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Apprentice Business Engagement Officer

The Role

  • Do you want to help local residents to find work in key construction developments across London’s most exciting regeneration borough?
  • Do you want to help to ensure that local people can access construction opportunities on a wide range of developments?

If you answered 'yes' to those questions, then this role is for you.

Major investment at Nine Elms Vauxhall and widespread regeneration across Wandsworth provides the council with access to a wide range of new jobs and apprenticeships. Key development sites include Battersea Power Station, Embassy Gardens, New Covent Garden Market, One Nine Elms, The York Rd/Winstanley Estate Regeneration and many more.

Work Match is an established brand within the borough and our team is continuing to grow. Work Match engages with local businesses, developers, land owners and their supply chain to create local job opportunities for Wandsworth residents.

With a range of established relationships with key employers, we are recruiting for individuals that can add further experience and value the service that will ultimately fulfil our purpose of supporting local residents into local jobs.

We will provide on the job training and access to Level 3 Recruitment Consultant Qualification. Your duties will include providing construction sites across the local area and key employers on the sites with a free, professional recruitment service, and creating training pathways towards employment for local residents.

In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include flexible hours and a generous holiday allowance of 31 days plus bank holidays.

In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments. A wide range of developmental opportunities is also offered.

This is a Fixed Term role until September 2022.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline

Closing Date: Monday 27th January 2020

Shortlisting Date: W/C Monday 27th January 2020

Interview Date: Tuesday 4th and Thursday 6th February 2020

Useful Information:

Please note that these dates are only indicative at this stage and could be subject to change. The closing date is given as a guide.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

Important Information:

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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