HR Advisor - Apprentice Co-ordinator - INTERNAL

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Corporate Strategy, Commissioning & Public Health
Office of Chief Executive
Across Kirklees
30 November 2023
£28,226 - £34,373

To apply for this job you must be an employee of Kirklees Council for the duration of the recruitment process – up to and including the start date - and have successfully completed your probationary period. Please note that if you work for an Academy you are not an employee of the Council.

As an Apprentice Co-Ordinator for the Kirklees Apprenticeships for All (KAFA) project you will support Kirklees Council services and schools to fully utilise the apprenticeship levy. You will be based within the apprenticeship team in Workforce Strategy, People Services.

You will manage the levy account and provide match spending evidence for the project. You will liaise with council services and schools to ensure a joined-up approach on apprenticeships and work with training providers to maintain high quality of provision.

You will also contribute to the wider outcomes required for the KAFA project by undertaking a range of outreach activities to engage participants across the district.

KAFA is a ground-breaking project which aims to upskill the workforce of Kirklees through apprenticeships in Kirklees. Employers in the district will receive support to use apprenticeships for skills planning, retraining staff and to achieve a high performing workforce. The project will aim to create quality training opportunities at all levels and age group within the workforce, especially those who feel left behind.

You will need strong IT skills and ability to analyse and present data.  You will have a Level 3 IAG qualification or a commitment to work towards it. With strengths in teamworking, communication and bringing out the best in others – this role would suit someone aspiring to further develop a career within HR, employment support or careers advisory work.

If you would like to discuss the role or have any questions, please mail

The project is part funded by ESF (European Social Fund) and therefore the role is funded by ESF. ESF funds help local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, skills development, job creation, social inclusion and local community regenerations.

Interviews will take place on 17th October 2022. 

We know there’s a wealth of talent among people who have a disability and we encourage applications from people with all differing abilities. So, if you need any support completing an application form, or any other format for the application or Job Description please contact the Recruitment Team for help by email: or phone: 01484 221000 and ask for ‘Recruitment’.

If you are internal and want to apply for this job as a secondment you must be a substantive employee of the Council with over 6 months continuous service and have successfully completed your probation period.

Applications for secondments will only be accepted if approved by your manager, you will be asked to confirm on your application form that you have the relevant permission. If you are refused permission to apply for a secondment, please contact HR Recruitment to register the refusal.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

11 October 2022, 5:00 PM

Important Information

This vacancy is closed to applications.