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Planning Apprentice Boston Borough Council

Boston Borough Council are looking to recruit an enthusiastic person to their Planning Department.

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Closing date: 03 Aug 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

    Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Aug 2021

  • Date posted

    14 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • 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
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Basic computer literacy in Microsoft products including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Polite & courteous telephone manner
  • Good organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • Flexible attitude
  • Team player
  • Attention to detail

Desired qualifications

GCSE passes (grade A-C / 4 - 7) or equivalent in maths and English.

Future prospects

May be potential 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.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

About the employer

We are committed to providing quality public services that provide value for money for our residents. 

We believe that the recruitment and retention of high-quality staff is vital to our success and so we take care of our staff offering a range of flexible and family friendly working arrangements and a package of employee benefits.

We aim to create a positive working environment enabling our employees to work to their full potential and achieve a healthy work/ life balance.


Boston Borough Council


Municipal Buildings

West Street


PE21 8QR

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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 English if required
  • Functional Skills maths if required
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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