We are currently seeking a Compliance Officer Apprentice based at our office in Dartford. In this role you will assist our compliance officers in monitoring contractual compliance across our healthcare and housing maintenance contracts.
Rydon has established a strong reputation for the quality within our new-build and maintenance sectors, creating and improving communities for the benefit of current and future generations. For over 40 years, we've recruited talented and innovative people to build and maintain homes, schools, hospitals, student accommodation and more. We combine a personal touch with outstanding technical expertise to deliver award-winning, quality facilities for local communities with a commitment from people who are passionate about what they do.
We recognise that it’s our people who make Rydon the success it is today and we understand the importance of career development and training. We’re continuously investing in our people and this is what makes us one of the leading employers in our industry. Rydon's trainee scheme allows you to earn whilst you learn - it's a great scheme to pick up new practical skills whilst developing a formal, recognised qualification. Furthermore, Rydon will pay your college/further education fees and help you in securing a qualification whilst working in your chosen field.
Rydon provides a range of expert maintenance services to domestic properties and commercial buildings in the social housing, health and social care sectors. We look after over 35,000 homes for registered providers, a growing number of educational facilities and several hundred buildings across 20 NHS Trusts throughout the country. We ensure properties are well maintained, efficient and fit for purpose, using the latest technology to ensure repairs are completed promptly and minimise any unnecessary cost.
What is a Contract Compliance Officer?
A contract compliance officer monitors, enforces and improves contractual compliance. As part of the role you will become involved with monitoring and highlighting all potential risk in relation to operational performance, ensuring that risks are eliminated and helping us meet our financial targets.
A compliance officer carries out regular performance and service delivery audits to ensure compliance with contractual requirements and operational efficiency standards. Running weekly reports you will help with identifying potential risks in relation to service delivery failures so that these can be pro-actively addressed. You will ensure that correct processes have been followed and that reporting systems are accurate, updated and fully auditable.
So how does the apprenticeship scheme work?
As an Apprentice you will be assigned a mentor, who will work with you to develop your on the job experience and you will work directly within our compliance team. At the same time, you will study part time (usually on a day release to college basis) a business administration course and your mentor will support you in your college/further education through providing advice and practical tips to help you succeed in attaining a recognised qualification and a long term career at Rydon. We offer a competitive starting salary of £16,500 per annum along with excellent benefits which include 20 days holiday and company pension.
To meet our apprentice selection criteria, you will need to have a minimum of GCSE (grade C/Level 4 or above) in Maths and English.
In addition you'll need to have excellent organisational and record-keeping skills and a good understanding of the use of Microsoft Office Packages such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Excel.
You will have an analytical, compliant and proactive approach to tasks and be able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment. Above all, the preferred candidate should be keen to work as part of a team, have excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and excellent attention to detail.
If this sounds like you, we would strongly encourage you to apply.
As a well established, progressive company we are committed to attracting and retaining individuals by offering an excellent benefits package that includes a wide range of core and voluntary benefits.
Rydon is an equal opportunities employer and promotes diversity in employment. Successful candidates will be selected solely on their ability to carry out the duties of the post.
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