 or 4 Professional Accounting
  • Based: King’s Cross, 5 Pancras Square / Camley Street  
  • Closing date for applications: Monday 29 July 2019
  • Selection day:  ongoing
  • Employer Interview, Presentation and Test: to be confirmed
  • Possible start date: September 2019, subject to references and Standard DBS check

The Finance and Procurement division offers financial advice and support and delivers a wide variety of finance-based disciplines to services across the Council. You will report to the Controls Manager but will work across the division and in other services. Supporting finance in various teams such as purchase to pay, controls, directorate based finance teams, credit control and audit, you’ll be helping to deliver a high quality finance and accountancy function while being supported to develop your skills and study towards a high-class qualification.

Your tasks will include:

  • Using various financial systems to enable payment of invoices, collection of debts and receipt of income
  • Processing and authorising invoices and supporting service users and suppliers
  • Completing reconciliations and taking appropriate action where required
  • Assisting with budget monitoring
  • Support qualified accountants across the division
  • Assisting with control accounts and bank reconciliations

The ideal candidate will:

  • have an eye for detail and strong mathematical skills
  • have excellent ICT skills
  • be methodical, well organised and flexible
  • show understanding and enthusiasm
  • have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • be able to work using own initiative and as part of a team
  • be reliable with excellent time keeping
  • Interested and willing to learn about finance and ICT systems

You’ll be supported in your studies with day release to college, and Camden will provide a mentor to assist with your professional development.

To apply for this role you must:

  • be aged 16+
  • be a Camden resident, Camden care leaver or former Camden secondary school student
  • have lived in the UK or any other EU country for the past 3 years
  • not  already have an NVQ level 3 in Accountancy
  • be prepared to sit an assessment to establish appropriate level of apprenticeship
  • Have achieved Maths and English GCSE Grade C or equivalent ideally 5 GCSE A-C grades or other comparable qualifications

How to apply

1. If you have not already done so, please register here.
2. Read the job description carefully
3. Complete a CV email form
 or send this, along with a covering email explaining why you want to apply for this apprenticeship, to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk  by midnight on Monday 29 July. Please use the subject heading ‘Corporate Finance Accountancy Officer’.

Camden Council - Twenty Five ICT Officers

Up to 25 new ICT apprenticeships at Camden Council coming soon. Starting salary £19,804 per year

Camden Council’s Digital Services team will soon be recruiting up to twenty five ICT Apprentices for an autumn 2019 start.
These roles will be open to Camden residents, former Camden secondary school students and Camden care leavers. This means less competition and more chance of success!

Positions will be at Level 3 or 4 and are likely to be available in the following areas:

  • IT Solutions
  • Software Development/Testing
  • Project Management
  • Business Analysis
  • Digital and Technology Solutions
  • Cyber Security
  • Network Engineering
  • Infrastructure Technician
  • Network Engineering

You must:

  • Be a Camden resident or a former Camden secondary school student or a Camden care leaver
  • Have lived in the EU for the past 3 years
  • Have the right to work in the UK

What to do next:

We want to hear from you. To express your interest in applying, please email apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk  or call 02079748778 or 02079743463. We will then contact you when the roles go live to provide you with the full details.

KX Estates - Trainee Property Manager

KX Estates is offering the chance for a Camden/Islington resident, former Camden/Islington secondary school student or Camden/Islington care leaver to become a Trainee Property Manager. 

Job details

  • Salary: £20,572 per year
  • Contract length: 18 months 
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week
  • Based: Kings Cross
  • Application deadline: Midnight – Wednesday 7 August
  • Employer interview: End of August
  • Start date: September 2019

About KX Estates

The public areas and many of the buildings on the Kings Cross estate are managed and maintained by King’s Cross Estate Services. This dedicated team is committed to keeping King’s Cross clean, well-maintained, well-lit and secure day and night. The team respond quickly to issues or concerns and are also involved in organising and managing events and activities.

About the role 

As a Trainee Property Manager, you will learn how to oversee the day to day operations of buildings. This will include health & safety, building repairs and maintenance as well as customer services provided to building occupiers such as cleaning, security & reception and landscaping. You will learn how to ensure that Landlords and Managing Agents such us ourselves comply with current laws and regulations. You will receive training in how to work within a budget and maintain accurate records of all expenditure and relating paperwork.

