What's in it for you?

 Text: Your Career. Your Parliament.

We value apprentices, so we offer a competitive package.  In return, you'll be expected to perform a challenging and demanding role in a vibrant and dynamic organisation.

Here are our top 6 need to know terms and conditions.

Will I be supported?

  • Pay

    Your pay will be £16,949.   If you qualify and are successful in securing a permanent job with us, your pay would rise to £21k.

  • Hours

    You will work 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday.  In agreement with your manager, you can decide what time to start work in the morning and when you leave at night.

  • Holidays

    You will get 30 days paid holidays per year as well as 11.5 public and privilege holidays. 

  • Support for Learning

    You will be supported with your learning and development, including a recognised qualification relevant to the Apprenticeship you do. 

  • One year contract

    You are guaranteed to be employed for a minimum of one year with the potential to apply for permanent jobs when you’ve completed your qualification.

  • Interest Free Loan

    You can request an advance of your pay to help with the cost of coming to work at the Parliament.

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If your question is very specific to your application, please send us an email.


Staff Handbook

Find out more about our terms and conditions from our staff handbook