Here at The Isle of Wight College we work with a number of employers, in a vast array of industries. A fantastic opportunity has arisen to work for The Parish of Newport and Carisbrooke with Gatcombe as a Business Administration Apprentice.
Do you have a keen interest and passion in helping to make a difference within your local community? This could be the ideal opportunity for you.
In June 2020 the three parishes of Newport Minster, St. John’s, Newport and St. Mary’s, Carisbrooke came together to form the new parish of Newport and Carisbrooke.
The aim is for the parish to become a resourcing hub for the island with a focus on:
This is an exciting new apprenticeship opportunity working within a varied administrative role working alongside staff and volunteers within the parish.
There is tremendous scope for the successful candidate to direct their own learning into specialist areas within their role and church administration whilst working towards the Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship programme.
The specialist areas include; social media, events management, working collaboratively with cultural partners, charitable work and premises/listed buildings.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
• Excellent communication skills – written and verbally
• Clear, professional telephone manner
• Competent in the use of Office and Outlook
• Effective time management – Planning & Organising
• Problem solving
? Is positive and proactive
? Works well with others
? Is a good communicator
? Is comfortable using IT
? Has good attention to detail
? High personal standards
? Is able to work independently
? Is good at problem solving
? Understanding of the Church of England is desirable, but not essential
GCSE grade C/4 or above in English & Maths (or equivalent qualification and/or ability to work towards these Functional Skills)
£129.00 per week
Closing date for applications 21st July 2021.
The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £4.30 per hour. This applies to 16-18-year-old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates
Once qualified and dependant on needs of the business at the time of apprenticeship completion, there may be the potential for a permanent position.
So, if this sounds like the next step you want to take with your career, then please apply with a cover letter and CV telling us why you feel you would be the ideal person to take on this brilliant opportunity.