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Apprenticeship Coordinator

Vacancy Details

Salary: £19,500 to £21,000 per annum
Location: St Pancras
Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
Vacancy Group: Operations
Category: Human Resources
Date Posted: 13/09/2017
Reference: 01490


Full Time, Fixed Term for 12 Months


St Pancras (£21,000 per annum)

Boston Spa (£19,500 per annum)


We have a Fixed Term opportunity to support the Apprenticeships Manager in the development and implementation of the Library’s apprenticeship and volunteer schemes by providing administrative and advocacy support, acting as a point of contact for stakeholders, apprentices and volunteers.


This is a varied post that will see the successful candidate be first point of contact for general queries for both schemes and to impart information to and from stakeholders such as apprentices, volunteers, their supervisors and teams, Training Providers and other external stakeholders.


You will have demonstrable organisational and planning skills, a customer focused approach to work and be able to work independently as well as part of a team. You will be able to stay calm under pressure and be able to present ideas clearly both formally and informally. You will also be a competent user of MS Office and be able to employ discretion and diplomacy when dealing with internal and external customers. A knowledge of Apprenticeship qualifications would standards would also be an advantage.


In return we offer a competitive salary and a number of excellent benefits.  Our pension scheme is one of the most valuable benefits we offer, as our staff can become members of the Alpha Pension Scheme where the Library contributes 20.9%. Another significant benefit the Library provides is the provision of a flexible working hours scheme which could allow you to work your hours flexibly over the week and to take up to 5 days flexi leave in a 3 month period. This is on top of 25 days holiday from entry and public and privilege holidays.


More about the British Library

As one of the world’s great libraries, our duty is to preserve the nation’s intellectual memory for the future. At the moment we have well over 150 million items, in most known languages, with three million new items added every year. We have manuscripts, maps, newspapers, magazines, prints and drawings, music scores, and patents. We operate the world’s largest document delivery service providing millions of items a year to customers all over the world. What matters to us is that we preserve the national memory and enable knowledge to be created both now and in the future.


Closing Date: 1 October 2017

Interview Date: Week Commencing 9 October 2017



In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Do you currently have the right to work in the United Kingdom


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