Cultural Participation Officer Apprentice Oxfordshire County Council

The participation team works with children in care and those leaving care to improve services and outcomes. You will work with a variety of people to understand more about this vital work and help to carry out engagement and participation activities. Duties include planning, organising and co-ordinating artistic and cultural community projects.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The main aspects of the role will be to:

  • Develop skills to empower and enable children in care, and those leaving care, to communicate with OCC and partner agencies in order to improve services
  • Learn how to plan and deliver a range of activities, workshops, surveys and information to encourage children to express their views and opinions freely and confidently
  • Assist with the planning and delivering of a range of activities and events to celebrate successes and achievements of those in care and leaving care

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • You will achieve a Level 3 apprenticeship
  • Training will all be delivered within the workplace
  • Apprentices without a level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

If on completion of the apprenticeship, a role is available you may be able to progress as a cultural participation officer.  There are also lots of other care related jobs within the council.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Initiative, Non judgemental


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential

About the employer

Oxfordshire County Council is responsible for administering a budget of £750m across a wide range of public services, from schools to social care, highways maintenance to blue badges.


Oxfordshire County Council


Abbey House

Abbey Close


OX14 3JE


Helen Payne

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Cultural learning and participation officer

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jun 2023