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Apprentice Human Resources Support

City of York Council
York, North Yorkshire
Closing date
28 Nov 2021

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Do you want to pursue a career in Human Resources?  Do you want to achieve a nationally recognised qualification and benefit from on the job work experience? 

If so, then an apprenticeship with City of York Council could be for you as we are looking for an HR Apprentice to join us and become part of our amazing team!

As an HR Apprentice, you will work towards a level 3 apprenticeship in HR Support and full details can be found at:

You should thrive on attention to detail and be passionate about gaining the foundation knowledge and experience needed to deliver a good HR service and gain the confidence which will help you to succeed in the role and prepare you for a future career within HR.

This apprenticeship is Fixed Term for 21 months.

In this role, you will:

  • work primarily with the Resourcing Team
  • deal with day to day queries and provide advice
  • use HR systems to keep records and provide information
  • apply the knowledge gained from your apprenticeship to real-life situations, whilst developing your practical abilities
  • be mentored by experienced HR professionals

Ideally candidates should hold the following qualifications:

Five GCSEs grades 4 or above or equivalent including Maths and English. Apprentices without Level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this level prior to completion of their Apprenticeship.

Please note: We will share some of the details you have included in your application form eg name; email address; mobile number and qualifications with our appointed apprenticeship training provider for the purposes of the recruitment process. 

The Council is highly committed to investing in the talent and wellbeing of our staff and can offer a generous annual leave allowance, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, comprehensive Health and Wellbeing initiatives and a reward package which recognises your contribution. We can offer flexible working practices, community engagement and volunteer activities and, as part of our commitment to you, promote continuous Learning and Development. In addition we also offer a growing range of discounts, rewards and savings.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Sophie Draper, Resourcing Manager,  or 01904 551490

Closing date:  28 November 2021 at 12 midnight

Interview date:  Week commencing 6 December 2021

Job Description



The City of York has a rich history stretching back nearly 2000 years; George VI once said that: 'The history of York is the history of England'. York has a wealth of heritage and history. York attracts over four million visitors a year and popular destinations include York Minster, which is the largest Gothic cathedral in Europe, the Castle Museum, the National Railway Museum and the Jorvik Viking Centre. Tourism is an important industry in York and the city also has a thriving bioscience, technology and research sector, centred on the City's Science Park. Other major employers include Nestle, City of York Council and York Hospitals NHS Trust. York has excellent transport links, being on the East Coast Mainline and close to the A1M. From York seaside resorts such as Scarborough, Whitby and Filey or the North York Moors National Park are a short journey by road or rail.

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