• Lleoliad: Cardiff,
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  • Math o gyflog: Annual
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Cyngor Caerdydd
About The Service
You will earn £21,029 per annum working full time (37hrs), or £10.90 per hour pro rata, as we are Voluntary Living Wage Employer. The supplement will be reviewed every April. Cardiff Council reserves the right to make any changes to, or removal of, the Living Wage Supplement.

Cardiff Council delivers over 700 different services to our citizens, visitors, and businesses across the City. As a local government organisation, our customers depend on us to deliver our essential services every day and, whether employed in a customer facing, technical, trade or support role, our employees help us to make a difference to the communities we serve.

As it is important that our workforce better reflects the communities we serve, you must live in Cardiff to apply for this role and you can check your postcode falls within the boundaries of Cardiff here: .

Our Education's Information Systems Team is looking to employ a Corporate Apprentice (Level 2) based at County Hall, Atlantic Wharf, Cardiff, CF10 4UW to contribute to our Service helping us to deliver a service of managing data in relation to all pupils in Cardiff Schools, ensuring the maintenance of a central pupil database, reporting and analysis of pupil performance in Cardiff, data services to all Education teams and the provision of Statutory Data Returns to Welsh Government.

This role will involve home working.

You can apply for this role if you have not already gained the apprenticeship qualification (or NVQ) offered in this role, at the same Level or higher.

Graduates are not eligible to apply for this Level 2 Apprenticeship role, but are eligible for Apprentice roles at Level 3 or above provided their degree is in a different subject.

About the job
In this Corporate Apprentice(Level 2) role you will learn to:

Develop skills which will enable you to understand how databases work, how data is collected, stored, and managed securely. You will also learn to analyse large volumes of data using reporting tools that will enable the production of tables, graphs and dashboards for internal staff and management. Additionally, you will develop general office administration skills, including the use of Microsoft Office tools such as Word and Excel along with other software, and helping customers with their enquiries.

Full training will be provided, and our Team will help and encourage you to develop in the role and you will be encouraged to take on a variety of duties. You will receive supervision and on the job training and will have a named mentor to support you to deliver an efficient and effective service in a positive, customer-focused manner.

The Corporate Apprentice & Trainee Scheme also provides opportunities to enhance your transferrable skills to help support your career progression.

Many of our teams have moved to online and homeworking working, and you will be encouraged to develop the skills to support this. Where homeworking is required, you will be given the necessary equipment however, you will need to arrange your own internet connectivity (some support may be available to help with this).

The role is 37 hours per week but operates the Council's Flexi policy to allow a work-life balance, with expectation to support the Information systems Team during peak periods of work.

This role includes a Welsh Government Apprenticeship Framework Qualification in IT User Skills at Level 2. *Please check your eligibility to apply for this role using the information listed in the Additional Information section below and in the Person Specification for this role.

What We Are Looking For From You
Our customers depend on us to keep delivering services even in the most challenging of times. We are looking for individuals who are interested in our work, keen to learn in the role and in helping us making a difference to our customers by delivering exceptional public services in Cardiff.

Our Corporate Apprentices gain valuable experience working for the largest Council in Wales. Whilst we cannot guarantee that the appointed candidate will go on to secure a further role at the end of this initial contract, they will be supported and encouraged to take advantage of the many opportunities available within our organisation, in order to progress their career.

Additional information
If after reading the job description, you have any questions about the role please contact Rhian Rickard-Frost at or Rodel Currie on 07974 597355.

To be eligible to apply for this role you must live in Cardiff. Please check your postcode falls within the boundaries of Cardiff here:

You may be able to apply for other Corporate Apprentice roles offering a different qualification route, or our Corporate Trainee roles (or other Council vacancies) provided you meet the essential criteria. Please check our other vacancies at

This post is not suitable for post share.

This post is temporary for 15 months if worked full time, or longer if worked part time. Most roles are based on a 37-hour week although many roles can be worked on a part time basis and at least 16 hours per week for apprentice roles.

When completing your online application, you should tailor your application to the role by giving examples, in the Supporting Information section, of how you meet each of the essential criteria listed on the Person Specification. You should also state how you meet any desirable criteria as we may use these to shortlist should we receive a large volume of applicants meeting all the essential criteria. The Supporting Information section of the online application form is limited to 4,000 characters - you can upload additional Supporting Information but please do not submit a CV as this is unlikely to provide the information needed. Please read the guidance on how to apply.

To find out more about or organisation to support your application, or potential future interview, you may find it helpful to find out a little more about the wider role of the Council by following us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, subscribe to our YouTube Channel, or by visiting our website We welcome applications in both English and Welsh. Applications received in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than English applications.

If you need help with your application please contact our Into Work Services Team at .

We welcome applications in both English and Welsh. Applications received in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than English applications.

Please note the Council does not accept CV's. When completing the supporting information section of your application, please ensure you refer to the below located on our website :

Important information you need read in order to complete your application:-
  • Application Guidance
  • Applying for jobs with us
  • Behavioural Competency Framework

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    • Employee Charter
    • Recruitment of Ex-Offenders
    • Privacy Notice
  • Job Description and Person Specification