BoC - Culture & Diversity Apprentice Required

Job type: Full Time, 35 Hours pw

Closing date: 26/04/21

Contract Type: Fixed Term 18 Months

Salary: £19,656 per annum

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to support the delivery of a programme of high profile civic events such as Black History Month, International Women’s Day and Pride and ceremonial events and activities that mark key moments such as Remembrance Day. These events will promote an inclusive open vision of Lewisham Council, a greater understanding of the borough’s history and celebrate its diverse communities. You will engage with a range of stakeholders including our Culture and Diversity Forum to achieve this vision.

You will sit within Lewisham Council’s Culture Team who are responsible for the delivery of our 2021 Borough of Culture programme of events. This is an ideal opportunity to gain experience during this time to help you in your future career.

This role is suitable for anyone who is interested in providing project management support within the cultural sector and wants to ensure diversity an inclusivity.

This apprenticeship is for 18 Months. You will attend college one day a week and work the other four days in the office.

London Borough of Culture

Lewisham will be London’s Borough of Culture in 2022. Being Borough of Culture will shine a spotlight on Lewisham, give us a unique opportunity to show the rest of London not just what an incredible cultural sectors we have but our green spaces, vibrant neighbourhoods and welcoming communities.

Lewisham Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable groups, and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Apprenticeship Guidance Notes

To be eligible for a position on the Apprenticeship scheme you must

  • Be over the age of 16 (there is no upper age limit)

  • Be a Lewisham borough resident (the electoral register will be used to verify this information)

  • Have full residency entitlement, there must be no restrictions on your status in the UK (all successful candidates will need to produce their passport once a job offer is made)

  • Have the minimum number of qualifications required as stated in the relevant job description (all potential applicants will be expected to attend an initial assessment session).

For full details and to apply, please follow this link.

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