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Business Development Apprentice (Finance)

Vacancy Details

Location: Fire Service Headquarters
Region: Sefton
Job Type: Fixed Term Contract Full Time
Vacancy Group: Non-Uniformed
Closing Date: 08/01/2021
Date Posted: 07/26/2021
Reference: APF0721


Business Administration Apprentice (Finance)

Salary: £162 per week for 1st 12 months, National Minimum Wage for 2nd 12 months.

Duration: 24 month fixed term contract

Location: Service Headquarters, Bridle Road, Bootle, Merseyside

Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service currently have an exciting opportunity available for someone to join our Finance team to complete a Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship, and gain valuable experience in a broad range of finance duties and activities.

The Business Administration Apprentice will be responsible for day to day administrative duties, undertaking a generalist support role within the Finance Team, in particular to undertake work associated with Exchequer Services. 

The Apprentice will be supported by an experienced team and will access additional support from our Apprenticeship training provider to enable them to successfully achieve the Level 3 apprenticeship qualification.

More information about this opportunity is available in the attached Apprenticeship Description document.  When applying, please pay particular attention to the Supporting Evidence section of the online form.  The information provided in this section will be used as part of the shortlisting process.  You may wish to tell us (with examples) how you are able to demonstrate some of the key attributes for the role.  

Skills, Attributes & Qualifications Required for Role:

·        G.C.S.E grade C or above / 4-9 in Maths & English (or equivalent)

·        Effective communication

·        Organisation skills

·        Ability to plan and prioritise workload

·        Confidence

·        Accuracy and attention to detail

·        Teamwork    

 please note, candidates who already possess a Business related Level 3 qualification may not be eligible for this apprenticeship.

We offer a competitive package with some great benefits available for employees; -

Full flexible working arrangements with a 35 hour working week

22 days’ holiday plus Bank holidays and Christmas close-down

Access to free on-site gym

Free secure parking

On-site canteen

Contributory pension by both the employee and by MFRS

Excellent Occupational Health Services and Employee Assistance Programme

Please apply via our website recruitment page


Closing date: Sunday 1 August 2021 at midnight.

Interviews to be held on: Friday 20 August 2021



Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Adults, Children and Young People and all staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment.


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