IT Training Apprentice

Employer
Womble Bond Dickinson
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
10 Jul 2022

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Vacancy Type
Trainees & Graduate Positions, Other Graduate Positions, IT, IT training
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Admin
Role Classification
Other Professional
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Job Details

Are you looking to start your career as an IT Trainer? If so, we have a fantastic opportunity for a Learning Technologies Apprentice to join our Learning Technologies Specialist team in Newcastle.

You will have the opportunity to gain a formal qualification (Level 3 Learning and Development Practitioner) whilst receiving paid on-the-job training.

The team

First-class IT systems are absolutely key to the success of any business in today's commercial world and the legal sector is no exception. We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of technological advancements within the legal profession, something we've become so well known for. To remain competitive in our markets, and to continue supporting our growth strategies, our team of dedicated IT professionals have a key role to play, ensuring the integrity of the IT infrastructure, development of new systems and excellent support to all of our employees, and clients.

Sitting within our wider IT team is our Learning Technologies team who are there to support us in our day to day work. The team offers an extensive range of blended IT Training from bespoke legal software to o365 applications in both a virtual classroom and an interactive e-learning environment.

The role

This is an interesting and varied role where no two days will be the same;

  • You'll support the scheduling and delivering of IT training during the induction process of all new employees, using a virtual training room
  • You will work closely with our Learning Technologies Specialists to administer the LearningHub (Learning Management System)
  • Having a blended approach to training, you will help to design, create and maintain interactive and engaging eLearning, giving you exposure to a range of software, which will be housed on the LearningHub
  • We have amazing colleagues who have a wealth of knowledge therefore you will work closely with and support subject matter experts in the creation of learning materials when required
  • Working alongside the Learning Technologies Team Leader, you'll collaborate with the Programme Management Unit during the business readiness and implementation stages of new, or upgrading of existing, IT systems to determine the appropriate level of training and communication
  • You'll provide support to the IT Service Desk typically with their "How do I" questions
  • The role will allow you the flexibility to innovate using your own skills as well as working collaboratively with the wider team

What are we looking for?

We're looking for someone with an outgoing personality who has enthusiasm and a real passion for delivering technology training.  You should have the ability to embrace new software and technologies in a time sensitive manner and the appetite to continuously develop your own skills.

As you'll be working and interacting with lots of people around the business you should have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as strong organisational skills and the ability to work under pressure.

In essence, we are looking for a vibrant self-starter with an appetite to learn, improve and grow.

Who are we?

A Top 100 law firm globally and Top 20 law firm in the UK, Womble Bond Dickinson has more than 400 partners and 1,000 lawyers based across 19 US cities and seven UK cities including a significant presence in London. The firm's reach also extends to Europe where it has strategic partnerships with other law firms in Germany and France.

In the UK, Womble Bond Dickinson advises in excess of 40 FTSE 350 companies, many of the largest businesses in the country, government organisations and wealthy individuals. With a focus on eleven key sectors (Energy & Natural Resources; Financial Institutions; Healthcare;  Insurance, Manufacturing;  Real Estate; Retail and Consumer; Transport, Logistics & Infrastructure; Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals; Technology and Private Wealth) the firm's experience allows it to build strong relationships and deliver an excellent service to clients.

What makes it great to work here?

We continually work hard to create an open culture that sets us apart from other firms. Our culture gives us much more of a human feel, emphasising that we're more than just suits!  We like and make time for each other enabling us to establish professional relationships that can often become lasting friendships. 

Through our D&I initiatives we create an environment in which difference is valued.  We have a Diversity and Inclusion Group, led by our Board Sponsor, which works with our colleague networks (we currently have an ethnic diversity, an LGBTQ+, a family network and we're in constant dialogue with our people about how we expand our networks to better support everybody).  We encourage applicants from all social backgrounds, ethnicities, disabilities, gender identities, and sexual orientations.

As signatories to the Mindful Business Charter, it's important that our people are able to maintain healthy and happy lives, both in and out of work.  We have a number of resources and initiatives designed to support health and wellbeing, including our team of dedicated mental health first aiders.  We recognise that getting the right work life balance is a priority for all of us and we're very happy to talk flexible working, full-time or part-time working patterns.

And that's not all, alongside a competitive salary you'll receive a flexible benefits package so you can pick and choose between the benefits that matter most to you.

Next steps

If this sounds like your next career move then please get in touch to find out more. No agencies please, we're an in-house recruitment team!

If this isn't the role for you (or the right time) why not connect with us on LinkedIn or follow us on Twitter and Instagram (@WBD_CareersUK) to keep up to date with all of our opportunities.  We also have a Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/womblebonddickinsoncareers/)

Company

Womble Bond Dickinson is a full-service transatlantic law firm, created on 1 November 2017 through the combination of UK firm Bond Dickinson and US firm Womble Carlyle.

A Top 100 law firm globally and Top 20 law firm in the UK, Womble Bond Dickinson has more than 420 partners and 1,000 lawyers based across 16 US cities and eight UK cities including a significant presence in London. The firm's reach also extends to Europe where it has strategic partnerships with other law firms in Germany and France. 

In the UK, Womble Bond Dickinson advises in excess of 40 FTSE 350 companies, many of the largest businesses in the country, government organisations and wealthy individuals. With a focus on eleven key sectors (Energy & Natural Resources; Financial Institutions; Healthcare;  Insurance, Manufacturing;  Real Estate; Retail and Consumer; Transport, Logistics & Infrastructure; Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology & Life Sciences; Technology and Private Wealth) the firm’s experience allows it to build strong relationships and deliver an excellent service to clients.

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