Highway Network Management Apprentice

  • Full Time
  • Bracknell
  • £23,055 - £23,426 inclusive of London Weighting USD / Year

Website Bracknell Forest Council

Local Government

As an Apprentice with us, you’ll be given plenty of responsibility right from the start. At the same time, we’ll make sure you have all the support you need to get your journey off to a flying start.

Can you be the essential support we need in an industrious and close working team?

Are you looking to gain knowledge and experience in a working environment while undertaking a Level 3 Business and Admin apprenticeship?

We need someone to assist in the team and support with administration, licencing, and other tasks for the next 24 months, during which time you will complete your apprenticeship. If this sounds of interest, we would like to hear from you.

What it’s like working in our team…
You will be a key member within the Highway Network Management team, responsible for co-ordinating and monitoring streetworks works on the highway to ensure the network runs smoothly. You will be supported along the way whilst making a positive impact on what we do.

You’ll find the Highways & Transport division a supportive and inclusive environment where colleagues enjoy teamwork and problem solving. Whilst working with colleagues across the organisation, you will experience our shared values and goals that underpin our ‘One Council’ approach.

You will be supported to carry out the following duties, responsibilities and training…
Complete a Level 3 Business and Admin apprenticeship through on site working and assignments. This will be through our apprentice training provider;
Process licence applications for various activities on the public highway (e.g. street cafes, advertising boards, skips, events) and keep accurate records;
Provide general admin support to colleagues and be a point of contact for queries on the team’s work.
It should be noted that the above list of main duties and responsibilities is not necessarily a complete statement of the final duties of the post. It is intended to give an overall view of the position and should be taken as guidance only.

The benefits you will experience are…
An inclusive and social working environment with a variety of staff networks
Opportunities for flexible and agile working, we offer a hybrid model of working to promote flexible working around personal and family commitments
Generous annual leave commencing at 25 days increasing after 3 years’ service to 28 days (pro rata for part time)
A great office location next to travel links and the regenerated town centre
Internal sports and social club opportunities and discounted leisure centre and gym membership
An extensive Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) to support health and wellbeing
Local Government pension scheme / life insurance cover

What we’re looking for…
We are looking for an enthusiastic person with strong organisational and communication skills who is motivated to undertake the Level 3 Business & Admin apprenticeship.  

You should be educated to GCSE level or equivalent, including passes in English and Maths.

Interview date
Interviews will be held w/c Monday 24th June 2024.

Want to ask us a question?
For an informal discussion or to ask any questions about this role, please contact:

Grant Phillips, Senior Highway Network Officer

Tel.: 01344 351382

At Bracknell Forest we champion equality, diversity and inclusion and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or age. As a Disability Confident Employer, please let us know if you need any adjustments at any point during the recruitment process by contacting our friendly recruitment team on recruitment@bracknell-forest.gov.uk

We will be reviewing applications regularly and reserve the right to close the advert early if suitable candidates are identified. To avoid disappointment, you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible.

Any successful internal candidate will be offered the position as a secondment and, in line with Section 8.1 of the Secondment Policy, must consult with their manager before applying.

We can only accept applications from candidates currently residing in the UK.

We can only accept applications from candidates who have been resident in the UK for the last 3 years due to funding regulations.

Any candidates that are currently residing in the UK and wishing to apply who would require sponsorship can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the role by assessing their circumstances against the relevant criteria.

No agencies please. 

To apply for this job please visit ats-bracknell.jgp.co.uk.

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