Training will be provided in all aspects of the work. Your tasks will include:

  • Completing a Housing and Property Management Assistant Level 2 apprenticeship qualification
  • Reviewing permits for requests to carry out construction work
  • Updating the building log book with details of how a property operates 
  • Processing and managing service charge documentation
  • Assisting the Property Manager to source goods and services within a specified budget

What skills do you need for this role?

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills      
  • Basic IT Skills
  • An enthusiasm to learn and develop                
  • The ability to work well in a team
  • Honesty                          
  • A professional approach to work

To apply for this role, you must:

  • Be a 18 + year old Camden/Islington resident, Camden/Islington care leaver or former Camden/Islington secondary school student.
  • Have been resident in the UK / EU for the last 3 years.
  • Have relevant ID proving your right to work in the UK.

How to apply


1. Read the job description carefully. 
2. Visit the employer website to learn more about them: KX Estates
3. Complete a CV form.
4. Send this, along with a covering email explaining why you want to apply for this apprenticeship, to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk by 5pm on Wednesday 7 August using the subject heading ‘Property Management’ in your email.

Haverstock School - Adminstrator

Haverstock School is a comprehensive school on Haverstock Hill, Chalk Farm for students aged 11 to 18. It is a kind and friendly environment where everyone is valued, known and feels safe. They support each other in a spirit of cooperation and help each other to succeed. They want their students to enjoy and benefit from all aspects of their school experience.

The Details

  • Contract length: 18 months
  • Starting salary: £379 per week -£19,804 per year  
  • Qualification: Level 3 Business Administration
  • Hours: 35hrs per week 8am-4pm/9am-5pm
  • Based: Chalk Farm
  • Application deadline: 7th August 2019
  • Interviews with employer: T.B.C
  • Start date: Possible start date September

Job Purpose

  • To support the provision of a comprehensive administrative and organised service to the school.
  • To support staff by carrying out routine administrative work in all areas of the school.
  • To support and cover for the Main Reception and Student Services Reception as required.

Apprentices’ tasks will include:                         

  • To compile letters/documents as requested by staff, including exclusion letters.
  • To produce address labels for school mail outs.
  • To undertake photocopying as required.
  • To undertake data input into SIMS and other databases.
  • Ordering supplies and equipment as instructed.
  • Processing data such as examination results for senior leaders.
  • To support the distribution of school reports and produce the necessary signing in registers for parent/carer consultation evenings.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE’s English Lang. & Maths A-C or equivalent
  • Qualifications desired
  • 5 GCSE’s including English Lang. & Maths A-C or equivalent

Skills required include:

  • Have excellent ICT skills.
  • Ability to work in a busy and sometimes challenging school environment
  • Be an effective communicator, both in writing and spoken, particularly when writing personal letters to parents/carers.
  • Have high levels of personal integrity.
  • Have an excellent attendance record.

Criteria

  • Camden resident, Camden care leaver or former Camden Secondary School student
  • You must have been resident in the UK / EU for over 3 years
  • Have the right to work in the UK

How to apply

  1. If you have not already done so, please register here.
  2. Read the job description carefully
  3. Complete a CV form
  4. Send this, along with a covering email explaining why you want to apply for this apprenticeship, to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk by midnight on Wednesday 7th August. Please use the subject heading ‘Haverstock School’ .

T-TECH -Service Desk Analyst

T-Tech are recruiting for a Service Desk Analyst


An exciting opportunity for you to train, earn and learn.  T-Tech is offering the chance for a Camden resident, former Camden secondary school student or Camden care leaver to become an Apprentice Service Desk Analyst studying for NVQ Level 3 Infrastructure Technician qualification.

Job details:

  • Starting salary: £ 250.00 per week -£13,000 per year
  • Contract length:  12-18 months
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week – Monday to Friday
  • Qualification: Level 3 Infrastructure Technician
  • Based: Euston, moving to Angel from August 2019
  • Application deadline: Midnight on 24th July
  • Employer interview: to be confirmed
  • Start date: to be confirmed.

