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Apprenticeship and Job Opportunities around Leeds

Apprenticeship vacancies this week include:

  • Legal Administration Apprentice, Leeds
  • Financial Services Apprentice, Leeds
  • Apprentice Chef, Leeds
  • Apprentice IT Support Analyst, Leeds

See all the LIVE APPRENTICESHIP VACANCIES for West Yorkshire here .

For more details on the benefits of an Apprenticeship, please watch this short video.

Other employers recruiting online are:

Direct Line

Home Care Support

Telefonica (O2)

Leeds Trinity

Third Sector Jobs

Callcredit

Babington Business College Apprenticeships​

SC4L Apprenticeships​

Rockstar Games

Jet2​​​​

Job Vacancies

Tutors - Harehills

A well established partnership between Little Elves Childcare (Start Right Project) and Archway is now looking to recruit new tutors, who are suitably qualified and able to undertake assessments in the following areas:

• Functional Skills (English & Maths)
• ICT
• Health and Social Care

The project aims to engage with young people not in education, employment or training, including:

• Those with low levels of literacy and numeracy
• Young parents and pregnant teenagers between the ages of 16-19 years old
• Young people from disadvantaged or challenging family backgrounds
• Young people at risk of offending

Good communication skills and an understanding of the many barriers facing young people today are both required. To start in September 2014. Good rates of pay apply, working a minimum of 20 hours per week.

How to apply: please e mail CV to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk .​

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Senior Care Assistant - City Wide

Physical Effort

1. You will travel via own transport in between client homes.
2. You will be required to assist with the moving and handling of clients.
3. You will be required to carry shopping and Laundry when applicable.
4. You will be required to use house hold cleaning equipment to undertake domestic duties.
5. From time to time you may be required to move client furniture to facilitate ease of cleaning.

You will be required to work with the Management Team of Ethical Homecare in general, attending management meetings where required. You will contribute to the development of our service by way of feeding back observations and suggestions to our Management Team.
Your work will require you to work with clients on a one to one basis but may also require you to work with an additional care worker colleague where the Client Care Plan requires this. You will also be required to work with the team as a whole leasing with different services or organisations where necessary.

Full Driving Licence and own vehicle essential. Good rates of pay. To apply, please send a CV to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Administrative Support Worker - Chapeltown

Responsibilities

● Using a variety of software packages, such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, etc., to produce correspondence and documents, and maintain presentations, spreadsheets and databases.
● Devising and maintaining office systems.
● Booking rooms and conference facilities.
● Using content management systems to maintain and update websites and internal databases.
● Arranging meetings, taking minutes and keeping notes.
● Invoicing / Payroll / Credit control.
● Managing and maintaining budgets.
● Liaising with staff in other departments and with external contacts.
● Ordering and maintaining stationery and equipment supplies.
● Using shorthand and audio tapes or copy typing to produce letters, correspondence and documents.
● Arranging travel and accommodation.
● Organising and storing paperwork, documents and computer-based information.
● Looking after visitors.

It is desirable that you will have NVQ levels 1 and 2 in Business and Administration or equivalent.
Good rates of pay. To apply, please send a CV to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Financial Difficulties Negotiator - Holbeck

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Reporting to the Debt Management Team Leader your responsibilities will include:-

• Negotiate payment offers via telephone with Debt Management Companies where financial statements fall outside industry trigger figures and offer of payment received is not pro rata
• Follow up on payment promises to secure on-going arrangements and re-negotiate with third parties where payment plans have defaulted.
• Contact customers via telephone who have recently defaulted on Debt Management plans to negotiate suitable repayment arrangement and reduce the number of customers returning to mainstream collections.
• Manage inbound telephone calls within 3 ring SLA
• Ensure negotiations are conducted within compliance guidelines set down by governing bodies
• You will have the ability to use excellent questioning and listening skills to gain understanding of the individuals circumstances
• To respond to various types of incoming contact, including telephone calls, emails and letters, and to respond to that contact within agreed service levels
• Ensure accurate and efficient data inputting of payment proposals and associated information.
• General office duties – filing, photocopying, faxing

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

• Ability to communicate effectively with customers and 3rd parties in writing and by telephone, where the customer may be suffering financial hardship and require clear and easy to follow directions
• Ability to review information and make decisions based on the information
• Computer literate
• Strong organisational and prioritisation skills
• Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
• Excellent communication and negotiation skills
• Ability to work on own initiative
• Highly motivated to recover debt in a compliant manner
• Ability to remain calm under pressure or in difficult circumstances
• Have the ability to confidently manage potentially difficult or challenging situations
• To meet pre-set objectives, including a variety of individual, team and department performance measures

If you wish to be considered for this superb opportunity and to join a winning team, click apply and attach your CV. You must be eligible to work in the UK.

