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Apprentice Technical Assistant

Vacancy Summary
Adur & Worthing Councils
Starting from £19,554 to £21,166 per annum
Worthing Town Hall
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
16/08/2019 at 23:55 PM
Vacancy Description


Salary: Starting from £19,554 to £21,166 per annum (Grade 3)

Contract: Full time for Two Years

Hours: 37 hours per week (Monday to Friday with day release for study)

Closing Date: 16th August 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Council’s Engineering Section for an enthusiastic individual with a keen interest to learn and a passion for engineering in the form of a (Apprentice) Technical Assistant to work within a busy Engineering office whilst being supported to study for a Civil Engineering Apprenticeship.

The Council’s Engineering Section undertakes a broad range of civil, municipal and environmental engineering work on behalf of both Adur District Council and Worthing Borough Council.

Applicants will require 5 GCSE passes at grade C or above (ideally including English, Maths and Science) or an equivalent vocational qualification, for example, Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship.

The apprenticeship will require you to attend college weekly on day release; alongside working with an assessor to develop a work-based portfolio; undertaking work based assessments, completing all assignments/projects relating to the Apprenticeship framework and presenting evidence portfolios for assessment. 

The role will include supporting the Engineering Section in delivering reactive maintenance and engineering projects; undertaking technical duties such as asset inspections, surveys, measurement, calculations and producing outline designs, estimations, CAD drawings and contract documentation.

The post holder must hold a full UK driving licence or willing to obtain a full licence within the 1st year of the apprenticeship.

For further information regarding the apprenticeship course and the provider please visit

If you wish to discuss the post in more detail please contact Martyn Payne, Senior Engineer on 01903 221375.

Equal Opportunities
Adur and Worthing councils have a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Adur District and Worthing Borough Councils are equal opportunities employers and encourages applications from people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people of any religion or belief or sexual orientation and job sharers. Childcare subsidy is payable in appropriate cases. Work base location is indicated, however you may be asked to work at any such place within the Adur District and Worthing Borough Council Service’s area as required.

Additional Information
As part of Adur & Worthing Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.
How to apply
In order to apply for this vacancy please use the Apply Online link below. No CVs or agency applications accepted.
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