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Award Winning Knowsley Apprentice

by Lisa Bennett

A Knowsley Apprentice has been named as a national winner at the Keepmoat Homes Trainee, Apprentice and Graduate (TAG) Awards.

Rebecca Blease is a Customer Care Coordinator Apprentice for Keepmoat Homes at the Jubilee Gardens development in Huyton. She started work in December 2016 and as part of her apprenticeship is working towards a BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration.

Rebecca was commended for her outstanding customer service and external customer endorsements and was not only crowned regional winner but the National winner too.

The Judges said:

“Rebecca has been outstanding in her contribution to the department, earning the respect of her col-leagues and customers alike.”

Keepmoat Homes held their annual Trainee, Apprentice and Graduate (TAG) Awards on Thursday 8th March 2018 at Doncaster Stadium.

The TAG Awards aim to show Keepmoat Homes trainees, apprentices and graduates that their efforts are recognised, and to thank them for their hard work.


Benefits of a becoming a Knowsley Apprentice

  • A work placement offering training to NVQ level 3 while earning a wage.
  • The National Minimum Wage for your age (£7.50 aged 25 and over, £7.05  aged 21-24, £5.60 aged 18-20, £4.05 aged 16-17).
  • A mentor to call on for support in addition to a personalised support package.
  • The opportunity to secure to a permanent job at the end of the placement.

If you are interested in becoming a Knowsley Apprentice, please email theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk with your name, address, email, phone number, date of birth and what type of apprenticeship you are looking for and you will be added to the mailing list for any future vacancies.


Benefits to business

Have you thought about employing an apprentice and the benefits they can bring to your business?

Full recruitment support is available to help you find the right apprentice for your company. If you’re interested in recruiting an apprentice, call the team 0151 443 5953 or email theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk.