London Borough of Brent

Insurance Practitioner level 3 Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

London Borough of Brent (Employer)

Babington Business College Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £20,311.20
36.0 hours per week This is a 36 hour week Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm
18 months (duration)
7 March 2022(start date)
Insurance practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
30 January 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We work hard to represent our community, and are looking for like-minded people to join us. Our benefits include: 26 days per annum Holiday entitlement. We pay London Living wage for our apprenticeships. As well as a generous pension scheme. There are good transport links & discounted parking as well as other perks & benefits.

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

Support with the administration of the Council’s insurance policies and insurance schemes, including a tenant's contents insurance scheme, and provide insurance advice to customers.

Ensure data is up to date to support the tender process for the external insurance cover and broker’s contracts and assist with the performance monitoring of service providers.

Carry out insurance related tasks such as create, update and maintain systems, files and records and liaising with brokers.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

We are currently adopting the hybrid method of working, meaning you will split your time between the office and working from home. The apprentice will also work towards gaining a Certificate in Insurance from the Chartered Insurance Institute.

You will also work with members of the public and suppliers such as brokers, school business managers and insurers, therefore customer service skills are essential. You will gain competency on Microsoft Office, JCAD LACHS, Oracle and Excel.

We work with a training provider who will give you one to one support, throughout your apprenticeship journey.  

All training is on site or online, with one day a week for study.

We have soft skills training courses and encourage learning throughout your apprenticeship. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Qualification: Insurance Practitioner Level 3

You will gain hands-on experience of working in an Insurance environment within Local Government, by working as part of a team and assisting in the delivery of a quality service within the council.

This apprenticeship role is a gateway to further career opportunities, within the Insurance and finance industry.

Reality Check

We are looking for someone with the following skills: Good organisational Attention to detail Good time management Keen to learn Good communication skills An understanding of good customer service An interest in local government and the delivery of public services A flexible and positive approach to work.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C or L4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C or L4) Desired
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