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Current Vacancies

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VacancyCourse SubjectEmployerClosing Date

Business Administration Apprentice

Business Administration Darlington Citizens Advice 23 May 2017

Apprenticeship Administrator/Secretary

Business Administration
Clark Willis Law Firm 7 June 2017

Advance Apprenticeship Early Years Teaching Assistant

Early Years Educator St John's C of E Academy 12 June 2017

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Business Administration Apprentice

Employer: Citizens Advice Darlington
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: Apprentice £129.50 per week 
Number of Posts: 1

Citizens Advice Darlington is an independent local charity, run by local people for the benefit of local people.  It is
also a member of Citizens Advice, the national umbrella body that provides support to bureaux. They aim to provide the advice people need for the problems they face and improve the policies and practices that affect people's lives. They provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities.

Vacancy Details

The vacancy will require the successful applicant to carry out all aspects of Business Administration
including:

  1. To undertake a range of business support tasks such as managing emails, copying, scanning, faxing, archiving, post, answering the telephone and taking messages.
  2. To be responsible for inputting and updating records both manually and electronically on multiple systems, including extracting basic information within set parameters.
  3. To carry out basic quality control of data input.
  4. To deal with enquiries by telephone and face to face and ensure that they are dealt with effectively and efficiently, e.g. answering routine queries, signposting and taking messages where appropriate.
  5. To input, complete and update both manual and electronic standard format data, checking the correct information is provided and chasing missing data. Ensuring that all relevant data are logged quickly and accurately to ensure compliance with funders.
  6. To produce standard reports and presentations. 
  7. To provide basic facilities management – setting up rooms for meetings ensuring the required equipment and resources are available and assisting attendees. 
  8. To undertake the co-ordination of public information and literature, ensuring stock levels are maintained and in date.
  9. To perform diary management functions for staff including arranging and re-arranging meetings, room booking and organising refreshments.​​​​​​​
  10. To ensure that the work is carried out in line with all  Citizens Advice Darlington policies and procedures.
  11. To carry out any other duties of a similar nature related to this post that may be required from time-to-time.

Training will be provided to achieve the following qualifications:

  • NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Business and Administration
  • Level 2 Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills in maths, English and ICT (as required)

Training will take place every other week at our Training Centre. Here you will learn the theory elements of the course, gaining the knowledge to complete the qualifications.

To apply: Please apply on the Apprenticeship Vacancies Website or submit CVs to l&s@darlington.gov.uk

For more information: Please contact Lauren Mallaby on 01325 405601 or email Lauren.Mallaby@darlington.gov.uk

Closing Date: Thursday 18 May 2017

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Apprentice Administrator/Secretary

Employer: Clark Willis Law Firm
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: Apprentice £131.25 per week 
Number of Posts: 1


Vacancy Details

Clark Willis Law Firm LLP is a specialist practice of lawyers whose ethos is to make legal advice simple, straightforward and with no catches. They deliver speedy, no nonsense, quality legal advice on a very wide range of everyday legal matters, for both private paying and legal aid clients. Clark Willis is a specialist provider of Legal Aid in Crime, Family, Housing and Mental Health Services. They have also been awarded Conveyancing Quality Scheme status as a result of our outstanding service in the home buying and selling process.

The vacancy will require the successful applicant to carry out all aspects of Business Administration
including:

  • Client contact/queries
  • Use of bespoke IT system
  • Preparation of client paperwork
  • General administration
  • Dealing with personal information, client queries and filing them correctly
  • Transferring and updating existing client data
  • Using basic Microsoft packages

Training will be provided to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Business & Administration
  • Level 2 Employment Rights and Responsibilities Safeguarding
  • Equality & Diversity
  • Health & Safety
  • Fire Safety Awareness
  • A full range of in-house training

Training will take place once a month at our Training Centre. Here you will learn the theory elements of the course, gaining the knowledge to complete the qualifications. The rest of the time you will be with your employer and you will be trained in the practical aspects of Business Administration that are relevant to the business, with guidance and support from the employer and the training centre staff.

To apply: Please apply on the National Find an Apprenticeship Website or submit CVs to l&s@darlington.gov.uk

For more information:  Please contact Lauren Mallaby on 01325 405601 or email Lauren.Mallaby@darlington.gov.uk

Closing Date:  Wednesday 7 June 2017


Advance Apprentice Early Years Teaching Assistant

Employer: St John’s Church of England Academy
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £3.50 per hour 
Number of Posts: 1

Vacancy Details

St John's Academy is rated by Ofsted as an “Outstanding” school and provides very good quality teaching from caring, conscientious staff who are committed to ensuring that every child reaches their full potential. St John's Academy is a Church School and Christian values are fostered within their small, friendly school family. They are rated “Outstanding” in a recent Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools (SIAMS). They have strong links with St John's Church, Darlington Deanery and Durham Diocese.

The successful applicant will be expected to:

  • To assist in the preparation and setting up of activities and maintaining health and safety
  • To assist the teaching staff in the delivery of the sessions
  • To have an awareness of the children’s ability and organise activities appropriate to their stage of development 
  • To act as a positive role model to both children and other staff members 
  • To develop positive working relationships between children and parents, maintaining confidentiality at all times

Training will be provided:

  • Level 3 Diploma Early Years Educator (EYE)
  • Level 2 Award Employment Rights & Responsibilities
  • Functional skills in maths, English and ICT at Level 2 (if you do not hold exemption qualifications)
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Any other training specified by your employer

To apply: Please apply on the Apprenticeship Vacancies Website or submit CVs to l&s@darlington.gov.uk

For more information: Please contact Lauren Mallaby on 01325 405601 or email Lauren.Mallaby@darlington.gov.uk

Closing Date: Monday 12 June 2017