Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Apprentice Nexus

As a positive champion for society & the environment, you will support Nexus & be a social conscience for the organisation. You will help innovate & drive ambitions for social & environmental change. You will be supporting the implementation & monitoring of our Environment Social & Governance Strategy, & evaluating Equality Impact Assessments.

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

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Closing date: 29 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    •Free travel within Tyne and Wear on Metro, Buses and the Shields Ferry for you and your partner / a friend •28 days annual leave •Generous Pension Scheme •A Cycle to Work Scheme •Free eye tests and flu vaccines

    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 to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    16 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Help innovate and drive ambitions for social and environmental change
  • Help support the implementation and monitoring of our Environment Social and Governance Strategy, evaluate Equality Impact Assessments, and be an ambassador for Corporate Social Responsibility across a large organisation
  • Collaborate with members of the Corporate Planning and Safety and Assurance teams, as well as interact with internal stakeholders across Nexus
  • Contribute to policy development, monitor data, and assist on workstreams that relate to the key areas of our Corporate Social Responsibility Statement

The training you will be getting

You will gain a Level 4 qualification, equivalent to a Foundation Level Degree. Over 36 months, you will have a structured development programme with the ability to gain experience working across several teams at Nexus.

This is a workplaced based apprenticeship.

Location is Newcastle Upon Tyne. There will be some travel around the Tyne and Wear area.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Positions within the Quality Risk Compliance & Assurance Department

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent any three other subjects (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

About the employer

At Nexus we're here to plan, provide and promote public transport for all across Tyne and Wear. Our services play a key role in the lives of people who live and work in the region. We operate Tyne and Wear Metro and the Shields Ferry as well as supporting bus services in the area. Our team of over 1000 employees are at the heart of delivering these public transport services and they are what make Nexus a great place to work. While a large number of our roles are clear to see such as Metro drivers and customer service employees we've also got a lot going on behind the scenes from maintenance to finance, train planning to security, health and safety to IT - everyone in our organisation plays a key role in delivering and improving public transport services.




Nexus House

33 St. James Boulevard

Newcastle upon Tyne


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Training provider


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:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Corporate responsibility and sustainability practitioner

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Demonstrating experience

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

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Feb 2024