Hidden Talent Apprenticeships 

There are over sixty apprenticeships available at Servest, with qualifications in leadership and business administration to facilities management and hospitality. Apprenticeships are so important to Servest that they have been given a special name – Hidden Talent.

Hidden Talent

There are Hidden Talent opportunities at Servest for you, no matter your career aspirations. When you join a Hidden Talent Programme at Servest, you will be given first class training and guidance throughout, while gaining real world experience in your chosen field. This is a great opportunity for those coming out of education and looking to get their foot in the door of a fast-growing industry or for those looking for a change in career. In fact, with Hidden Talent at Servest you can study all the way up to a fully funded MBA. Get in touch today to find out how you can create the future you have always wanted.

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Frequently Asked Questions

WHAT IS HIDDEN TALENT?

Hidden Talent is Servest’s name for apprenticeships.

WHY SHOULD I JOIN THE HIDDEN TALENT PROGRAMME?

It’s a great opportunity to learn and gain a qualification whilst working for a fast-growing industry leading company. You will have valuable on-the-job training from experienced colleagues to develop your skills and knowledge. Achieve a nationally recognised qualification delivered by specialist Hidden Talent Partners (HTP), with the costs being covered by the business. A chance to establish yourself within an area of the business and rise through the ranks.

HOW DO I APPLY TO JOIN SERVEST THROUGH HIDDEN TALENT?

Check the ‘career search’ page of our website, we will post any Hidden Talent vacancies on there as soon as they become available. If you can’t see anything suitable, then please register your details below or contact [email protected]. Once registered, we will contact you about any further opportunities that arise.

IS THERE AN UPPER AGE LIMIT?

No. Hidden Talent recognises that many people will have to adapt their skills during their working lives and a qualification will often be the best route to achieving this.

WHAT PRIOR QUALIFICATIONS DO I NEED?

Have a look at the vacancy description. The Hiring Manager may specify the desired prior qualifications they would like you to hold (if any).

IF I HAVE A DEGREE CAN I STILL JOIN HIDDEN TALENT?

Yes, as long as the Hidden Talent programme you wish to study is in a different subject area to your Degree/Higher level qualification.

SHOULD I BE AWARE OF ANY FURTHER ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA?

Yes, you must also have been a resident in the EU/UK for a minimum of the previous three years prior to starting your Hidden Talent qualification.

WHAT HAPPENS ONCE I HAVE APPLIED?

Your application will be processed by the specialist Hidden Talent Partner. They will then perform screening on our behalf, this can take place face to face, but is usually over the phone. Once this has taken place, and if they feel you are suitable for the role, an interview with the Hiring Manager is arranged.

WHAT WILL I BE PAID?

We have an internal minimum rate for recruited Hidden Talent learners of £5.00 p/h, in the first year of your programme. However, the Hiring Manager agrees the wage, so in some cases you may receive more.

ARE THERE ANY GRANTS AVAILABLE TO ME?

Yes, but only if you are in the 16-18 (and 364 days) age group. We will provide you with a learning grant of £250* paid after four months and £250* paid after 13 months your programme. *subject to tax/NI

HOW LONG DO THE HIDDEN TALENT PROGRAMMES LAST?

A minimum of 12 months, 1 week or 372 days, although it depends on the level of qualification, as some even degree programmes have a maximum duration of 4 years.

AM I ENTITLED TO HOLIDAYS DURING THE PROGRAMME?

Yes, as you are fully employed by Servest, you will be entitled to all the same benefits as other colleagues.

HOW ARE THE HIDDEN TALENT QUALIFICATIONS DELIVERED?

This depends on the qualification subject and level. Typically, lower levels can be delivered on a 1-1 basis and higher levels have workshop elements built in. The Hidden Talent Partners will talk you through the delivery model prior to your enrolment.

WHEN WILL MY HIDDEN TALENT QUALIFICATION BEGIN?

Our Hidden Talent Partner will ensure you are enrolled onto your Hidden Talent qualification as part of your Servest induction.

CAN I STAY WITH SERVEST ONCE THE PROGRAMME IS COMPLETED?

Yes, you will be offered a permanent contract from the outset, that’s how committed Servest is to bringing people into the business through the Hidden Talent programme. If you make a good impression and continue to work hard then further opportunities may arise to progress.