Programme Coordinator Apprentice - Higher (Level 4)

Shaw Trust Limited(the) (Employer)

Paragon Training Academy Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £453.75
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday, times TBD.
24 months (duration)
13 December 2021(start date)
Associate project manager (apprenticeship standard)
6 December 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

An incredible, home-based Programme Coordinator Apprenticeship available with the UKs largest Not-for-Profit (NFP) social enterprise in the employment sector!


As the Programme Coordinator (Apprenticeship), you will support with day-to-day coordination of activities across the business streams within the Shaw Trust Foundation, utilising project management methodology and supporting the business to pilot and prototype projects supported by the Foundation. As part of the role, you will undertake a level 4 Associate Project Manager apprenticeship.
The Shaw Trust Foundation helps Shaw Trust to invest back into the people and communities we support, furthering our impact and generating social value with likeminded organisations.
As the Programme Coordinator (Apprenticeship), you will schedule, coordinate, and monitor all project activity, provide regular project updates, and maintain regular and effective communication with all relevant stakeholders. You will provide administrative support for Foundation activity and projects, including management of Foundation business processes.
As the Programme Coordinator Apprentice, you will have:

  • Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to respond flexibly to changing demands
  • Demonstrated capability for problem solving and decision making
  • Excellent IT skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Office software and experience of working with databases

This is a great time to join Shaw Trust as we go through a period of growth. As well as helping to make a positive difference to people’s lives as an employee of Shaw Trust you will receive:

  • Paid leave
  • 25 days annual leave per year, plus bank holidays, and the option to purchase additional holiday
  • Discretionary 3.5 days paid leave at Christmas
  • 2 days paid volunteering leave each year
  • Opportunities to connect
  • Join one of our employee networks: LGBTQ+ Support Network, Racial Equality Network, Disabled Equality Network, Women’s Network
  • Opportunities to progress your career
  • Access to an online learning platform
  • Access to internal apprenticeships and masters level qualifications
  • Cross organisational career paths
  • Management and leadership development programmes
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Healthcare cash plan, giving you money back for health care costs including dentistry and eye care, and access to wellbeing apps
  • Health and wellbeing programmes including counselling via our employee assistance programme
  • Discounted gym and online fitness membership
  • Financial wellbeing
  • An enhanced pension scheme after 6 months
  • Life Assurance at 3 times your annual salary rate
  • Online shopping discounts including supermarkets and DIY stores

This is a home-based role!

Future Prospects

Yes, we have good progression opportunities within the business, also the post holder will gain experience of project management alongside their qualification.

Able to work towards and achieve the Level 4 Associate Project Manager apprenticeship.

Reality Check

This is a home-based role.

Skills Required

  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Able to respond flexibly to changing demands
  • Demonstrated capability for problem solving and decision making
  • Excellent IT skills - MS Office software and databases

Qualities Required

  • Hardworking
  • Reliable
  • Able to use own initiative
  • Team player
  • Confident and approachable

Qualifications Required

Passes in GCSE English and maths is preferred or equivalent qualifications.

Training Provided

Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider supporting over 4,000 learners through their training, and 1,500 organisations to consistently deliver high quality Apprenticeships across their businesses. Paragon Skills achieves some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry. Its extensive experience across multiple specialisms has contributed to an overall achievement rate of 71.4% (2018/19) exceeding the national average of 65.6%, and an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating.
On completion of this 24-month apprenticeship you will have achieved: Level 4 Associate Project Manager.

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