Ref: AP 9923
Finance, IT & Transactional Services
Place of Work: Riverbank Court, Wakefield Road, Aspley, Huddersfield
Contract Type: Traineeship
Working Pattern: Full Time
Hours per Week: 37
Closing date: 20 August 2017
Provisional Interview Date: w/c 4 September 2017
Keen to learn but want to earn? Apply now for our exciting 3 year business support traineeship programme
Get your career started and gain a nationally recognised qualification at the same time.
We’re looking for conscientious, enthusiastic, ambitious and flexible people to start on a career path as a Trainee in Welfare and Exchequer at Kirklees Council.
Who are we?
Welfare and Exchequer provide a broad range of services to customers such as:
- Collecting council tax and business rates
- Assessing housing benefit claims for people in rented accommodation
- Dealing with blue badge applications
- Collecting debts
- Financial assessments for social care
- Helping people access food parcels, fuel vouchers and debt advice
What’s in it for you?
You’ll be earning a wage on a starting rate of £15,807 rising to £17,772 on successful completion of the traineeship (subject to performance and attendance).
You will undertake a Level 2 qualification in Business Administration in year 1 and a Level 3 qualification as an Operational Delivery Officer in years 2 and 3.
You will have a comprehensive induction programme and ongoing training to help you work in different teams within the Welfare and Exchequer service.
You’ll have supervision, support and direction throughout the traineeship.