Resourcing and Development Apprentice

  • Salary:  £14,469.68 per annum
  • Location – Service Headquarters, Calcot, Reading
  • Excellent annual leave allowance of 24 days and Flexible Working Hours
  • Onsite Gym Facilities 

RBFRS are offering an exciting opportunity to an individual who is looking to kick start a career in a HR and Learning and Development environment.

Choosing to study for an apprenticeship can be both an inspiring and rewarding way to start your career. As an apprentice, you can expect support to achieve your potential.

Through work experience, studying, coaching, training and development (both practical and vocational) you will complete a course of study and obtain a professional qualification aiming to reach the role of Resourcing and Development Support competently and effectively within a pre-determined time frame. You will work in a large team in the HR and Learning and Development Department. 

The key focus of the Resourcing and Development team:

The Resourcing and Development team deliver on-call (retained) and wholetime recruitment processes, operational promotion processes and administrate training and development courses and programmes. This includes planning, organising, monitoring and evaluating training and development delivery. The team also ensure the delivery of vocational development programmes; supporting learners, assessors and those undertaking internal quality assurance.

The successful applicant will have:

  • An interest in developing skills and experience in recruitment, promotion and training and development
  • Enthusiasm and great interpersonal skills
  • A commitment to delivering work to a high standard whilst working in a busy environment
  • Confidence in the use of Microsoft packages and ICT systems
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to work

Application Process

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For further details about the role please contact Emma Rickards, Resourcing and Development Coordinator at to arrange an informal discussion.

If you would like to see a role profile, please email

Please note we do not accept applications via Agencies or CV’s without an accompanying application form.

Closing date for applications is 9am on 25 March 2019.

It is anticipated that the assessment process will run week commencing 01 April 2019.

Anticipated start date: 29 April 2019.

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service is committed to equality of opportunity, and is actively seeking a more diverse workforce. We welcome applications from all members of our communities and are particularly encouraging those from under-represented groups.  If you are disabled and meet the essential criteria of the role, you will be guaranteed an interview.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

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