Vacancy References: VR429
Pay: Year 1 £5.50 per hour
Year 2 National Minimum / Living Wage
The higher level apprenticeship starting pay will be in accordance with the National Minimum / Living Wage and depend on the age of the apprentice
Business Administrators have a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours that can be applied in all sectors. This includes small and large businesses alike; from the public sector, private sector and charitable sector. The role may involve working independently or as part of a team and will involve developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services. Business administrators develop key skills and behaviours to support their own progression towards management responsibilities
The core focus of these roles is to work to defined business standards and processes in order to provide a wide range of administration duties and financial management support to staff within Kent Fire and Rescue Service?
You will be working as part of a team, developing your skills, and carrying out a wide range of activities. You will have good problem solving skills, and be a good communicator with attention to detail with a positive attitude.
We now have three non-operational apprenticeship opportunities available within the Business Support Team:-
• There are two level 3 business administration apprenticeship opportunities to work in our headquarters at Tovil, Maidstone.
• In addition, we have one higher level 4 business administration apprenticeship opportunity to work in our Service Training Centre in Loose Road, Maidstone. This role would be suitable for an individual who has previously completed a level 2 and 3 business administration apprenticeship or its equivalent.
These positions will be mainly based in our headquarters or at our offices at Training Centre in Maidstone, Kent. However the positions will involve an element of travel to attend all KFRS sites if required.
Apprenticeships at Kent Fire & Rescue Service provide individuals with a real job, with real training whilst they learn and earn a wage. Apprenticeships include elements of on the job and off the job training leading to industry recognised standards or qualifications.
Apprenticeships are open to anyone over the age of 16 who is a self-starter and able to work well as part of a team as well as on their own.
How do you apply?
Please click on this link on the relevant link below:
Level 3 - https://www.kenttrainingandapprenticeships.co.uk/vacancies/business-administration-apprentice-level-3-advanced-kta2246/
Level 4 - https://www.kenttrainingandapprenticeships.co.uk/vacancies/higher-level-business-support-team-administrative-apprentice-level-4-higher-kta2247/
The above links will take you to our apprentice training provider partner who will then work with you to complete the necessary application for employment.
Closing date for applications is the 17th December 2018 at 12:00 noon.
If your application is shortlisted to attend an interview, this will take place on either the 9th or 10th January 2019.
Background on Kent Fire & Rescue Service
Kent Fire and Rescue Service is responsible for delivering fire and rescue services to more than 1.7 million people in Kent.
With 55 fire stations and 1,200 operational members of staff, Kent Fire and Rescue Service has a fleet of more than 75 fire engines and other operational vehicles.
Every year firefighters deal with around 16,500 incidents. These include nearly 1,000 road crashes, around 750 house fires, over 2,400 non-fire rescues, including flooding incidents.
With more than 400km (250 miles) of motorway and major trunk roads, we are used to dealing with a huge range of hazardous and dangerous incidents every day.