About the Employer

T-Tech is one of the fastest growing IT Consultancy, Support and Cloud Service providers in the UK, serving SMEs in the Accountancy and Professional Services sector. Our customers demand and deserve great proactive service and responsive support. We understand how important it is to optimise day-to-day operations and we help our customers embrace innovation and drive growth. We do that by showing them how to cut risk, improve productivity and leverage IT to gain competitive advantage. At T-Tech, we’re about keeping UK business up and running, resolving problems quickly, providing personal attention and providing our customers with reliable IT support when they need it.

About the role

To provide excellent customer service by resolving customers’ technical queries submitted by telephone or email; to provide backup for Field Engineers at customer site if required

Apprentice tasks will include:

  • Assess IT issues raised by customers to ensure full understanding of the problem
  • Diagnose the cause of the problem in order to identify the most appropriate fix
  • Log client problem issues accurately and fully in service desk system
  • Keep accurate records of time worked on issues in Company’s time recording system
  • Build new hardware and install appropriate software to meet the customers’ requirements
  • Interact professionally with customers and colleagues at all times, ensuring that the customer is fully satisfied with the service provided

    

Skills needed for this role include:

(Please refer to job description for full list of duties and required skills relating to this post.)

To apply for this role, you must:

  • be a Camden resident/ care leaver, former Camden secondary school student or Camden care leaver
  • have strong GCSEs in at least 5 subjects including English and Maths
  • A-level or equivalent level 3 qualification  strongly preferred
  • have been resident in the UK / EU for the last 3 years.
  • have relevant ID proving your right to work in the UK.

Camden Apprenticeships values the diversity of our community and encourages employers to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

A guaranteed invitation to a pre-screening interview is offered to all care leavers who meet the minimum requirements for this role.

How to apply

1. If you have not already done so, please register here.
2. Read the job description carefully
3. Complete a CV form
4. Send this, along with a covering email explaining why you want to apply for this apprenticeship, to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk by midnight on Wednesday 24th July. Please use the subject heading ‘T-Tech’.

Street Tree Care Ltd-Arborist (Tree Surgeon)

Street Tree Care Ltd- Arborist (Tree Surgeon)

An exciting opportunity for you to train, earn and learn. Street Trees Ltd is offering the chance for a Camden resident or former Camden secondary school student to become an Arborist.

Job Details

  • Working days: 5-6 days per week
  • Hours: 7.00am – 4.00pm
  • Contract length: 24 months
  • Apprenticeship: Arboriculture Level 2
  • Salary: £90.00 per day (Pro-rata overtime is available)
  • Location: Starting location each day: NW9 7NB but the role requires travel to different locations around London
  • Driver preferred
  • Must be aged 21+ for insurance purposes
  • Application deadline: midnight on Wednesday 31 July
  • Employer interview:  August (exact dates to be confirmed)
  • Start date: September 2019

About Street Tree Care:

Street Tree Care are arboriculture and landscape contractors. Established in 2001, they work in the public, commercial and private sectors. They have a large local authority client list and are approved contractors for Westminster, Southwark, Lewisham, Brent and Richmond. Street Tree Care also installs resin bound and resin bonded access routes under the brand name ‘Resin and Rock’.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Erecting ladders, road signage (including information boards, blue arrows, rigid barriers, cones and/or tape)
  • Acting as a ground operative assistant to climbing pruner
  • Planting trees in the highway
  • Pruning tress from the ground
  • Removing debris including soil arising, feeding chipper etc.
  • Watering trees
  • Assisting the team manager in monitoring Street Tree Care/hired plant equipment and machinery
  • Reporting to the team leader on a daily basis

You must be:

  • committed to providing a quality service at all times
  • have an interest in conservation, the land and the environment
  • be physically fit for outdoor work
  • have good spoken communication skills
  • driving licence preferred

Training:

  • Whilst working , you will be studying towards a Level 2 Arborist Apprenticeship
  • You will also be expected to attend the above training at Capel Manor College (Enfield campus) as directed.

