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  • Ref no: FIF15259
  • Published: 22/11/19
  • Closes: 8/12/19
  • Location: Fife House 06, KY7 5LT
  • Salary: £18,302.00 - £20,573.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Temporary
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

Job Description

Salary: The salary for this position will be FC4 £18,302 progressing to FC6 £22,807 dependant on attainment of qualifications & skills as per the scheme of progression.

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Duration: 3 years

Interview Date: Week Commencing Monday 6 January 2020

It is anticipated the new employee will commence this role in January 2020.

The job pack for this vacancy is attached at the bottom of the page. It provides more detailed information about the job and the type of person we are looking for.

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Fife Council is committed to creating employment and training opportunities for the young people of Fife. This Traineeship is part of this commitment. This Traineeship is funded through the Workforce Youth Investment programme. We will advertise further apprenticeship and traineeship roles here as they become available.

A Traineeship is a work-based training programme that leads to an approved qualification.  The training can be both on and off-the-job, which means Trainees learn the right mix of skills, abilities and knowledge. For more information on Trainees follow the link below….

You will work within the Moving and Handling Team, based within the Health, Safety and Wellbeing Team that forms part of the wider Human Resources Service. Operational activities will range from supporting Moving and Handling Advisors to prepare and deliver training, assisting advisors with the assessment of individuals needs and undertaking varied project work.

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The trainee will be committed to developing their skills and abilities within the healthcare field and will support the Moving and Handling Team in delivering the moving and handling strategy through the provision of advice and guidance to managers and staff on best practice.


The Individual

These vacancies are restricted to applicants who live in Fife.  You must also be aged between 16 and 24 on or by the specified start date.

Applicants should be qualified to or be expecting to be qualified to, by December 2019: SCQF Level 7, which includes an HNC or SVQ3, in a relevant health or social care related discipline.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate the ability to achieve a BSc (SCQF Level 9) in Health and Social Care with the Open University, with all modules being completed through distance learning.  Previous experience can be considered as equivalent see SCQF Framework

Applicants will be required to register with the SSSC within 6 months of starting their role and will be required to be a member of the PVG scheme. Applicants will also require to complete the Scottish Manual Handling Passport certification, if this is not already held.

Applicants will be required to undertake a job-related practical test during the interview process.

Travel around Fife will be required for this role.

It is recommended that you read the job pack carefully and undertake research requirements as advised prior to application/interview. We recommend your application is completed on a PC or laptop and to avoid phones and android devices. This will enable you to view your completed application prior to submission.

For further information, please contact: Emma Collins on 03451 555555 Ext 402372 or OR Barbara Cooper on 03451 555555 Ext 444241 or

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