Business Development Apprentice

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne
Salary: £9,280
Closing Date: 16/01/2023
Status: 37 hours, 1 FTE, Full Time, Fixed Term, 12 months, NCLPE842816

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Apprenticeship business development team at Newcastle College. Its a fantastic time to join our team as we are in a time of growth where there are lots of exciting changes that we would love you to be a part of!

This role, reporting into the Business Development Manager at Newcastle College, is to support the Business Development Consultants processing paperwork and to offer and provide information advice and guidance about the Newcastle College Apprenticeship to employers in the Northeast.

Key to the role is to support Business Development Consultants throughout the apprenticeship enrolment process including assisting employers signing up onto the DAS system and with any potential additional recruitment needs. The Business Development Apprentice promotes and engages employers in the full training offer available from Newcastle College, with a principal focus on the recruitment of new employees, the up-skilling of the current workforce and support the Business Development Consultants with the development of large employer based skills agreements.

As part of this role you would be studying a L2 Customer service apprenticeship. On successful  completion of the apprenticeship there may be an opportunity for you to become a permanent staff member with Newcastle College business development team.

As an employee within NCG, all employees are required to promote, uphold and demonstrate through personal example, our values and behaviours.

Newcastle College is a further and higher education college offering hundreds of vocational courses, apprenticeships and professional qualifications, alongside more than 70 degrees and higher technical qualifications, delivered through Newcastle College University Centre.

We consider Newcastle College to be at the heart of the North East; a welcoming, supportive, inclusive and safe place, where everybody can be themselves as part of our vibrant and diverse community.

We’re proud to be one of seven colleges that make up NCG, one of the country’s leading college groups and we’re a key part of providing education and training to learners, apprentices and employers across the UK.  Newcastle College’s vision is to develop the skills and talents of our students to succeed in modern enterprise and make a positive contribution to the prosperity of our region.

Newcastle College benefits from passionate and talented colleagues, who form a community committed to supporting our students to develop their skills and talents and achieve their aspirations. By joining our team you’ll be part of an organisation that works in close partnership with employers and local industry to offer education and skills training that leads to real employment opportunities for our learners and makes strong local economic impact here in the North East. Whatever your role, you’ll have the chance to work collaboratively with colleagues across all seven NCG colleges and share expertise, innovate and accomplish real change for our learners.

Newcastle College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff to share this commitment.

At Newcastle College, our values are not just about what we do, but also about how we do things.

Our values underpin the culture and beliefs of our organisation, we expect all our staff to demonstrate behaviours in line with our core values.

1. Being both inclusive and diverse

2. Trusting and respecting our communities

3. Taking ownership whilst working collaboratively

4. Inspiring excellence and curiosity.

As part of the NCG Group, Newcastle College offers an excellent benefits package, including generous holiday entitlement, access to the Teachers’ pension scheme (for teaching posts) or Local Government pension scheme (non-teaching posts), company sick pay, a cycle to work scheme and much more.

NCG seeks to promote and maintain an equal, diverse, inclusive and supportive environment for work and study that assists all members of our communities to reach their full potential. We are committed to achieving a truly representative workforce and therefore welcome applications from across the national and regional communities that we work with and serve.

To view Job Description, Person Specification and NCG Values Pack please click the document attachment at the bottom of this advert. No agency applications will be accepted.

NCG reserve the right to close the vacancy early.

Generous Annual Leave

Government Pension Schemes

Competitive Salaries

Flexible Working

Access to Discounts

Cycle to Work Scheme

Employee Assistance Programme

Training and Development Opportunities

Free Parking