Events Apprenticeship with Surrey County Council: Apply by 16th Sep 2020

Youth Friendly Employer Surrey County Council have a great opportunity for an Events Apprenticeship. Apply by 16th September 2020!

Events and Engagement Assistant – Apprenticeship

Salary: £14,839 – £14,839 per annum

Role type: Apprenticeship

Working hours: 36 hours per week

Closing date: 16 September 2020

Location: County Hall, Penrhyn Road, Kingston Upon Thames

This role is based at County Hall, Kingston Upon Thames but with regular travel to various locations across Surrey.

However, please note that the council plans to relocate back into the county by 2020. This position is offered on a 18 month, fixed-term contract.

Paid work experience and a recognised events qualification!

This events apprenticeship from Youth Friendly Employer Surrey County Council is a great way to earn a wage and gain valuable work experience, while studying for a nationally recognised qualification in events management.

You will be part of our busy Community Partnership and Engagement Team, helping the council to connect with residents, businesses and community organisations both digitally and in person.

You will be fully supported and mentored throughout your apprenticeship and given protected time to complete the course work for your NVQ Level 3 Diploma in events.

This opportunity is available to people who are living and entitled to work in England, who are not in full-time education.

To be shortlisted for interview, your CV and personal statement must clearly show that you:

• Have a full UK driver’s licence and a vehicle you can use for work
• Can commit to working with us for 18 months to obtain the NVQ qualification
• Have two GCSEs grade A to C (or equivalent), including Maths and English or Functional Skills Level 2
• Can provide excellent customer service
• Communicate clearly both verbally and in writing
• Confidently use IT including the web, social media and other digital platforms
• Are able to work as part of a team and get things done
• Are organised and able to undertake general office administrative tasks (e.g. ordering, filing, record keeping)

Please apply by submitting your CV and a personal statement.

For more information please click the button below to see a full job profile.

Community Vision for Surrey in 2030

Contact details

For more information about this role, please contact Sandra Brown via e-mail at We look forward to receiving your application.
Additional information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 16/09/2020 with interviews to follow.

We encourage flexible working and are committed to promoting a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile phone will be supplied to help you fulfil your role and to work both virtually and flexibly. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave. You can also join the local government salary-related pension scheme and 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. We particularly welcome applications from all under-represented groups.

As an Equal opportunities employer, we offer interview priority to candidates who are Looked After Young People or Care Leavers, signed up with EmployAbility or a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) user.


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