Apprentice Talent Partner

Apprenticeship Connect
11 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job title: Apprentice Talent Partner

Location: Manchester

Wage: £307 per week

Start date: ASAP

Apprenticeship courses available: Sales, Level 2-3

About Apprenticeship Connect:

Established in 2012, we are proud to have become a leading recruitment and training provider renowned for its innovation and excellence. Our entrepreneurial flair is underpinned by the rapid growth that we have experienced which has witnessed year on year growth since inception.

The role:

In this role you will be working alongside a team of Talent Partners from our Central Manchester office. The general purpose of the role will be to help and support candidates looking to complete an apprenticeship by placing them in suitable apprenticeship vacancies across Greater Manchester.

At Apprenticeship Connect, we believe in developing our people, therefore full training will be provided to you throughout the course of your apprenticeship with us.

Further details of the role are available below:

  • The role will be embedded with an apprenticeship in Sales Level 2 or Level 3 QCF (depending on previous qualifications, experience and suitability) and will last a minimum of 12 months
  • Throughout this apprenticeship, the successful applicant will be required to complete units in line with their training plan and have regular one-to-one training/guidance in the workplace by a fully qualified tutor
  • The successful applicant will be able to gain a nationally-recognised qualification upon completion of their apprenticeship with further opportunities to progress into a permanent role
  • To fill apprenticeship vacancies with suitable candidates
  • Ensure a high level of service is provided at all times to all clients, candidates and learners
  • To communicate positively with employers in order to provide expert information, advice and guidance with regard to our services
  • To advertise apprenticeship vacancies, interviewing learners and accurately matching them to suitable apprenticeships/roles
  • To support learners from interview stage through to completion of apprenticeship
  • To meet regular targets in line with training and development plan


  • Sourcing suitable learners via a variety of methods including; advertisements and networking at schools and job fairs
  • Interviewing learners and selection of the most suitable learner for each vacancy
  • Providing information, advice and guidance to both learner and client
  • Keeping regular contact with clients to understand their needs and requirements throughout the duration of the learner apprenticeship
  • Responsible for establishing excellent customer relationships with both learner and client, ensuring total customer satisfaction and repeat business
  • Follow company policies and procedures to ensure accuracy in matching candidates with employers

The Person:

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Confident and mature personality
  • Able to influence and motivate others
  • Able to communicate with a range of different people, from school leavers to business owners
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Sales driven and highly motivated with a determined nature
  • Well disciplined; a structured and logical thinker
  • A never say no attitude
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Able to work to deadlines and prioritise workload
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to work is important as is the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a busy team
  • Strong commitment to helping others and is non-judgemental
  • An objective nature
  • Empathetic

Essential Requirements:

  • Competent in Maths & English (GSCE Grade C or above)
  • Computer literate
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels
  • Strong time management and organisational skills

Desirable Requirements (Not essential):

  • Basic knowledge of apprenticeships

Benefits / Culture

We believe in:

  • Investing and developing our people
  • Promoting career progression
  • Celebrating entrepreneurial spirit and determination
  • Creating a collaborative and cohesive work environment
  • Rewarding hard work
  • Providing an in-depth and effective Induction Process to make sure you feel knowledgeable and confident about the industry

We want to ensure that you feel appreciated and motivated at work and therefore being part of Apprenticeship Connect has more benefits than just job satisfaction and with that in mind we have put together a rewarding package for our staff.

What you enjoy:

  • Paid team days out
  • Generous bonus & commission structure
  • 30 days holiday inclusive of public holidays
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Pension (July 2017)
  • Range of employee discounts via PERKBOX including:
  • Gym Discounts & Wellbeing
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Food, drink & entertainment
  • High street retailersTravel & Holidays
  • Insurance

At Apprenticeship Connect we take the time to get to know our applicants as individuals and understand their career aspirations, potential and skills. Our talent partners match our candidates to the best opportunities to help them flourish.

Apply now to begin your career.

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