Corporate responsibility and sustainability Apprentice


Kent, ME10 3FP

Closes in 8 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 18 June 2024


As a CRS practitioner, you will typically be working on multiple initiatives covering a variety of geographies, focus areas, and stakeholders. You maybe managing employee volunteering initiatives or fundraising for charities or have a stronger focus on topics like human rights, carbon reduction, waste management, energy efficiency and supply chain.

Annual wage
£17,888 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Corporate responsibility and sustainability practitioner (level 4)
Monday to Friday 8am-5pm with 1 hour unpaid lunch break

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 2 September


2 Years 6 Months

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

Upon successful completion of your apprenticeship programme, you will gain the Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Level 4 Apprenticeship Standard and if not previously achieved a level 2 functional skills in English and maths.

During your apprenticeship you will undergo remote learning through live webinars, forums, one to one's with a dedicated learning coach with constant feedback and coaching through RHG Consult's team of experienced learning coaches to achieve the CRS Apprenticeship Standard

Where you’ll work

Castle Road

Eurolink Business Park



ME10 3FP


An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Corporate responsibility and sustainability practitioner (level 4)

Equal to higher national certificate (HNC)

Course contents
  • Select and implement project management and planning tools applicable to the type of project/ campaign lifecycle.
  • Assess the effectiveness of change and identify opportunities to improve outcomes, guiding and supporting others to deliver results.
  • Balance own CR&S workload to prioritise competing demands and achieve key performance indicators.
  • Utilise strengths of internal organisational structures to help build self-sustaining CR&S populations.
  • Tailor approach to maintaining new/existing external stakeholder relationships to achieve progress on plans (e.g objectives, key initiatives and shared interests).
  • Contribute to the negotiation of external CR&S projects of mutual benefit.
  • Adopt a communication method that takes account of the audience and is suitable for the circumstances.
  • Recommend opportunities for external engagement, articulating the mutual benefits and risks.
  • Contribute to written reports on CR&S performance in line with organisational requirements.
  • Contribute to the drafting of the CR&S strategy.
  • Adjust leadership style to achieve results, having regard to the needs of the individual/teams involved.
  • Select data that is relevant to the CR&S issue being considered.
  • Analyse data to form evidence-based conclusions on CR&S performance.
  • Deliver CR&S events in accordance with contractual arrangements.
  • Quality assure own and others work in accordance with organisational requirements
  • Contribute to reporting externally on CR&S Strategy and delivery in line with industry and legislative requirements.
  • Identify own organisations CR&S opportunities and threats. Escalate risks within own organisation when needed.
  • Research the CR&S landscape, escalating best practice opportunities within own organisation.
  • Apply management techniques needed to deliver CR&S projects within budget.
  • Train colleagues in CR&S techniques, tailoring the learning style to the circumstances.
  • Identify and deliver initiatives that may raise funds for CR&S projects.
  • Identify and apply relevant IT solutions to CR&S issues.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • 5 subjects including English and Math (grade A*/9-C/5)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Innovative

    Other requirements

    You should have a keen and passionate interest in the corporate responsibility and sustainability with a willing and engaging attitude

    About this company

    Established in 1991, and now with over 300 employees, FloPlast Ltd is an ever growing, market leader in the manufacture and supply of plastic building and plumbing systems to the UK Construction Sector. We specialise in PVC-UE Roofline, Window & Cladding, Rainwater, Soil & Waste, Underground Drainage, MDPE and Hot & Cold Plumbing Systems which we supply to Builders and Plumbers Merchants, Groups and DIY outlets. (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    Upon successful completion of your apprenticeship you will have the opportunity to become a CRS Practitioner within our EHS team.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    Barbara Blackwell

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000258765.

    Apply now

    Closes in 8 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

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