HR Apprentice Low Carbon Contracts Company Ltd

The HR Apprentice will be responsible for delivering efficient support to facilitate the smooth running of the HR function and its core processes. The HR Apprentice must ensure compliance to procedures and contribute ideas for continuously improving ways of working within the team.

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Apprenticeship summary

The key responsibilities of the role are to:

People Processes:

  • Own the new starter process
  • Book in new starter inductions and ensuring all paperwork has been received to LCCCs BPSS standard, raising any issues to the HR Manager
  • Conduct orientation programs for new employees, organising new joiner welcome meetings and coffee morning sessions with the CEO and Director of People & Organisation Development
  • Manage the probation period administration, ensuring timely notification to managers of deadlines and highlighting any issues to the HR Manager
  • Update the monthly organisational charts
  • Manage the onboarding and exit surveys in a timely fashion ensuring resultant feedback is fed to Head HR Operations for inclusion into LCCC HR metrics
  • Manage the HR LCCC inbox
  • Ensure an adequate, effective, and efficient electronic and physical filling system is in place for annual internal audit
  • Own the leaver process including drafting leaver letters
  • Provide standard references for external enquiries
  • Make suggestions for improvements and best practice across HR processes
  • Support in the population of the Monthly Board Pack
  • Ensure all LCCC Policies are maintained and up to date as required

Learning and Development:

  • Maintain required HR training records and preparing Management Information from HR data as required
  • Coordinate with BEIS and other external parties to ensure an ongoing programme of industry awareness development for LCCC employees
  • Maintain the LCCC Learning and Development Plan
  • Liaise with employees and external trainers to schedule, organise and ensure the smooth running of internal and external training courses
  • Ensure compliance to Health & Safety training requirements
  • Undertake all administration relating to training including scheduling and room booking, invitations, attendance, catering, liaising with speakers, and setting up equipment
  • Co-ordinate, track, and report on training sessions delivered, and feedback gathered from delegates ensuring LCCCs training evaluation metrics are monitored and reported
  • Support the wider HR team on the company’s eLearning system to ensure that new entrants are added to the system and the Health and Safety training requirements are complied with. Develop e-learning reporting and escalate issues as required
  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:30.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    16 months

  • Date posted


  • Expected start date


  • Closing date


  • Standards

    HR Support

  • Apprenticeship level


  • Reference number


  • Training Provider


  • Location


Requirements and prospects

Desired Skills

  • Computer literate with extensive experience of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as managing files and records and report writing
  • Highly organised with excellent ability in coordination of people and resources
  • Experience of working with multiple stakeholders
  • Experience of supporting training
  • Experience gained within an HR environment
  • Experience of HR Information Systems / Learning Management Systems would be advantageous
  • Good personal/time management skills to manage own workload
  • Confident communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Punctual

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

96% of Arch Apprentices move straight into the destination of their choice when they finish their apprenticeship with many seeing their salary go up immediately post-apprenticeship!

Things to consider

About the Employer

The Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC) and the Electricity Settlements Company (ESC) sit at the heart of the delivery of the UK’s goals for secure, affordable and sustainable electricity.

These two private limited companies, wholly owned by the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) formerly known as Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC), were created to deliver key elements of the government’s Electricity Market Reform Programme. As government-owned companies, LCCC and ESC are governed by Framework Documents setting out the shareholder relationship and their Guiding Principle.

Our mission is to implement and develop electricity market schemes by providing independent expertise, insight and leadership. 


Low Carbon Contracts Company Ltd