Apprenticeship Trading Standards Officer-level 1

This post has been identified as being suitable for Nottinghamshire County Council’s Apprenticeship Scheme.

In order to apply for this post you must be willing to undertake training against an appropriate Apprenticeship Standard that will be delivered by an approved training provider.

Apprenticeships are open to all ages and abilities and are designed to encourage people who may not have the necessary experience or qualifications to access employment.

9 December 2019
Fixed Term
Trading Standards
Full Time
2 years
County House, 100 Chesterfield Road South, Mansfield, NG19 7AQ
£19,945 - £22,462 per annum

Are you interested in a new career in Trading Standards? We are looking for flexible highly motivated individuals able to work on their own initiative and also as part of a team. 

You will need to demonstrate a proven ability and willingness to study and develop your skills and knowledge to successfully complete the Regulatory Compliance Officer (RCO) apprenticeship and then Stage 1 of the Trading Standards vocational qualification.

You will join our forward thinking Trading Standards Service, which combines a commercial approach to supporting businesses and income generation with a range of innovative problem solving enforcement tactics to protect our communities, particularly more vulnerable residents.

With our strong record for developing and advancing officers though our four tier career scheme we are well placed to provide mentoring and support to the right candidates who demonstrate the potential needed.

If you are looking for a new varied, interesting and challenging career then this could be the opportunity for you.

A condition of this employment is the successful completion of the Regulatory Compliance Officer Apprenticeship Standard, level 4. The duration of this Apprenticeship is 24 months. In order to complete this Apprenticeship you must achieve L2 Functional Skills in English and maths.

Interviews will take place in January 2020, the date is to be confirmed. 

Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview. A job share scheme is available for all full time posts: both permanent and temporary, unless otherwise stated. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

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