Start building your future with an Inclusive Apprenticeship, and the sky's the limit!
Please note this is one of several apprenticeship vacancies, please apply for all of those that interest you separately
All applicants must hold a current Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) and able to work within the county of Surrey.
The starting salary for this position is £15,158 per annum, based on a 36-hour working week.
This position sits within the Children Families and Lifelong Learning in the Assessment Fostering Service and will be of interest for those working towards a Fostering Service Events Assistant Apprenticeship.
Surrey County Council is an inclusive and diverse employer which is recognised as a great first place to work if you're looking for a long and lasting career - this is your chance to receive excellent training and personal development within a welcoming and supportive environment.
Our 18-month Apprenticeship scheme provides a perfect way to earn a wage while you gain vital work experience and a nationally recognised qualification. You will be fully supported and mentored through your apprenticeship and be given protected time to complete your course work. The scheme is designed for individuals who are living and entitled to work in England and are not in full-time education.
This Apprenticeship scheme is a great opportunity to gain experience and training. You will gain the skills needed for a professional role that will make a difference for people in Surrey. You will receive guidance and career support every step of the way.
Some of the tasks you will be involved with in the role include:
- Supporting the work of the council by contributing to the delivery of services and projects allocated and supported by a supervising manager
- Learning the knowledge, skills and behaviours required of the role
- Completing a programme of study at level 3 which is relevant to the role
- Learning to model Surrey County Council’s Values
- Carrying out the role with enthusiasm, integrity and professionalism
- Supporting the service with the retention of foster carers through the organisation and running of social events and activities for foster carers and looked after children.
- Liaise with stakeholders and partner organisations to understand what events and activities are required.
- Monitor and evaluate the success of events
At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.
For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.Additional Information
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 19th June 2022 with interviews dates to follow.
For an informal discussion please contact Sharon Lake by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.