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Do you want to learn how to do a job, gain valuable skills, qualifications and get paid then an apprenticeship may be the right choice for you.

Potential is what interests us; we are committed to helping people unlock their talent and grow.

Currently Bexley are working with apprenticeships in the following areas:

  • Administration
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Customer Service
  • Accountancy
  • Management
  • Housing
  • Building Control
  • Environmental Conservation
  • Teaching and Learning Support

Applicants must be prepared to combine their on-the-job learning whilst working towards a recognised qualification.

All apprentices are employed from day one on a fixed term contract. Successful applicants receive the same benefits as any other new employee. Most apprentices progress onto higher levels or employment at the end of the scheme.

Apprenticeship level Duration of scheme Annual salary
2 12 months £7,185.00
3 18 months £12,573.00

Who should apply?

Anyone who has:

  • at least 5 GCSEs A-F (including Maths and English) or equivalent
  • a keen interest in Local Government
  • enthusiasm to learn on the job
  • determination to gain a formal qualification
  • priority is given to Bexley residents

Set criteria may apply for certain roles. These are listed on the placement descriptions for the individual apprenticeships.

To apply please use the apprenticeship application form with the name of the vacancy you wish to apply for.

Current vacancies

Level 3 Apprenticeship in Adult Social Care (Commissioning)

Duration: 18 months
Qualification: Level 3 Management
Location: Civic Offices, 2 Watling Street, Bexleyheath, DA6 7AT
Department: Adult Social Care (Commissioning)
Hours: 36 per week (with release to college as required) - Monday to Friday
Salary: £12,573 per annum
Closing date: 24 August 2017
Interview date: 1 September 2017

Placement description Level 3 Adult Social Care apprenticeship (PDF, 140KB)

Level 2 Apprenticeship in Business Administration

Duration: 12 months
Qualification: Level 2 Business Administration
Location: Civic Offices, 2 Watling Street, Bexleyheath, DA6 7AT
Department: Corporate Services (Admin Hub, Complex Care)
Hours: 36 per week (with release to college as required) - Monday to Friday
Salary: £7,185 per annum
Closing date: 29 August 2017
Interview date: 6 September 2017

Placement description Level 2 Business Administration apprenticeship (PDF, 143KB)

Level 2 Apprenticeship in Horticulture

Duration: 12 months
Qualification: Level 2 Horticulture
Location: Hall Place, Bourne Road, Bexley DA5 1PQ
Department: Parks and Open Spaces (Hall Place Gardens)
Hours: 36 per week (with release to college as required)
Salary: £7,185 per annum
Closing date: 22 August 2017
Interview date: 30 August 2017

Placement description Level 2 Horticulture apprenticeship (PDF, 146KB)

Level 2 Apprenticeship in Customer Service

Duration: 12 months
Qualification: Level 2 Customer Service
Location: Hall Place, Bourne Road, Bexley DA5 1PQ
Department: Parks and Open Spaces (Hall Place Gardens)
Hours: 36 per week (with release to college as required) - Days will be flexible as park open Monday to Sunday
Salary: £7,185 per annum
Closing date: 23 August 2017
Interview date: 31 August 2017

Placement description Level 2 Customer Service apprenticeship (PDF, 147KB)

Level 3 Apprenticeship in Digital and Marketing

Duration: 18 months
Qualification: Level 3 Digital and Marketing
Location: Civic Offices, 2 Watling Street, Bexleyheath, DA6 7AT
Department: Communications and Marketing
Hours: 36 per week (with release to college as required) - Monday to Friday
Salary: £12,573 per annum
Closing date: 28 August 2017
Interview date: 4 September 2017

Placement description Level 3 Digital and Marketing apprenticeship (PDF, 210KB)

Level 2 Apprenticeship in Housing

Duration: 12 months
Qualification: Level 2 Certificate in Housing
Location: Civic Offices, 2 Watling Street, Bexleyheath, DA6 7AT
Department: Housing
Hours: 36 per week (with release to college as required) - Monday to Friday
Salary: £7,185 per annum
Closing date: 5 September 2017
Interview date: 12 September 2017

Placement description Level 2 Housing apprenticeship (PDF, 144KB)