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Planning Apprentice East Lindsey District Council

East Lindsey District Council are looking to recruit an enthusiastic person to their Planning Department.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (Times to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    14 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

  • To assist in the provision of general clerical and administration support to the service area
  • To maintain appropriate records on all computerised and manual systems
  • To answer incoming calls to the section you are working in courteously and efficiently
  • To undertake postal duties including the processing of incoming and outgoing mail in an efficient manner
  • To assist with the preparation and distribution of corporate documents / presentation material / customer information
  • To develop a working knowledge of the support service functions carried out by the Administrators within the section as part of ongoing development
  • To carry out any other duties assigned from time to time as appropriate which are broadly consistent with the functions and grading of the post

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good standard of literacy and numeracy
  • Basic computer literacy in Microsoft products including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Team player
  • Good communication skills
  • Polite and courteous telephone manner
  • Attention to detail
  • Good organisational skills
  • Flexible approach to work

Personal qualities

  • Flexible attitude

Desired qualifications

GCSE passes (Grade A to C / 4 to 9 ) or equivalent in Maths and English.

Future prospects

Potentially the chance to progress to the next level of qualification.

Things to consider

We work in a sensitive and confidential environment - the apprentice must adhere to this at all times both inside and outside of work.

About the employer

We believe work should be enjoyable, challenging and rewarding and we work hard to create an environment in which you are supported to achieve your potential.

We are a modern, ambitious, professional and outward-looking local authority who celebrates diversity and actively pursues continuous improvement in everything we do. We also believe that listening to what you say about your job and the council is important to improving the services we provide.


East Lindsey District Council



LN11 8UP

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Training provider

First College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by First College


Jude Ingram 01507 601122

  • Customer Service Practitioner Level 2 Standard
  • Functional Skills Maths if required
  • Functional Skills English if required
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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