REWARD PACKAGE
• Competitive salary, annual bonus and pay reviews, contributory pension and 3% flexible benefits pot with options including cycle to work, critical illness, dental insurance, childcare vouchers, travel insurance, dining club and retail discounts.
• Ability to buy and sell up to one week’s worth of holiday
• A range of incentives designed to communicate, connect, develop, involve and recognise our team

• 11-strong learning and development team offering a range of internal and external programmes and financial support for qualifications to support career progression

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
• Previous telephone experience essential
• Customer service experience essential
• Previous experience of working with Debt Management companies and/or customers with financial difficulties desirable.
• Previous administration experience desirable

QUALIFICATIONS
• GCSE Grade B or above in English Language or equivalent or qualified by experience

£15,500 rising to £16,605 after successful completion of probation period + 3% flexible benefits + on target bonus of 5% + contributory pension. To apply please click here .

Apprentice Project Administrator - Wortley

As an Apprentice Project Administrator you will learn, gain and develop the skills necessary to support the management of multiple projects within budget, in a timely and efficient manner by completing administration tasks for the project management team whilst working towards achieving an Intermediate Business Administration Apprenticeship.

Key Responsibilities include:
Ensuring tasks are completed in a timely manner
Effective communication with team members and both internal and external suppliers
Accurate Data Entry
Uploading and downloading files
Updating and maintaining excel spreadsheets
Invoicing

Candidate Requirements:
Proficient IT skills
The ability to be a good communicator, with a clear and professional telephone manner
Self-motivated and enthusiastic, with a flexible approach to work in a busy, fast-paced environment
Ability to work to tight deadlines, with good time management skills with an
Organised approach
We offer a competitive hourly rate of £3.25p/h - £3.73p/h with an additional lunch allowance of £15 per week.
There are no formal qualification requirements although at least 3 GCSE grades C or above in Maths and English or AS levels (or equivalent) are desirable
To apply, please e mail Laura.johnson@thebigword.com.

Environment Team Member - North East Region

​As a key support function for Projects across the Region, you will be directly responsible to the Project Manager and the Regional Environmental Manager for the compliance and performance of environmental issues on a number of projects.  This will include, but not be limited to:

• Responsibility for environmental planning and reporting

• Approval of non-conformance reports requiring environmental action, analysing and reporting on cause of non-compliance and any associated corrective actions

• Attending regular meetings with team members to include the review of environmental matters

• Conducting regular site inspections and internal audits to measure site environmental performance

• Liaison with staff and members of Project teams

• Review and updating of environmental management system procedures

• Prepare and carry out reviews of the Project Environmental Management Plan

• Preparation of Site Waste Management Plans
 
• Record and maintain all environmental matters in accordance with reporting procedures

• Promoting environmental awareness throughout the project

• Preparation of a project specific Environmental Emergency Preparedness Plan and ensure its communication to site staff and operatives

• Assessing level of competence and any training necessary to ensure the capability of subcontractors and suppliers who may carry out environmental management functions

• Ensure all Project teams work in accordance with the Environmental Plan

• Liaison with government departments, local authorities, and other statutory authorities on environmental matters as required

• Ensure that detrimental impacts on site biodiversity are minimised and relevant ecological issues are communicated effectively to the workforce, including opportunities for the enhancement of biodiversity and ecological protection

• Carbon foot printing for each project to report towards Corporate CO2 emissions targets

• Coordination and/or input environmental assessment scheme award submissions

You will be qualified in an environmental discipline, with a desire to work as part of an integrated sustainability team across the North East region.

As the role involves supporting our numerous projects, a full UK driving licence is an essential requirement for this role.

As a graduate entrant, you will enjoy the benefits of a 5-year structured development programme enhancing your skills and industry knowledge while part of the team.  Entry level salary will be in the region of £24k, subject to annual review based on performance.

Please send CV to  l.fletcher@sir-robert-mcalpine.com ensuring Employment Leeds is mentioned within the application.

Apprentice Learning & Development Administrator - Wortley

​The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills with the ability to multi task in a busy environment. 

Key Responsibilities include:
Support the L&D team with the completion of relevant administration tasks
Assist with the preparation of classroom training
Maintain the Learning Management System e.g. adding classroom sessions, creating attendance lists and some reporting
Develop and maintain training reports and records
Key knowledge, skills and experience required:
Strong IT Skills
Excellent organisation skills
Strong oral and written communication skills 
The ability to work in a fast paced environment
Diligent and punctual

We offer a competitive hourly rate of £3.25p/h - £3.73p/h with an additional lunch allowance of £15 per week.

