Apprentice Administrator

  • Barnardos
  • Full Time
  • Birmingham
Barnardos

Job Description

Vacancy Description

Birmingham Forward Steps is a citywide service delivered collaboratively by Birmingham Community Healthcare Trust working alongside Barnardo's, and other voluntary organisations, operated across 10 districts for children and their parents/ carers from shortly before birth up to the age of five. The service, commissioned by is designed to provide all families of pre-school children with accessible, community-based services in their own homes, GP surgeries, children's centres and a number of other community venues such as places of worship or libraries, with extra help available to those that need it.

Barnardo's is directly managing 4 of those districts and we are seeking to recruit 2 full time - 36.25 hours per week - Apprentice Administrators for our Doddington Green and Yardley Children's Centres. These posts are for a fixed term of 18 months.

The successful candidates will have the opportunity to gain valuable work experience within a busy and supportive environment that will provide excellent grounding for future career prospects. As an apprentice you will also have the opportunity to apply for other Barnardo's vacancies.

It is essential that you have well-developed numeracy and literacy skills. Also, these roles may require you to travel independently across the districts therefore you must be flexible and adaptable, particularly in relation to working hours and location. These roles are based in West Midlands locality, initially in Birmingham.

Should you require any further information regarding these roles, please email Joanna Holloway, Recruiting Manager: Joanna.holloway@barnardos.org.uk

Barnardo's believe in creating equality of opportunity in the workplace and supporting people to manage their work-life balance we are therefore are open to offering flexible working arrangements. Please note we do not accept CVs

Desired Skils

Reasonable IT and communication skills

Basic understanding of administration

Desired Personal Qualities

Hardworking

Must be a team player

Desired Qualifications

Basic level of education

Future Prospects

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to gain valuable work experience within a busy and supportive environment that will provide excellent grounding for future career prospects. As an apprentice you will also have the opportunity to apply for other Barnardo's vacancies.

At Barnardo's we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Our safer recruitment processes mean that the safety and welfare of the child is paramount at every stage of the process and therefore, we adopt rigorous scrutiny in our pre-employment checking. This post is subject to a range of pre-employment checks including a Criminal Records Enhanced Disclosure for the successful candidate.

About Barnardo's

At Barnardo's we believe in children no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.

Barnardo's is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and male candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.

Our basis and values

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