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Worcestershire County Council's Apprenticeship Programme

Worcestershire County Council's Apprenticeship Programme is a key part of our acclaimed Talent Management Programme. Whether we deliver the training ourselves or use another accredited local training provider to do this on our behalf, all apprentices employed by Worcestershire County Council will benefit from the same great support and terms and conditions of employment.

Worcestershire County Council currently can offer apprenticeships at intermediary, advanced and higher levels in the following areas, with many more in development:

  • Customer Service
  • Business Administration
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Social Care
  • Civil Engineering (Highways)
  • IT and Digital Development

Benefits for apprentices

Statement on the use of Sub-Contractors in Apprenticeships

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Business Admin (Human Resources) Apprentice

Our ambition is to attract and retain the very best talent to join our high performing workforce. To help us achieve that, we have an exciting opportunity for a Human Resources Apprentice to join our friendly team made up of people who are passionate about providing the best customer service and who genuinely love HR.

You will join a busy team initially providing administrative support for the end-to-end recruitment process. You will learn to work within a team to provide a professional and proactive recruitment and administration service, ensuring that all matters are dealt with in a confidential, professional, prompt and efficient way.

As well as supporting you to gain professional qualifications, your on the job experience will ensure you develop your HR and administrative skills alongside your studies.  Initially you will work in a busy recruitment team, where you will support recruitment process from advert right through to pre-employment checks. This could be managing application forms, sending invites to interview or carrying out an exit interview. 

There will also be opportunities to work across all areas of HR. If you are considering a career in HR, this will be your first step in developing all the skills and behaviours to make you a great HR practitioner. Prior HR experience is not required.

Health and Safety Admin Apprentice

At Worcestershire County Council, our people work hard for the residents, communities and businesses of this area. In return, we look after their futures, and that includes taking good care of their occupational health and safety.  

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Health & Safety and Admin Apprentice to join our growing passionate Health and Safety team. Prior Health & Safety experience is not required, and this opportunity is ideal for those looking to start a career in this field. 

We are a dynamic team, with excellent technical and customer service skills and tangible passion for self-development and achieving excellence for the population we serve. As well as supporting the health and safety of our workforce, we also have several other contracts for Health and Safety Services across the local area. 

As well as supporting you to gain professional qualifications, your on the job experience will ensure you develop your health and safety and administrative skills alongside your studies. During your apprenticeship, you will work towards being able to carry out risk assessments, audits, inspections, accident investigations as well as delivering health and safety packages, and training.  

You will be mentored by experienced health and safety professionals, helping you further your career. As you develop in your knowledge and experience, we will require you to visit Council and client sites across Worcestershire, and occasionally, several other local Counties.