Business Administrator Apprentice DON CATCHMENT RIVERS TRUST
Don Catchment Rivers Trust (DCRT) has received a grant from the National Lottery Heritage Fund to deliver our All Hands on the Don: Transforming our River Together project. DCRT are now looking for a suitable candidate to fill the Young Persons Conservation Assistant. Our main office is in Doncaster.
Closing date: 04 Dec 2023
£8,785.92 to £17,338.88
· The post receives an annual holiday entitlement of 25 days plus statutory bank holidays for a FTE post, calculated on a pro rata basis for part time hours. · Formal appointment to the role is subject to a three-month probationary period.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).Minimum Wage Rates
Total hours per week: 32
Possible start date
08 Jan 2024
09 Nov 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What you will do in your working day
- Your main role will be to work with Trust staff to create resources and activities that will engage local people to care for their natural environment.
- You will participate in volunteering days, community events and will work with a wide range of organisations. You will promote your work through the use of social media and new contacts that you will make.
- There will be opportunities to learn about natural and historic heritage and to participate in training, as well as the opportunity to take responsibility for aspects of the All Hands on the Don project.
- Create new resources and engagement opportunities for young people, to help them get involved with the work of the Trust and conservation generally.
- Help with promotion and marketing
- Help deliver education and participation activities as required
- Promote the work, mission and vision of DCRT.
- Ensure a high level of customer service in all dealings with the public.
- Ensure continuous development of skills and knowledge required for the post, undergoing training and performance review as required by the Trust.
- Work within all the policies and procedures of the Trust, ensuring your own compliance with the Trust’s health and safety policies and procedures.
- Carry out any other reasonable duties commensurate with the level of responsibility of the post, as requested by your line manager.
- Understanding of and commitment towards current environmental issues
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- A wide range of IT skills including word-processing and spreadsheets.
- Confidence with social media and online meeting/conference apps.
- The ability to work effectively and communicate with young people • Like to work outdoors
- Able to work co-operatively as part of a team • Self-motivation • Ability to motivate others
- DBS check (to be paid for by DCRT if you don’t have a current one)
- Driving license
- Experience of volunteering or participating in events/activities
- Knowledge of the organisations involved in the Don Catchment and their roles
- Awareness of health and safety
The training you will be getting
Training will be at Doncaster College where you will access a wide range of facilities on offer.
You will undertake The Level 3 Business Administration apprenticeship standard.
You will undertake Functional Skills for English and/or Maths if needed
You will undertake both on and off the job training by a team of industry-qualified professionals to give you the best skills, knowledge, and experience.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
Successful completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a higher-level apprenticeship or full-time employment for the right candidate.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Things to consider
About the employer
DN COLLEGES GROUP
Adjustments for experience
You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Level 3 (A level)
If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.
You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications
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