Early Years Finance Support Apprentice

Date: 18-Nov-2021

Job Location: Gloucester

Employer: Gloucestershire County/Gloucester City Councils

  • Job Title:                            Early Years Finance Support Apprentice
  • Job Location:                     Shire Hall, Block 3, 3rd Floor 
  • Salary:                               £11.973 per annum 
  • Hours per Week:               37.00 
  • Contract Type:                   Apprentice 
  • Duration:                            Two Years 
  • Closing Date:                     17/12/2021 
  • Job Requisition Number:   1827 
  • This post is not open to job share


About the Job


To administer Nursery Education Funding, Early Years grants and contracts and ensure families can access high quality provision.  You will work towards, and be expected to achieve, a level 3 Business & Administration framework whilst in this position and will be supported by the department and our dedicated training provider.


This is what we need you to do:

  • Process and administer grants and contracts to providers of Early Years Education and Childcare, accurately recording child placement and setting details and process payments within published time scales
  • To ensure Nursery Education providers complete all necessary returns and analyse data to aid planning and monitoring provision
  • To provide information advice, guidance and support to families and other agencies to help them access the support they need as required
  • Undertake such other duties and responsibilities as are commensurate with the grade and nature of the job


Monitoring and ongoing development of outcomes

As part of the annual appraisal, outcome based targets will be developed in conjunction with the post holder and will supplement this job profile.  The job profile will be subject to regular review and the council reserves its right to amend or add to the accountabilities listed above.


Additional Information

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Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We want to be an employer of choice, attracting and retaining excellent people to work for us, so that we can best serve all of Gloucestershire’s diverse communities.  Our promise to you is that we will provide an inclusive and supportive working environment that enables you to bring your whole self to work and realise your full potential.

It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a ‘customer facing role’ must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.