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Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils
Place of work:
East Suffolk House, Melton; Riverside, Lowestoft
Salary details:
£6,752 per annum
Job term:
Full Time
37 per week
Fixed Term
Closing date:
16 July 2017
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Based in Lowestoft or Melton (dependent on applicants preference).

Apprenticeship start date: 11 September 2017.

Looking to kick-start your career in local government? Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Council’s have an established and successful apprenticeship scheme, which has seen over 70% of its apprentices stay on beyond their apprenticeships to develop promising careers with the Councils. If you are looking for an exciting opportunity where you can earn money as well as gaining experience and a recognised qualification, then look no further.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic individual to join our Human Resources team. This apprenticeship opportunity could be your ideal first step on the career ladder in the Human Resources field.

Your duties will be varied, primarily involving providing administrative support within the team, including responding to straightforward enquiries in person, over the telephone and via email/post, this may be in relation to recruitment, training or payroll.

You will also have the unique and exciting opportunity to provide specific support on recruitment and selection administration, including supporting managers and applicants in using the new online recruitment system and on occasion, sitting on job interview panels.  In addition, you will also support on the administration relating to all training courses and particularly the development of the Councils e-learning system.

You will be the first point of contact for the HR & Payroll team, so you need to have excellent written and verbal communication skills and IT skills and a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent). No previous administrative experience is required, as full training will be provided.

This role can be based in our Melton (near Woodbridge) or Lowestoft Offices, dependent on the successful applicant’s preference. Please indicate your preference on your application form.

We are offering you:

  • a fully funded and supported Level 2 Business Administration qualification
  • generous annual leave entitlements
  • no expensive university tuition fees
  • valuable work based skills from day one.

Please read the job description and person specification on the right of the page before applying for this job.

For an informal discussion regarding the position please contact Heather Shilling by calling (01502) 523221 or by emailing HR@eastsuffolk.gov.uk.

Closing date: 1pm, 16 July 2017.

Interview date: w/c 31 July 2017.

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