Intermediate Business Administration Apprenticeships are delivered in house where you will gain knowledge, understanding and skills on the job. This framework lasts for 12 months. thebigword will offer a full training and support program with competitive rates of pay and the opportunity to be part of the most prestigious and fastest growing language service organisations.
If you are interested in this position and believe you have the necessary requirements to fit the role, then please send your CV to careers@thebigword.com.

Trainee Conveyancer - City Centre

Completed your A-Levels? Looking for an alternative to University? Interested in a career in Law? The opportunity to kick-start your career is right here.

Enact are the leading provider of legal services to the housing market.  Due to unprecedented growth we’re looking for a number of talented individuals to join us. 

In September we are launching our Training Academy; a ground-breaking new initiative where you will receive comprehensive legal training alongside invaluable on-the-job learning. 

Your starting salary of £13,000 will increase as you progress – on successful graduation from our Academy you will be a fully qualified Licensed Conveyancer earning in the region of £25,000.

Places are limited.  We are only interested in hearing from you if you are passionate about your career – you will need to commit to study for the Council for Licensed Conveyancers qualification too, which will involve some study in your own time.  Your course fees will be picked up by us – because we’re as serious about your career as you are.   

Key skills for the job include:

• Excellent communication skills.
• Ability to meet tight deadlines and targets & work under pressure.
• Good data input skills.
• Good team player, but, also ability to work on own initiative.
• Good attention to detail.
• Good organisational skills.

How to apply: please e mail your CV to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk . Staring salary £13k, rising to £25k once qualified.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Marketing Apprentice - Wortley

Key Responsibilities include:
• Complete National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) level 2 in Business Administration, within the specified time period
• Give support to marketing campaigns through data cleaning, reporting and crafting copy
• Log, respond to and chase the status of all the marketing driven leads coming into to the business
• Assist with social media through responding to queries, tracking analytics reports and sourcing content for posts
• Helping to maintain thebigword website through uploading press releases and translating additional content
• Help with general team administration such as mail shots, distributing posters, purchase orders etc
• Support the Marketing team through a variety of administration tasks

Key knowledge, skills and experience required:
• An interest in marketing
• Natural creative flair
• High level of IT literacy (MS Office)
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Organised and methodical
• Diligent and punctual
 
We offer a competitive hourly rate of £3.25p/h - £3.73p/h with an additional lunch allowance of £15 per week.
Intermediate Business Administration Apprenticeships are delivered in house where you will gain knowledge, understanding and skills on the job. This framework lasts for 12 months.
If you are interested in applying for this role please send your CV to careers@thebigword.com .

Apprentice Recruitment Administrator - Wortley

Key Responsibilities include:
Ensuring tasks are completed in a timely manner
Carrying out relevant background checks
Registration of interpreters
Effective communication with team members and both internal and external suppliers
Updating details on a computerised system
Supporting the Interpreter Procurement team in general administration tasks

Key knowledge, skills and experience required:
Previous administration experience
High level of IT literacy
Strong oral and written communication skills
Problem-solving skills
 
We offer a competitive hourly rate of £3.25p/h - £3.73p/h with an additional lunch allowance of £15 per week.
Intermediate Business Administration Apprenticeships are delivered in house where you will gain knowledge, understanding and skills on the job. This framework lasts for 12 months.
If you are interested in applying for this role please send your CV to careers@thebigword.com.

Support Worker - City Wide

Main Requirements, Duties and Expectations

 To simply support the people you are paid to support with dignity and respect

 To provide care and support as detailed in each individual Care Plan

 To be reliable, punctual and flexible so the Service User is satisfied in knowing that you’re dependable

 To provide enthusiasm, ambition and positivity, so that the Service Users motivation and attitude is enhanced

 To be able to carry out the service in a caring, sensitive and patient manner, with a  willingness to adapt to individual Service User demands

 To be able to work independently using your own initiative, to be able to support colleagues and work as part of a larger team

 Have excellent communication skills (both written and oral) with Service Users and staff

 Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Service Users and Staff.

 Accurately read and follow each Service Users Assessment and Care Plan.

 Support and assist the Service User to participate in activities in and outside the home, to build on their existing skills and enable them to maintain independence

 To keep accurate records and maintain confidentiality - an accurate report sheet must be written after every service, with any change of circumstance notified to the relevant person i.e. line manager, family member etc.

 To provide person centred care to each Service User, upholding the principles of care at all times, to enable every individual to achieve their ambitions.

 Ensure that all information is kept CONFIDENTIAL and not divulged to third parties.

 Ensure the highest possible levels of care and support are maintained, particularly when Personal Care is required.

