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Community Sport and Health Apprentice

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/241778/29325
  • Published: Thu 01/12/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 03/01/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £17,710.84 per annum rising to £19,640 from April 2023. Once completed first year National Minimum Wage for your age will apply (but no less than starting salary)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: King Alfred Leisure Centre, Kingsway, Hove

Job introduction

Do you have a love of Sport and Physical Activity?  Would you like to share this across our local communities?

Our dynamic Healthy Lifestyles Team have an exciting opportunity for a talented Community Sport and Health Apprentice to help Brighton & Hove children and young people to become more physically active.

Following a long period of lockdown and restrictions, we are developing our ten-year Sport and Physical Activity Strategy for Brighton and Hove. Through it, we hope to make Brighton and Hove one of the most active cities in the country.

The Community Sport and Health Officer apprenticeship at level 3 is run by JACE who are responsible for supporting you with your learning and carrying out assessments. Your role will be linked to the knowledge, skills and behaviours in the apprenticeship standard and once you are competent in all these areas you will take an End Pont Assessment before successfully completing. You will receive support from a nominated mentor, throughout the duration of the apprenticeship

This apprenticeship position is full time (37 hour per week)

Visit our web pages for a summary of our current Active for Life offer

For an informal discussion, please contact Daniel Weiner - (Active For Life Manager) on 01273 294589 or email daniel.weiner@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Hear what our other apprentices have to say in this video

About the role

The role is a great opportunity to combine gaining valuable experience working as part of the Active For Life Team, while undertaking the apprenticeship programme, learning new knowledge, skills and behaviours and achieving a Level 3 Community Sport and Health Officer apprenticeship. As part of the Active for Life Team, the Community Sport and Health Apprentice will learn to promote, deliver and coach a range of fun, inclusive and engaging activities that help children and young people to change their behaviour, and adopt a physically active lifestyle.

You will work with a range of groups and different communities who are likely to be defined as inactive, or not doing enough physical activity in their lives and work alongside community groups, youth workers, health workers and other community interest groups and develop understanding of youth engagement and community development to engage inactive and hard to reach children and young people. You will learn how to monitor and evaluate programmes to measure impact and capture outcomes. You will engage with the apprenticeship programme and training partner, completing all assignments and attending all meetings, reviews and courses.

Flexible working is supported where possible, local government salary-related pension offered, a childcare voucher scheme as well the benefits of gaining staff discounts around the City and through many of the UK’s largest retailers and accessing other services. As an Apprentice you are also eligible to gain an apprentice NUS card and can take advantage of the Catch the bus4work scheme and bus travel discounts with Brighton & Hove buses.

Entry Requirements

Please see the Essential Criteria listed in the Person Specification section of the Job Description for the particular requirements of this role.

Functional Skills

All Level 3 apprenticeships and above - Apprentices without evidence (a certificate) of level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this level prior to completing training and you will also be required to take an English and Maths assessment prior to a formal offer being made.

Closing Date: 03/01/2023

Interviews: w/c 09/01/2023

Provisional Start Date: 20/02/2023

Please note, your application will be shared with the training provider and an informal interview will take place with them to confirm eligibility prior to an offer being confirmed

Please declare your qualifications in the application as this may affect eligibility.

 

The duration of the apprenticeship will be 18 months  

NB. This may be amended should you have any applicable prior learning and your contract will end on successful completion of the apprenticeship

In order to apply for an apprenticeship, you must have been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least the previous three years on the first day of the apprenticeship (or this includes EEA for UK or EEA Nationals with pre-settled or Settled Status) or have some other residency eligibility status. Please see Annex A of the latest employer funding rules: Apprenticeship funding rules - GOV.UK  for a full list of residency categories and locations.

If you are resident through a visa, leave to remain or other means please confirm type and that any expiry date covers the duration of the apprenticeship once it is due to start. Those on a student visa or non-UK/non EEA nationals who have been here in the last three years for other educational purposes may not be eligible. For further information regarding apprenticeship eligibility please see Annex A of the latest employer funding rules: Apprenticeship funding rules - GOV.UK.

As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and provide answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Shortlisting questions guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk)) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.

In order to apply for an apprenticeship, you must have been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least the previous three years on the first day of the apprenticeship (or this includes EEA for UK or EEA Nationals with pre-settled or Settled Status) or have some other residency eligibility status. Please see Annex A of the latest employer funding rules: Apprenticeship funding rules - GOV.UK  for a full list of residency categories and locations

If you are resident through a visa, leave to remain or other means please confirm type and that any expiry date covers the duration of the apprenticeship once it is due to start. Those on a student visa or non-UK/non EEA nationals who have been here in the last three years for other educational purposes may not be eligible. For further information regarding apprenticeship eligibility please see Annex A of the latest employer funding rules: Apprenticeship funding rules - GOV.UK.

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

Encouraging a diverse workforce

Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.

Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce.

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/241778/29325
  • Published: Thu 01/12/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 03/01/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £17,710.84 per annum rising to £19,640 from April 2023. Once completed first year National Minimum Wage for your age will apply (but no less than starting salary)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: King Alfred Leisure Centre, Kingsway, Hove

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