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Apprenticeship Officer - CITB

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    Admin & Secretarial

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £20.55 per hour

  • Contact:

    Abigail Brown

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Job Description

Apprenticeship Officer - CITB

Location: Aberdeen

Pay: 20.55

Job Type: Temporary

Sector: Public Sector

Hours: 35 hours a week

A Little Bit About Us:

Brook Street have grown into one of the UK's leading recruitment agencies − matching thousands of people with meaningful job opportunities at more than 4,500 companies every year. Delivering a quality service to suit the needs of clients and candidates alike was important to our founder Margery Hurst and it remains important to us today.

Recruitment is about so much more than just filling job vacancies. It's about giving people the chance to unleash their full potential, through their perfect new role.

About the Client:

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is the Sector Skills Council and Industry Training Board for the construction industry. It works with construction companies to improve skills, increase competitive edge and react to the many challenge's employers face.

What Will Be Your Day to Day Tasks?

Promotion of Apprenticeships

Recruitment of suitable apprentices to meet the requirements of the area business plan

Including and not limited to:

  • Through promotion of the apprenticeship offer, work with existing and new employers to help generate vacancies and sign-up apprentices in line with contract allocations and industry demand.
  • Managing matched and unmatched applicants to employer vacancies
  • Generating vacancies via wide ranging stakeholder engagement
  • Increasing the number of suitable applicants to meet the area vacancies through various engagement opportunities.

Recruitment of Apprentices

To ensure apprentices are signed up in accordance with contractual requirements, including:

  • Pre-checks to ensure employer has scope of work to assist in the completion of apprenticeship.
  • Undertake Initial Assessment, sign up and induction of new apprentices
  • Accurate completion of all sign-up and paperwork
  • Workplace health and safety pre-placement vetting
  • Assignment of provider placement and accommodation where required through portal.
  • Brief employers to ensure they acknowledge their influence in the delivery of the apprenticeship
  • Work with employers to ensure they accept their responsibilities in the delivery of the apprenticeship including the role of the workplace mentor

Retaining Apprentices

Take all possible steps to retain and progress learner on programme to attain the highest level of achievement possible, including:

  • Managing and reporting progress
  • Conduct regular quality progress reviews
  • Regular contact and engagement with college on apprentice progress and report back to ADM / relevant colleagues
  • Accurate RAG rating of apprentices
  • Discussed and timely interventions to drive achievement
  • Manage and monitor progress of the learners throughout apprenticeship cycle, agreeing corrective action plan where required.
  • Progress learners to the next level of apprenticeship where appropriate and available
  • Make all appropriate interventions to minimise leaver non-achievers.
  • Timely and accurate submission of paperwork for leavers who leave without achievement
  • Recording of safeguarding incidents and following procedures as per policy
  • Identify any learning aid to monitor at risk learners, engaging with provider help and signposting where appropriate

What are we looking for in you?

  • Clean valid driving license
  • Own Vehicle

What's in this for you?

Applying for the apprenticeship officer role with the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) offers a unique opportunity to shape the future of the construction industry by directly supporting the development of the next generation of skilled professionals. This role is ideal for those passionate about education and workforce development, as it involves engaging with apprentices and employers, and ensuring high standards of training delivery.

Joining CITB means contributing to a critical sector, enhancing your career in a flexible environment, and playing a pivotal role in addressing the industry's skill gaps.

Please note we are seeing a large volume of applications per role and therefore we ask that if you have not heard 7-14 working days to presume you have on this occasion been unsuccessful.

Diversity in the workplace:

Brook Street are proud to support the Armed Forces Covenant and as such, we guarantee to interview all candidates who are veterans or spouses/partners of military personnel, and who meet all the essential criteria for the vacancy.

As a Disability Confident Leader, and holder of the Gold Award status from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, Brook Street, as a supplier to the Public Sector Resourcing Framework (PSR), will offer you a guaranteed interview with a PSR Sourcer.

Should you identify as a candidate with a disability and/or as a veteran or spouse/partner of military personnel and meet all the essential criteria for the role, we encourage you to reach out to us via the Brook Street website. Here you will find a link to register your interest and state the role that you are interested in. We are committed to engaging with you.

In cases where we have a high volume of ex-military candidates/military spouses/partners, who meet all of the essential criteria, Brook Street will interview the best candidates from within that group.

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