Risk and Assurance Apprentice

About Us
At the Guinness Partnership we are driven by our social purpose to provide great homes and services to our 135,000 residents across the country. Of our 65,000 homes, more than 70% are let at a social or affordable rent, while around 10,000 are owned or part-owned by the people who live in them. We have a strong development programme, building more of the much needed affordable housing nationwide.
Our vision is to deliver great service, provide great homes, to be a great business and to be a great place to work. Because everything we do is about our customers, our communities and our people, any profit we make is re-invested in new and existing homes and improving services.
About the role
We have an opportunity within the Risk and Assurance Team for a Risk and Assurance Apprentice to join us on a 24 month contract, based at our offices in Oldham.
At Guinness, we are dedicated to developing a culture of excellence and innovation in our risk management and assurance practices. Our Risk and Assurance Team plays a pivotal role in ensuring our operations run smoothly through supporting teams to identify, assess, and mitigate risk.
You'll be part of a knowledgeable and friendly team that is proud of the work they do to ensure that Guinness has a robust approach to risk and assurance. You'll be an enthusiastic and motivated individual with a passion for working with others to get things right. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to kick start your career in a dynamic field.

During the apprenticeship you will be working towards achieving the Level 4 Apprenticeship - Internal Audit Practitioner qualification.
Our working style is a hybrid model. Working 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm with 80% on the job training and 20% off the job time to further your learning. The college provider will work alongside you to help you achieve your goals.

Salary
The salary on offer is dependent on your age, and is above Government recommendations for National Minimum Wage & Living Wage:
* Under 18: £14,955 per annum (£17,800 in 2nd Year)
* 18-20: £16,623 per annum (£17,800 in 2nd Year)
* 21 - 22: £20,974 per annum
* 23 & Over: £19,050 per annum

What we're looking for
As a Risk and Assurance Apprentice, you will work closely with our experienced professions to learn and contribute to various aspects of risk management and assurance. This will involve working with risk owners to update the risk register on our risk management system and developing the use of our system, supporting the delivery of the internal audit contact including tracking recommendations through to completion, testing controls and processes to check they are operating effectively across all areas of the business, and collating information to feed into reporting.

You'll also be able to demonstrate:
* An ability to work effectively within a team and build relationships with stakeholders.
* An ability to work methodically, following agreed procedures.
* Good oral and written communication.
* Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel).
* An ability to prioritise between conflicting deadlines and timescales.
* An ability to work to the Guinness Behaviours.

Desirable experience:
* Experience of Risk Management.
* Previous experience of working in the social housing sector

Essential Qualifications:
* Level 2 (C+ or 9-4 GCSE or equivalent) or higher.

Desirable:
* Educated to Level 3 (A level in a in a business-related subject or equivalent) or higher.

If you're interested in finding out more about the key responsibilities of the role and/or to ensure you meet the essential criteria, please review the attached role profile.
The Guinness Partnership is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all colleagues, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless

About Us

The Guinness Partnership is one of the leading providers of affordable housing and care services in England. We build and manage homes and provide housing services for around 140,000 customers nationwide. Our vision is to deliver great service, provide great homes, to be a great business and to be a great place to work. Because everything we do is about our customers, our communities and our people, any profit we make is re-invested in new and existing homes and improving services.

The Guinness Partnership is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all colleagues, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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The Guinness Partnership
Organisation
The Guinness Partnership
Reference
10653
Salary
Pension, Mobile phone, Simplyhealth
Expiry Date
15/08/2024 12:45:00
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