To apply for this role, you must:

  • Be an 21 + year old Camden resident/Camden care leaver/former Camden primary or secondary school student.
  • Have been resident in the UK / EU for the last 3 years.
  • Have relevant ID proving your right to work in the UK.
  • Not already have a Level 2 Arborist apprenticeship qualification

How to apply

1. Read the above job advert carefully. 
2. Visit the employer website to learn more about them: Street Tree care Ltd
3. Complete a CV form.
4. Send this, along with a covering email explaining why you want to apply for this apprenticeship, to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk by midnight on Wednesday 31 August using the subject heading ‘Arborist’ in your email.

The British Library - 7x Customer Service Assistants

The British Library is recruiting 7x Commercial and Service Skills Apprentices.The British Library is offering Commercial and Service Skills apprenticeships across a wide range of teams. You will spend your time completing tasks to help your team and also spend time studying towards a Level 2 Customer Services qualification with our training provider Babington.

Job details

  • Contract length: 13 months
  • Starting salary: £316.50 per week
  • Qualification: You will work towards achieving an Customer Service Level 2 Apprenticeship
  • Hours: 30 hours per week. Monday –Friday 9am-5pm , roles in some teams may require evening and weekend
  • Based: King’s Cross
  • Application deadline: 28th July
  • Assessment Centre dates: You will need to be available for the whole day on 19th August, 30th August and 6th September for an assessment centre at our St Pancras site. Your assessment centre date will be confirmed following a successful telephone interview
  • Interviews with employer: to be confirmed
  • Start date: Possible start date September 

Apprentice tasks will include:

  • Contribute to working towards team targets. This might include promoting a product or service, sales or working in an organised and efficient way to complete a task well and in a set time
  • Work with the Library’s resources, data and information in a responsible way with attention to accuracy and detail, following instructions and set procedures
  • Provide high quality services and information to service users
  • Help us with administrative tasks like writing emails, answering the telephone, taking messages, responding to enquiries, entering information into spreadsheets, booking rooms
  • Make sure that working areas (and online systems) are kept tidy and organised. Help us to maintain displays and digital platforms ensuring that they are well-presented and fit for purpose
  • Be a champion of the Library’s values and in particular join us in embracing equality, fairness and diversity. Ensure that this is clear in the work that you do and in your interactions with others

Desired qualifications

  • Grade C or 4 at GCSE or equivalent in English and maths or willing to study towards a functional skills qualification.
  • For some roles on the scheme higher level written English skills are required. In these cases, a GCSE (or equivalent) in English at Grade B/6 or above and an A level (or equivalent) in a written or essay-based subject e.g. English, History, Psychology, Business Studies, Sociology, Art History or Philosophy will be essential. 
  • For some roles higher level maths skills are required. In these cases, a GCSE (or equivalent) at Grade B/6 in maths will be essential.

Desired skills

  • Are happy talking to people in person, over the phone and in writing; enjoy communicating well, and take pride in how you do this
  • Are happy to work on your own and as part of a team
  • Have strong IT skills or are happy to spend time developing these at the Library

Criteria

  • Camden resident, Camden care leaver or former Camden Secondary School student
  • You must have been resident in the UK / EU for over 3 years

To apply:

for more information please contact Camden apprenticeship team:apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk  using the subject heading British Library by 26th July.

Avondale -Pre-Construction Assistant/Digital Engineering Technician

Avondale

Job Details

  • Position:  Pre-Construction Assistant/Digital Engineering Technician
  • Job Type : Permanent
  • Start Date:  to be confirmed
  • Location:    8 Stucley Place, London, NW1 8NS
  • Working Hours: Monday – Friday 9am – 5.30pm  

Introduction:

Avondale Construction Ltd is a Construction Logistics Specialist and General contractor, with a reputation as a leading logistics specialist and construction provider spanning over 40 years.
They pride themselves on being an innovative, and forward-thinking company and are committed to investing in there staff and their future development.  
They are looking for a graduate in a construction management or related field to assist  Pre-Construction Manager with a number of new opportunities and projects.

