Apprentice Social Value Officer Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

You'll be working closely with the Social Value Lead to maximise social value outcomes for RBKC residents and communities. This apprenticeship provides you with the opportunity to actively engage in a variety of social value-related tasks. You'll collaborate closely with the Social Value Lead and key stakeholders to ensure successful outcomes.

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

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £24,684.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Jul 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000261523

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Provide administrative and business support to Capital Delivery and the Social Value Lead.
  • Support in the evaluation of social value responses within tender returns, including mini-competition exercises with the newly established RBKC Housing Framework.
  • Monitoring social value performance in our capital delivery programme.
  • Support the social value lead to capture, measure and report social value outputs, ensuring all data are accurately maintained.
  • Coordinate suppliers’ attendance to social value focussed events, including meet the buyer and job fairs along with participating at these events to ensure maximum engagement with the community and other participants.
  • Liaising with and developing good relationships with a variety of stakeholders, including internal stakeholders such as Capital Delivery, Procurement, Estates and Environmental, Neighbourhood and Economic Development teams along with external stakeholders such as contractors, consultants, resident associations, and voluntary organisations.
  • To comply with relevant codes of practice, policies concerning data protection and health and safety.
  • Maintain confidentiality, and legal compliance.

The training you will be getting

You will spend 20% of your working hours gaining skills and knowledge to work towards the Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability (CR&S) Practitioner Level 4 qualification. This will typically include attending workshops, on-line learning, webinars et cetera for one day a week. The remainder of your working hours will be spent on the job, working closely with the Social Value Lead.

Functional skills if required.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

With experience you could move to more senior positions either within your own organisation or by switching to a larger company.

You might also work as a consultant, specialising in particular regulatory areas, such as net zero, modern slavery, or social and environmental impact assessments.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Applications will close on 14/07/2024

About the employer

About Us: Supporting you to support others In Kensington and Chelsea, we put local people and local businesses at the heart of decision-making, working in partnership with them to provide quality services that are responsive, effective and efficient. We are dedicated to ensuring the most vulnerable people can access the support they need, when they need it.

Employer

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Address

Town Hall

Hornton Street

London

W8 7NX

Contact

recruitment@rbkc.gov.uk

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Training

Training provider

MBKB LTD

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: today