Dont miss out on all the latest news, updates & special offers. To be eligible for these awards, apprentices must be registered on an apprenticeship in 2018/2019 in a food or drink business within a 6 mile radius of Chesterfield. Phone 01246 345345. The D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership has begun recruitment for two new private-sector board members who can help the organisation continue the economic growth of the region. Chesterfield College is one of the largest providers of apprenticeships in the region, working with more than 1,900 employers to support apprenticeship placements in a number of industry sectors. Apprentice Town aims to increase the number, levels and quality of apprenticeships available by raising awareness of apprenticeship opportunities in Chesterfield including traineeships, higher Level Apprenticeships and align these with opportunities emerging in the local economy. Former Netherthorpe School pupil, Abi Ashmore joined Superior Spas after seeing the progression opportunities within the company. Libby Wood, Solicitor and LLP Member/Partner at Elliot Mather added: “We decided to take on an apprentice in the summer of 2019. If you have any queries about Derbyshire County Council vacancies, contact our recruitment team on 01629 535118 option 1 or by emailing As part of its commitment to supporting the local economy Chesterfield Borough Council, as the planning authority, includes local labour clauses within developments of this kind to ensure developers use local suppliers, have apprenticeships and allocate as … Text only 07960 910264* In person. The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is responsible for welfare, pensions and child maintenance policy. Staff website icon Staff website Subscribe icon Subscribe for updates. Phone 01246 345345. For details of all shortlisted businesses and individuals in the 2020 Chesterfield High Street Awards, visit Chesterfield Borough Council - Job vacancies at Chesterfield Borough Council We also advertise vacancies on social media, so why not like us on Facebook … Derbyshire County Council will fund the full duration of the apprenticeship training, and provide expert help to find the right apprenticeship for the individual needs of the business. Covid-19 has not only delayed this year’s High Street Awards, but also led organiser Destination Chesterfield, to move the award ceremony online. With investment in Chesterfield buoyant and unemployment low, more and more businesses in the town are taking on apprentices as a positive way of addressing their workforce needs. Supported by the 2014 - 2020 European Regional Development Fund, Chesterfield Elder Way (Former Co-op Store), Local Employment and Supply Chain Opportunities, Chesterfield Royal Macmillan Cancer Centre. Derbyshire-based producers, artisans and craftspeople are invited to exhibit and sell their wares at a virtual Peak District & Derbyshire Christmas Market organised by the area’s official tourist board. This was a first for my department. Supported by the 2014 - 2020 European Regional Development Fund, Chesterfield Elder Way (Former Co-op Store), D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership opens application process for new board members, Derbyshire businesses invited to exhibit at virtual Peak District & Derbyshire Christmas market, Chesterfield residents must follow stricter local rules from Saturday, Local Employment and Supply Chain Opportunities, Chesterfield Royal Macmillan Cancer Centre, Derbyshire County Council offer apprenticeship support to local SMEs. Now in its seventh year, this is the first time the awards has been held virtually. Destination Chesterfield delivers a number of marketing campaigns, including Apprentice Town, which help to improve the economic prosperity of Chesterfield by promoting it as a contemporary destination to inward investors and supporting existing businesses. Coronavirus (COVID-19) - how it is affecting our services. Usually held in June, the winners of the 2020 Chesterfield High Street Awards will be announced at an online awards ceremony on Wednesday 21 October. Chesterfield Apprenticeship Ambassador Network. Equality and diversity. #makeithappen at Chesterfield College. Chesterfield Borough Council reaches over £15 million paid in business support grants By Dom Stevens - 22 April 2020 Under the Government’s business grants scheme, Chesterfield Borough Council has paid more than £15.7 million to over 1,300 Chesterfield businesses in order to support them through the COVID-19 outbreak. If you are a local business or skills provider and would be interested in getting involved please contact Emily Williams at Chesterfield Borough Council. In 2014/15 1250 people started an apprenticeship in Chesterfield. Her communication is outstanding with customers, especially for her age, and she always goes above and beyond for the business.”, Grace Blant (19), started her apprenticeship after leaving Brookfield Community School sixth form. Lucie Andrew, Skills Adviser at D2N2 Growth Hub: Leigh McKenzie, Senior Economic Development Officer (Skills) at Derbyshire County Council. Residents in Chesterfield are being urged to follow stricter rules coming into force from Saturday 17 October, in a bid to slow the rise in coronavirus cases. From Fabrication and Welding to Creative Media, Chesterfield have over 40 subjects to choose from working with real employers in their Apprenticeship programme. Supporters of the 2020 Chesterfield High Street Awards include: Adorn Jewellers, Apprentice Town (led by Chesterfield Borough Council), BRM Solicitors, Chesterfield Borough Council, Chesterfield College Group, Derbyshire Times, East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire), eBusiness Works, Greatest Hits Radio (North Derbyshire), JP Fire Safety Solutions, Maybe*, The Pavements Shopping Centre, Q2 Creative and Redbrik Estate Agents. Delighted to be shortlisted, Abi (18) said: “It feels very rewarding that my colleagues would nominate me for such an award. Customer Service Centre 85 New Square Chesterfield S40 1AH. Text only 07960 910264* In person. Apprenticeships at The Royal. Jobs, skills, training and apprenticeships, Jobs, training, skills and apprenticeships, Find out about becoming an apprenticeship ambassador. Leading employment, training and investment organisations from Chesterfield are involved in the initiative and sit on the Apprentice Town steering group, including Destination Chesterfield, Chesterfield College, University of Derby, East Midlands Chamber, Jobcentre Plus, Enterprise Adviser Network and Derbyshire County Council. But now lockdown restrictions are easing slightly and businesses are starting to open up again, this is a great opportunity to remind companies of the value of apprenticeships.”, “During this period of recovery, apprenticeships offer a great opportunity for small and medium-sized businesses across Derbyshire to boost their business efficiency by taking on a new apprentice, or upskilling existing employees.”. Derbyshire County Council are using some of their apprentice levy to pay for training for apprenticeships in small and medium sized businesses.Apprenticeships can be undertaken by new employees, or existing employees in a wide range of business sectors such as manufacturing, construction, health and social care, digital and many more. Residents in Chesterfield are being urged to follow stricter rules coming into force from Saturday 17 October, in a bid to slow the rise in coronavirus cases. After facing Covid-19 head-on, it’s vital for the town to focus on the future and how we can create a thriving high street together in this new environment – apprentice opportunities should be at the forefront of our plans.”. Chesterfield Borough Council Today at 7:39 AM The Covid-19 pandemic has been incredibly difficult for tenants and ... landlords, and with Government only providing limited protection for tenants and landlords after 20 September, we wanted to make you aware of the support that is available: See More Customer Service Centre 85 New Square Chesterfield S40 1AH. Read our cookie policy. As one of the largest employers in Chesterfield and North Derbyshire, Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust strives to be a trailblazer in recruiting Apprentices and to ‘grow our own’ workforce of the future. Following the completion of her apprenticeship Grace plans to undertake further qualifications, including a CILEx course which is a non-graduate route to qualification in law. Councillor Tony King, Cabinet Member for Economic Development and Regeneration, said: “The coronavirus pandemic has forced many of us to put our lives and businesses on hold.