This is an opportunity to gain experience within our very busy Corporate Services – Elections Team.
As the Electoral Services Apprentice you will assist the team with administration of electoral registration and the organisation of elections and referendums and, under the guidance of the Electoral Services Manager, take on responsibility for and a lead on basic registration and election processes.
The apprentice will also have the opportunity to complete an apprenticeship funded from the Apprenticeships Levy in a related area.
St Albans District Council is a forward looking local authority. Working for St Albans City and District Council can be very rewarding as most of our services affect the daily lives of local people in a major way and benefit the local community. We seek to employ a wide variety of people to reflect the local population that we serve.
If you want to be part of a team committed to working in this way, we would welcome your application. We provide a range of benefits including 23 days’ annual leave.
Possible Start Date: 15/10/2018
Programme Duration: 18 months
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As the Electoral Services Apprentice you will be involved in a range of activities such as:
Good general education with 5 GCSEs grades A – C or grade 4 to 9 including Maths, English and ICT or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge through experience. IT skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Commitment to learning:
Dedication to completing an apprenticeship with the Council:
Written and spoken communication:
Subject to satisfactory performance, at the end of the placement the apprentice would be encouraged to apply for any suitable vacancies at the Council. We may also ask suitable people to join the Council’s list of casual workers available for temporary work on an ‘as and when required’ basis. This will provide further work experience.
Year 1 salary will be £9,000 and this will increase to £15,106 in Year 2 for the last 6 months, if required
Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3 Business Administrator Standard. There will be a series of Masterclasses throughout the programme and off the job training will also take place in the workplace. If you need to complete Functional Skills, you will be required to attend College once a week for at least the first 3 months.
We will give you on the job training to operate other IT systems and packages that you may be using during your placement. You will also be given the opportunity to start a 12-18 month Apprenticeship in Business Administration – Level 3. You will be given time to complete a range of learning activities each week including your apprenticeship qualification. The post will be based at St Albans and District Council, District Council Offices, Civic Centre, St Peters Street, St Albans. Ability to work to tight deadlines and have a flexible approach to daily work are key requirements.
For more information about this vacancy please contact West Herts College on 01923 275700 or
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