Vacancies

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority is embarking on its search for exceptional individuals with the passion to deliver on our vision and help us to create a truly global and competitive City Region at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse. If you have the skills and ambition for this City Region and thrive on tough challenges and getting results, then we want to hear from you.

Our current opportunities along with a number of key documents and website links can be found below. Further details and application packs can be found when clicking on the relevant job title.

Dear applicant,

Thank you for your interest in the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority. This is an exciting time for us having successfully negotiated and secured a Devolution Agreement with Government, bringing a wealth of opportunities to the City Region.

The Liverpool City Region’s Growth Strategy – ‘Building our future’ – sets out the City Region’s 25 year strategic approach to how growth will be driven forward; focusing on the three pillars of productivity, people and place. The Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership is currently developing an action plan which will identify projects and programmes under each key pillar, links to support and complement the Single Investment Fund prospectus as well as measuring the impact and outcomes of the growth activity on an annual basis.

We are looking for individuals who share our vision, with the passion, experience and skills to help us to achieve this growth, creating a truly global and competitive City Region.

Once again, we would like to thank you for your interest in the Combined Authority and wish you the best of luck with your application.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION APPRENTICESHIP

LIVERPOOL CITY REGION COMBINED AUTHORITY

12 MONTH FIXED TERM CONTRACT

Ref: LCRCA008

Salary: Salary £15,421 - £16,361

Closing date: Friday 28 July 2017 at 12 noon

Description

We currently have an exciting apprenticeship opportunity within the Metro Mayor's Office that will enable successful candidates to achieve NVQ Level 2 in Business and Administration.

We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate for our 12-month Business Administration Apprenticeship (Level 2) programme to provide efficient and effective administrative services to the Metro Mayor’s Office. Applicants must be able to communicate effectively and perform a variety of administration and reception duties.

The post will be demanding so we are looking for a candidate who is ready for the challenge of working in a busy office environment. You will need to be able to demonstrate great organisation and team working skills. Previous work experience in an office environment is desirable but not essential.

During your 12 month apprenticeship you will be gaining valuable, transferable administrative skills and experiences that will enable you to apply for further jobs/posts in administration.

You will work 35 hours per week, Monday - Friday

For any enquiries please email lauren.foster@merseytravel.gov.uk  or call us on 0151 330 1214.

If you wish to apply for the role, please complete an application form and send torecruitment@liverpoolcityregion-ca.gov.uk.

CVs can be submitted but the application form and equal opportunities monitoring form must be completed and submitted with each application

 

How To Apply

General Information

The job description, person specification and other relevant documents can be found by downloading the application pack for each individual post and these provide information about the job for which you are applying as well as general information that will be helpful to you. Please read these documents carefully and ensure that your application details the ways in which you meet the requirements of the role.

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority’s application form should be submitted electronically. If you require an application form in an alternative format, please contactrecruitment@liverpoolcityregion-ca.gov.uk. You must only submit a completed application, CV’s will not be considered.

When shortlisting, the Panel will use a matrix drawn up using the essential (key) criteria in the Person Specification. Make sure all sections are completed. Lack of information may result in you not being shortlisted as the Panel are only able to select based on the information provided.

Be concise when addressing the criteria as there is a word limit of 250 words per criteria. Criteria can often be adequately addressed using a well-rounded example of how you have demonstrated the requirement in your current or previous roles. The STAR technique is a useful tool for this:

S = Situation – what was the situation or background?

T = Task – what was your individual task?

A = Action – what action did you specifically take?

R = Result – what was the result or outcome?

References are always taken up and factual details such as dates of employment are carefully checked. Please ensure that the information you provide is accurate and if you are not sure, check. Giving false information can disqualify your application and lead to withdrawal of a job offer or termination of employment if you have taken up the post.

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority will disqualify any applicant who directly or indirectly seeks the support of any elected member of the Combined Authority for any appointment.

Equal Opportunities

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority is an equal opportunities employer and provider of services and welcomes applications from all members of the community. Our aim is to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, gender, marital status, age, disability, religious beliefs, sexual orientation or employment status.

The Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form within the application pack is optional. However, if you do choose to complete this section, the information you provide will assist us in monitoring the effects of our equal opportunities policy in recruitment and selection and will help us to develop and improve. This information will not be available to the panel members and will not be used to make any decisions about your application or suitability for employment. Please state if you would like any support or adjustments to be made in the selection process for reasons such as religion, disability, medical or maternity.

For step by step guidance on completing each section of the application form, please view ourGuidance Notes.

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