Overview

Are you someone whothrives on connecting with others, loves to learn and seizes every opportunity?If the answer is yes, then you’ll want to jump at the chance of joining ourwell established Connecting Our Future programme.

It’s no ordinaryapprenticeship; it’s designed for people who want a career within FinancialServices but have little to no experience in this sector.

What You’ll Be Doing

The 2-year programmeis comprised of a mixture of both 4-month and 6-month placements. You’ll spendthe first-year learning about our business, the products and services that weoffer and about our customers. Whether that be in one of our Branches, in ourCustomer Contact Centre, within a Financial Advice team or in ourAdministration department. You’ll gain an understanding of how our customerscommunicate with us, how we operate and an introduction to the ever-changingworld of Finance. 

The second year isall about you!

What do you want toget out of the programme? Do you already know where your passion lies or areyou curious to learn and experience more to help you decide?

We’ll work with thebusiness needs, to match your skills and aspirations to placements that you’llgain the most from. You’ll be able to choose from areas such as; Digital, HR,Marketing, Finance, IT, Risk and Operations, with the aim of showing you howour teams connect with each other to deliver outstanding customer and colleagueexperiences and, ultimately, help youto discover your career pathway.

Throughout theduration of the programme you’ll be exposed to a range of opportunities like supportingongoing projects, events or charity activities to promote your learning anddevelopment, all while completing a Level 3 Apprenticeship in BusinessAdministration. 

What You’ll Bring

We’re asking for alot, but we’re offering just as much, so whilst experience isn’t important, youroutlook definitely is.

We’re looking forindividuals who are willing to push and challenge themselves in order to growand develop. You’ll need to be resilient and flexible, as requirements willchange dependent on the colleagues you’re working with and the team you’re in,whether that be from Head Office, a branch or even at home.

We welcome people who will squeezeevery drop out of their apprenticeship but most of all, work hard and enjoy it.

Your skills: – Adaptable – Teamwork – Organisation and prioritisation – Clear verbal and written communication

Qualifications To be eligible must not hold a qualification in thesame field at the same or higher level to Level 3 Business Administration.

Benefits

– Flexible working patterns – Pension contribution & Bonus scheme – Generous holiday entitlement – Employee assistance programme

About Us

At Skipton Building Society,we’re not just another Financial Services institution. We’re a mutualorganisation, which means we’re owned by our members and believe in placingthem at the heart of everything we do. The same goes for our people. We canonly be successful as a business if we have great people, and we believe intreating people as individuals. Our values are Trust, Ownership and One Team,which reflect the attitudes and way of working everyone here displays on adaily basis. If you’re up for thechallenge, and you want to have a real say in how things are being done atSkipton, we want to hear from you. Apply today!

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