Research Apprentice - Job Advert

Research Apprentice - Job Advert

Our apprenticeship programme is now in its sixth year, we are looking for the next apprentice to join us!


20 August 2018

Our apprenticeship programme is now in its sixth year, we are looking for the next apprentice to join us!

The Tavistock Institutes of Human Relations (TIHR) apprentice programme was set up in 2012 and was designed for school and college leavers who haven’t yet decided about university and want to gain experience in the field of social science. The programme evolves every year and allows the apprentice to influence the shape of the programme and the role, this year more than ever.

As an organisation, the TIHR is a social science research and evaluation organisation with the core purpose of improving society. The range of tasks, clients and sectors we engage with is wide, which makes it difficult to sum up the organisation in one sentence. In practice, it means there is always something new and interesting going on if you want to get involved. Over the course of the apprenticeship, you will work with many aspects of our organisation, focussing mainly on our research work in an administrative capacity. You will also hold general office administrative responsibilities, joining the team who help our office run on a day to day basis.

As part of the apprenticeship programme, you will have the opportunity to study with the Open University. Starting with an access module, then a Certificate of Higher Education on a course of your choice (but related to the work of the Tavistock Institute) which will take two years to complete and is worth 120 credits at degree level. Open University Courses are self-study, but you will be assisted by an internal Learning Mentor to help guide you through the course.

We are committed to our apprentices and offer support to ensure they are getting the most out of their workplace experience. Namely the opportunity to be mentored by a colleague which provides a space for the apprentice to openly discuss any problems they are facing and to be offered advice and guidance.

If this role interests you, download a full job description.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter explaining your interest in the role to Charlie Bambrough by the 9th September.

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