Car driver desirable - mileage expenses paid. To apply, please send a CV to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk. Post subject to DBS check. Salary negotiable.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Apprentice Administration Assistant - Burmantofts

​Family run company based in Leeds with over 20 years' experience in  offering a skilled, proficient and friendly service in pest, vermin and bird control for both domestic homes and businesses.  The company offers an effective and discreet service spanning the whole of the Yorkshire region.

Looking for an individual who is keen to learn, duties will be varied and include the following:

• Using IT system (Pestfriend) to input bookings
• Invoicing
• Answering the telephone, taking bookings over the phone
• Will be expected to attend courses related to the business
• General admin duties

Will be expected to undertake a Business Admin Level 2 Apprenticeship framework.
Must be computer literate and expected to achieve or have Grade C or above in English.  Will receive in-house training on services offered and IT system used.

Minimum Apprenticeship wage applies (£2.68 per hour). To apply, please send a CV to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk, quoting reference EL/SK01.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Care Co-ordinator - City Wide

Physical Effort

1. You will travel via own transport in between client homes.
2. You will be required to assist with the moving and handling of clients.
3. You will be required to carry shopping and laundry when applicable.
4. You will be required to use house hold cleaning equipment to undertake domestic duties.
5. From time to time you may be required to move client furniture to facilitate ease of cleaning.

You will be required to work with the Management Team of Ethical Homecare in general, attending management meetings where required. You will contribute to the development of our service by way of feeding back observations and suggestions to our Management Team.
Your work will require you to work with clients on a one to one basis but may also require you to work with an additional care worker colleague where the Client Care Plan requires this. You will also be required to work with the team as a whole leasing with different services or organisations where necessary.

Full Driving Licence and own vehicle essential. Good rates of pay. To apply, please e mail CV to employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk.

employmentleeds@leeds.gov.uk

Content & Online PR Manager - City Centre

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Participate in, and lead creative initiatives and content marketing services as part of ongoing client campaigns
• Use your team and own skills to lead promotion via Online PR activity (blogger relations/media relations/social media) of client content initiatives
• Lead your team in developing and nurturing media and blogger relationships – including compiling outreach lists for media sites/blogs
• Lead your team in undertaking and report on social media marketing activities as required
• Contribute to strategies that feed into SEO Campaigns and the wider content marketing offering
• Help lead the development of innovative and engaging content across multiple channels and platforms
• Develop content road maps and calendars for client content campaigns in conjunction with the client services team
• Contribute to the fulfilment of  KPI targets around engagement and volume/capacity of content
• Assist  in the monitoring and evaluation of key client content marketing campaigns and refine the service offering accordingly
• Account management, report writing and client meetings as required
• Assisting the sell-in and pitching of content and online PR strategies to new and existing clients.
Excellent writing skills are a must. The ability to work independently, with creativity and insight, is also an important attribute.
In return we offer a competitive package and benefits.

To apply, please e mail edward.langley@blueclaw.co.uk.

Content Executive - Kirkstall

​We currently have a Content Executive position available at Monster Pet Supplies, working with our Product Manager and existing content team. The role is predominantly data entry and producing fantastic content for the products on the Monster Pet Supplies website. The position will play an integral part in developing our product range and improving the customer shopping experience.

The right candidate must have excellent attention to detail, be able to work on his or her own initiative and above all demonstrate a hunger to take responsibility and be proud of the work they undertake. It is also important that the candidate is able to have fun and work in a fast paced and dynamic environment. The candidate should also have good IT skills. This is a unique opportunity in a unique company.

The company is more interested in what you can give it now rather than what you have done in the past. Candidates from a whole range of degree backgrounds are therefore welcome to apply for this position.

Strictly no agencies.
Wage: £14,000

Please forward CVs to sarah@monsterpetsupplies.co.uk .

Apprentice Nursery Assistants - Sheepscar & Halton

A vacancy has arisen for two Apprentice Nursery Assistants working within Little Elves Childcare CIC.  Ideally the role requires you to work towards NVQ Level 3 Childcare. You will be required to work with children between the ages of 3 months to 10 years old.  Your primary duties will involve working as part of a team whilst learning new skills on the job, caring for children, preparing and setting up their learning environments to meet children's needs. Most importantly you will support children's development, help to keep them safe.  You will also be required to prepare snacks and assist with feeding and cleaning up after mealtimes.

As an Apprentice you required to build a good rapport with parents and the children. Once on our program a Vocational Learning Advisor who will visit you on a regular basis, to deliver the training and coach the Apprentice and will be observing whilst you work/ or you may go to college day release.

Salary £100 per week. One year Apprenticeship could easily lead to a permanent post within the organisation. To apply, please e mail info@littleelveschildcare.co.uk.