Roisin is firm’s first apprentice

Roisin Rowan-Young, from Salterforth, who has been recruited for an apprenticeship with the firm Clockwork HR in Skipton. (s)

Roisin Rowan-Young, from Salterforth, who has been recruited for an apprenticeship with the firm Clockwork HR in Skipton. (s)

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An HR consultancy has shown its support for the recent National Apprenticeship Week by recruiting its first apprentice.

Roisin Rowan-Young, from Salterforth, has been recruited for an apprenticeship with the firm Clockwork HR in Skipton.

Currently studying for a qualification in Business Administration at Craven College, Roisin will receive on the job training to complement her studies, and the apprenticeship will be an excellent stepping stone for a future career in the industry.

Working in the HR sector for over 20 years Sarah Seastron, managing director of Clockwork HR understands the significant value apprentices bring to businesses and is also keen to offer development opportunities to newcomers.

Sarah said: “Roisin will receive all the support, training and development she needs, and will gain the practical experience employers are looking for in today’s market. It is a viable option away from the more traditional to paths to work for some people and gives them the best start in their careers.”

Roisin who has just started in her new role will be completing a range of HR administration duties and assisting with the provision of HR advice.

She said “This is a fantastic opportunity for me to earn and learn, and carve out a future career in HR. I am genuinely excited about putting into practice the things I have learnt at college whilst having a mentor with so much experience to help me develop my own skills.”

Her apprenticeship will last for 12 months combining both college and work.