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Apprenticeships at Daventry District Council
Apprenticeships are a great opportunity to earn money while you learn important skills that will set you up for the rest of your career.
Corporate Procurement Assistant (37 hours per week)
We have a vacancy for a Corporate Procurement Assistant to work in a dynamic and forward thinking District Council.
DDC currently spends in the region of £13 million a year and the Corporate Procurement Assistant will play an essential role in advising on how this should be best done.
The post holder will assist the CPO with the essential procurement matters pertaining to the entire Council
Ideally candidates should have some knowledge and practical experience of working in procurement preferably in the Public Sector and awareness of EU procurement procedures and directives.
Candidates must have a good level of literacy and numeracy and be able to analyse and evaluate complex tenders.
They should be willing to work towards a Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply qualification and be willing to learn more about procurement regulations.
Good communication skills are essential
Housing Option Officers (Full time and Part time roles available)
Here in Daventry, we’re proud of our heritage. But we are just as excited about our future – with a 100m reaeration programme improving life for everyone in the area.
As a Housing Options Officer here at the Council, you can play an important part in improving lives for everyone here in Daventry District too.
Your role will be to assist in the delivery and statutory duties, powers and policies of the Housing Options Team.
The prevention and relief of homelessness. Providing support work, creating personal housing plans and achieving housing solutions. Assessing homeless applications. Arranging temporary accommodation when necessary. Registering Home choice applications and nominate applicants from the housing register to suitable properties in accordance with agreed policies and procedures. Completing financial assessments for Disability Facilities Grants.
While you’re busy making life better for other people in Daventry, we’ll make life better for you. Daventry isn’t just what we know, it’s what we make it.