Shared Services

24 month programme

What is a Shared Services Apprenticeship?

Shared Services Apprentices provide quality support for management teams within the different departments at Sellafield Ltd, for example, Value Streams, Business Services, Site Management and Functional Areas.

Throughout your Shared Services apprenticeship you will complete three placements across various departments; this will consist of two 6-month placements and one 12 month placement.

What will I be doing?

Your role will include activities such as diary management, arranging meetings, taking minutes, event organising and travel arrangements. You may also work as a secretary to one of the senior managers of the company. Your role will be desk based and you will have the opportunity to complete a Business Administration Level 3 whilst on the scheme, by attending college one day a month.

What do I need to consider?

Shared Services is available at both locations (Sellafield, Cumbria & Risley, Warrington).

The role is suitable for individuals with a strong interest in secretarial and administrative work and will require you to have strong organisational skills. You will be liaising with different colleagues from across the organisation and therefore, will require you to have good communication skills

This is a great opportunity for you to learn about the different departments within Sellafield Ltd in a supportive environment. However, you need to be open to receive feedback and quickly learn new things as change can happen quite frequently at Sellafield Ltd.

Where will my training be delivered?

When your training commences you will be based either on the Sellafield site or in one of our offices in Whitehaven or Workington. Your college studies will be carried out by our training provider.

Risley Shared Services apprentices will be based at Hinton House, a local training provider will carry out the Qualification via a college enrolment.

What qualifications will I obtain?

  • Level 3 in Business Administration.

What are the entry requirements?

  • Minimum of 3 GCSEs Grade 4 (Grade C) in Mathematics, English Language & 1 ICT subject (Business Studies, ICT Level 2, BTEC Level 3, Higher ECDL or similar).

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