  • The post holder will provide support in all aspects of Pre-Construction work including 2D and 3D computer aided design of temporary installations, preparation of tender submissions, and estimating logistics, waste management and turn-key welfare facility packages.  
  • Responsibilities:
  • Assisting in the layout planning and design of turn-key welfare facilities and temporary site installations
  • Assisting in the preparation of construction drawings, and pricing / scope documents
  • Attend pre-construction meetings and tender reviews with the team
  • Assisting in the measurement, and costing of various works on large central London projects including:
  • Construction site logistics, security and waste management
  • Welfare facilities and site offices

The successful applicant will be provided with full training and guidance in the role.

  • Experience in 2D / 3D CAD and / or knowledge of Building Information Modelling would be helpful but is not a must.
  • The only essential skills are high level of computer proficiency, and good level of Mathematics and English.
  • The post holder will be proactive and hard-working and have excellent communication and team working skills. In turn we can provide excellent experience and skills with ongoing mentoring and support from staff.

How to apply:

  1.  If you have not already done so, please register here.
  2. Visit the employer website to learn more about them:Avondale
  3.  Read the job description carefully
  4. Complete a CV form.

Send this, along with a covering email explaining why you want to apply for this apprenticeship, to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk. Please use the subject heading 'Avondale'. We will then forward your details on to the employer.

Just IT - Various IT Roles

Various IT Apprenticeships

Just IT is an award-winning and leading provider of IT Training and IT Apprenticeships dedicated to introducing new skills and talent into the UK IT sector. They are a unique company with services covering all levels of IT recruitment and skill development. Just IT has helped over 6,000 individual’s kick-start their careers into the Tech and Digital industries. They provide Apprenticeships in:

  • IT Support & Networking
  • Digital Marketing
  • Software Development

Eligibility Criteria

  • To be eligible, you must:
  • be aged 16+
  • have been a resident in the UK / EU for the last 3 years
  • have relevant ID proving your right to work in the UK

Other Information

The Apprenticeship programme combines practical training in a job, alongside study. As an apprentice, you will be working with experienced staff, gaining job-specific skills and earning a salary whilst studying towards an IT or Digital Marketing qualification.

What will you gain from the programme?

  • Earn a salary of up to £18,000 per year.
  • Qualifications from industry recognised organisations such as CompTIA, Microsoft, BCS and City & Guilds.
  • Gain crucial experience with a top London employer.
  • Launch your career with a full-time job afterwards (86% of apprentices go straight into employment).
  • Become a professional in the IT or Digital industry in 12-24 months, avoiding 3+ years at university and the accompanying debt. Are you interested? They have plenty of exciting opportunities for motivated people who live and breathe tech and IT.

How to Apply

1. If you have not already done so, please register here.
2. Visit the employer website to learn more about them: Just IT
3. Complete the Just IT Application form and send this, along with a covering email explaining why you want to apply for this apprenticeship, to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk. Please use the subject heading 'Just IT'.

Natural Colour Works - Hairdresser

www.naturalcolourworks.com

Job details

Apprenticeship: Hairdressing Level 2 or 3 (dependent on experience)

Based: Soho, London
Salary:

  • 16 to 20 year olds £6 per hour or £237 per week
  • 21 to 24 year olds £7.38 per hour or £291.51 per week
  • 25+ £7.83 per hour or £309.28 per week

Hours: 39.5 hours per week Tuesday to Saturday

Natural Colour Works Organic Salon specialises in natural and pure plant organic hair colour and organic hair products.

Apprentice duties will include:

  • Assisting stylists on the shop floor.
  • Attending to clients.
  • Shampooing.
  • Making refreshments for clients.
  • Tidying and light cleaning.

Future prospects: Once established, which usually takes two years after qualifying, a busy stylist earns between £400 to £1000 per week.

To apply for this role you must:

  • be aged 16 or over
  • have been resident in the UK or EU for the last 3 years
  • have relevant ID proving right to work in the UK
  • not already have an NVQ 3 apprenticeship in hairdressing

Camden Apprenticeships values the diversity of our community and encourages employers to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

1. If you have not already done so, please register here.
2. Visit the employer website to learn more about them: www.naturalcolourworks.com
3. Complete a CV form.
Send this, along with a covering email explaining why you want to apply for this apprenticeship, to apprenticeships@camden.gov.uk. Please use the subject heading 'Natural Colour Works'.