Business Admin Apprenticeship in Social Care with Surrey County Council – Apply by 6th September 2020

Youth Friendly Employer Surrey County Council have a great opportunity for a Social Care Apprenticeship. Apply by 6th September 2020!

Business Administration Apprenticeship – Adults Social Care

Salary: £14,839 per annum

Role type: Apprenticeship

Working hours: 36 hours per week

Closing date: 6 September 2020

Location: St. Peter’s Hospital, Guildford Road, Chertsey

This is a 18 month Fixed Term Contract and will require some weekend working.

Are you looking at starting your career and want to work for a diverse and supportive organisation? Could you help to make a real difference in the lives of people in your community?

We think Surrey County Council is a great place to start your career. This is your chance to receive excellent training and development working in Adult Social Care. You will be fully supported and mentored through your apprenticeship and be given protected time to complete work relating to your qualification.

Our Apprenticeship scheme provides a perfect way to earn a wage while you gain vital work experience and accredited qualification. The scheme is designed and funded for those 16 and over who are living and entitled to work in England, don’t have a degree relating to your chosen apprentice subject, and are not in full-time education.

Our Business Administration Apprenticeships are 18-month contracts which focus on being the first point of contact for our service users and working in teams who provide a variety of business administration support, including finance, data & reporting.

Benefits of an Apprenticeship in Adult Social Care

We offer a wide range of opportunities at all levels, so the routes of progression are varied. On top of all this, we offer excellent benefits, including generous annual leave and a good pension scheme. Start building your future with an apprenticeship and watch your career progress.

Our Apprenticeship is a fantastic opportunity to develop your skills and shadow a range of different people and teams who work in Social Care. There are lots of opportunities for career progression, chances to work up the ladder in local Government. You will be part of a supportive team who will work closely with you. At the end of your apprenticeship, you will also receive a recognised accredited Qualification which will look great on your CV.

As well as gaining your qualification, you will also receive a range of benefits such as:

  • NUS discount card
  • Travel and transport staff benefits
  • Apprentice Oyster Card
  • 26 days annual leave

And a range of other discounts and benefits.

Apprenticeships in our Adult Social Care Teams

We currently have a Business Administration apprenticeship opportunity based at St. Peter’s Hospital in Chertsey. This is an 18-month fixed term contract and will require some weekend working.

Our Business Administration apprenticeship will enable you to learn a variety of communication and business skills. You will also have a number of shadowing opportunities with our qualified Social Workers and Occupational Therapists supporting a variety of tasks and learning new skills and experience.

You will learn about the different services that we offer and gain of variety of skills whilst receiving support and training for your apprenticeship. Applicants will enjoy working with people and want to gain experience of direct work with the public.
For more information please click the button below to see a full job profile.

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Contact details

For an informal discussion contact Carolyn Griffiths on 01483 519151 or by e-mail at

We look forward to receiving your application.

Additional information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 6th September 2020.

Interviews will take place week commencing 14th September 2020.

Please do not apply if you have been unsuccessful at interview stage previously for this role for any team across Adult Social Care in Surrey County Council as your application will not be considered for 3 months from your interview date.

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 under represented groups.

A Basic Disclosure Check is required for this role.


For more information, please email or call 01536 513388.

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