Two exciting apprenticeship vacancies at Crawley Borough Council are currently available.
The council, which has successfully employed 28 apprentices since 2012, is now recruiting for a Planning Technical Support Apprentice and Building Maintenance Surveyor Apprentice.
Crawley Borough Council’s apprenticeship programmes are about helping talented people to get experience in local government, gain an apprenticeship and get paid at the same time. While providing a great opportunity to start a new career, it can help people with their first step into the world of work and a chance to develop professional skills and knowledge.
Advantages of joining Crawley Borough Council include the chance to help others, making a difference to their lives and the local environment. Working for the council provides an excellent starting point for your future career, wherever it leads.
Councillor Andrew Skudder, Cabinet member for Resources, said: “This is a wonderful opportunity for people who are looking to start a career in local government. The council is committed to giving apprentices enriched experiences and we also benefit from having apprentices, so everybody wins.”
As well as the council benefiting from employing apprentices, it is setting an example to local businesses and hopefully encouraging them to create apprenticeship opportunities.
The council has a wide range of apprenticeship opportunities in professional specialist areas, such as, IT, Human Resources, Planning, Housing Management, Building Surveying, Parks Management and Grounds Maintenance, that can provide you with a new set of skills, knowledge and experience. Previous apprentices have worked in a variety of different roles within Business Administration, Customer Service and Horticulture.
To find out more about our apprenticeships and to register for vacancy alerts, go to www.crawley.gov.uk/apprenticeships
AMAZING! Exclusive photos & interviews with Gatwick Diamond winners
An exclusive from CN24 shows photos of all the night’s winners as well as interviews as they collected their awards.
In an exclusive from CN24, we caught up with winners as they came off the stage to collect their awards.
The Business Award Winners are those businesses or people who have shown innovation and inspiration in their work, and have demonstrated a real commitment to this world-class region.
The Winners were unveiled at the 10th Anniversary of the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards at the Effingham Park Hotel, on 15th March, 2018.
The Headline Sponsors are B&CE, the Peoples Pension; Extech.co.uk; Gatwick Airport Ltd and NatWest. The Evening started with a Pre-Dinner Reception, and the evening rounded off with the now highly anticipated After-Show Party.
The winners in each category were:
Green Business of the Year – sponsored by Crawley Borough Council
- Hilton London Gatwick Airport
Responsible Business of the Year – sponsored by University of Sussex School of Business, Management & Economics
- Cleankill Pest Control
International Business of the Year – sponsored by the Gatwick Diamond Initiative
- Acro Aircraft Seating
The Award for Customer Delight – sponsored by Thakeham Group
- Gatwick Recruitment and Training Ltd T/A Driver Hire Gatwick
Employer of the Year – sponsored by Search Consultancy
- Assurity Consulting
The Award for Developing People for Business Success – sponsored by Crawley College
- Ashdown Park Hotel & Country Club
The Award for Supply Chain Excellence – sponsored by University of Brighton
- PVL UK Ltd
Manufacturing Business of the Year – sponsored by asblaw LLP
- PVL UK Ltd
Apprentice of the Year – sponsored by Reigate & Banstead Borough Council
- Robert Wiles, Cloud9 Insight
New Business of the Year – sponsored by Basepoint Business Centres
- Growth by Design
Business Person of the Year – sponsored by KPMG
- Rob Pierre, Jellyfish Group Ltd
Business of the Year (Up to £1m Turnover) – sponsored by Platinum Publishing Group
- Juno Wealth Management Ltd
Business of the Year (Over £1m Turnover) – sponsored by NatWest
- MHA Carpenter Box
Business of the Decade – sponsored by NatWest
The Awards were presented by the award-winning comedy legend, star of stage and screen and more recently, a popular contestant on Strictly Come Dancing, Brian Conley at the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards Dinner, on the 15th March, 2018.
From Gatwick Diamond we managed to catch up with Chairman Anya Ledwith:
We also spoke to the General manager of the Copthorne Hotel hosting the event Bharat Rai:
This year one of the headline sponsors was an SME, Extech. We spoke to their MD Andrew Hookway:
Another main sponsor was Gatwick Airport. We caught up with Alison Addy Head of Community Engagement:
Another major supporter of the awards is Richard Place Dobson, we spoke to Matthew Tyson:
We also managed to speak to Ana Christie, Chief Executive for the Sussex Chamber of Commerce.
A brief history of the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards – 2009-17 https://t.co/HK27YHR9SN
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