Students' Union Apprentice

Bournemouth, Dorset
10 Jul 2017
09 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Students’ Union Apprentice - Bournemouth - Full Time -12-18 months’ contract- £7,851 - 13,055 per annum

Are you looking to start a career in a Customer Service?

Do you have excellent communication skills and want to further improve and develop?

Have you just left college and are looking for your first role?

If so our College are looking for a Students’ Union Apprentice to join our Student Union team. The successful candidate will help and provide support to the Student’s Union in empowering and providing a voice for students to make a positive change to their surrounding and themselves. You will be an organised and enthusiastic individual with a desire to provide excellent student services. We are looking for someone who has a dynamic and innovative approach, great customer service skills and has a can-do attitude. This role will provide excellent experience in customer service, perfect for individuals looking to begin a successful career in this sector. If you think you have what it takes to excel within this apprenticeship role, please apply today!

About Us

We are the largest provider of further education and apprentices within the area, we have around 11,000 students that are from across the UK and the world. Our passion is to ensure students are qualified, find jobs and can progress in their career. We are proud to say our apprenticeships training ranks in the top 30% of colleges and we work with over 2,000 business.

The Role

As Student Union’s Apprentice, your main role will be to provide assistance and guidance to the Student’s Union. Responsibilities will include the setting up of clubs and societies, supporting them with promotion, funding and the organisation of events. The successful candidate will also be a main administrator, with the responsibility of contacting students, typing up survey results, research and development projects and purchasing. As a member of the Student Union team you will be expected to work together with others and follow instruction and guidance when given, forming strong working relationships. Listening to students’ feedback and making improvements in line with the student voice will also be key to the fulfilling of this role. Furthermore, you must be an organised individual who works efficiently under pressure and to deadlines.

Key skills, responsibilities and attitudes

  • Minimum of 3 GCSE’s at Grade C or above to include English and Maths
  • Previous customer service experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Positive, helpful and confident individual
  • Ability to follow instruction and guidelines
  • IT literate
  • Able to work and remain professional when working amongst peers
  • Commitment to successfully completing the apprenticeship either in customer service or business administration
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn

Next Step

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience for this Students’ Union Apprentice role, then please click apply and complete our application process.

The closing date for this role is 1st August 2017 with interviews being carried out 9th August so please ensure you apply before this date.

Please be aware we only accept fully completed applications, therefore please take the time to complete our application form.

Safeguarding Recruitment Statement

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks which includes an enhanced DBS check as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK.

Package description

Students’ Union Apprentice - Bournemouth - Full Time -12-18 months’ contract- £7,851 - 13,055 per annum

Skills Required
Apprenticeship, communication, customer service, communication, students' Union, confident, business

Apprenticeship, communication, customer service, communication, students' Union, confident, business