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Waverley Court 4 East Market Street, EH8 8BG
£24,064 - £26,468 per year
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36 hours per week

Job Description


Graduate Apprentice - Surveyor - Fixed term until 02/07/2027
Waverley Court

Salary: £24,064 - £26,468
Hours: 36 per week

The Housing and Homelessness, Capital Investment service is a large multi skilled service responsible for Area Based Regeneration, Low Rise Block Management and High Rise Investment. We carry out Whole House Retrofit investment programmes across low rise and high-rise homes and ensure our homes meet the Energy Efficient Standards for Social Housing by 2032. We also carry out planned investment, improvement and replacement programmes including kitchen and bathroom, domestic rewiring, central heating systems, window, and door upgrades as well as adaptations to allow people to stay in their homes longer.

We are looking to recruit two Apprentice Surveyors to work in roles across the service which will provide you with an opportunity to gain academic knowledge through study and on site work experience within a practical environment in a busy Council service.

The Role

You will study towards a BSc (Hons) in Construction and the Built Environment, and you will be fully supported by a dedicated work place mentor to ensure you gain the right mix of academic and on site skills and experience to successfully complete your apprenticeship. You will also develop management, business and technical skills and will assist the Capital Investment and Delivery team within Strategy and Development to deliver ambitious programmes of improvement to our council homes.

Qualifications Required

Year 1

• SQA Highers at ABBB or equivalent.

• A-levels at ABC or BBB.

• Scottish Baccalaureate 29 points.

• Foundation apprenticeship in Civil Engineering in conjunction with SQA minimum AAB. • A combination of qualifications totalling 96 SCQF credits at level 6, or Minimum 126 UCAS points.

Year 2

• SQA Advanced Highers at BB and SQA Highers at AAAB.

• A-Levels at ABB.

• HNC in a Construction-related subject with A in the graded unit.

• HND in a Construction-related subject with B in the graded unit.

• A suitable Modern/Technical Apprenticeship.

• Scottish Baccalaureate Distinction.

• Baccalaureate 35 points.

• A combination of qualifications totalling 96 SCQF credits at level 7.

We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation.

As part of our goal to improve our organisational culture and create a great place to work together for the people of Edinburgh, we want to make sure that we’re bringing the best people into our roles, not just in their skills and experience but also in their approach to work.

To help achieve this, we’re changing the way we interview and assess candidates by moving from a competency-based interview approach to a behavioural and technical (skills for the job) based approach. This new way of interviewing will allow us to assess how you think and how you would bring Our Behaviours of Respect, Integrity and Flexibility into your ways of working.

Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range.

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