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Portland Place, Stevenston, KA20 3NN
£13,541.04 - £25,577.52 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
38 hours per week

Job Summary

Temporary for 4 years.

To be eligible for this apprenticeship you must live in North Ayrshire.

We may conduct our interviews in person or using Microsoft Teams for video calling. All you need is a device with a camera and access to the internet. We will provide guidance and instructions on how to use this method if your interview is being held virtually.

We are a disability confident leader and we support reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process - for more information click here

This post is based within Building Services, time will be split between learning on site with a qualified tradesperson and college.

For more details see the attached Role Profile below.

Before you apply, find out a little bit about us and why we are a Great Place to Work.

Staff Values & Behaviours

North Ayrshire Council uses behavioural based approach throughout the recruitment process. Our staff values of Focus, Passion & Inspiration will be explored for this vacancy.

Further information on our Staff Values and how to complete behaviour based application form questions is available on the Council’s website.

Additional Information

Apprentice (4 year) Percentage rates

Your basic rate of pay during your apprenticeship will be based on a percentage of Grade 7, as follows:

Year % of Rate

1st 45%

2nd 60%

3rd 70%

4th 85%

To be eligible for this apprenticeship you must live in North Ayrshire.


For your information if this post requires references you will be notified of further details if you are successful in gaining an interview. Not providing relevant references when requested may delay the outcome of the interview process.

Our Workstyles

As an employer of choice, North Ayrshire Council has identified four different Workstyles. Each post in the council has been allocated one of these styles:

Mobile – More than 90% of time spent primarily working on a mobile basis across multiple Council facilities and out in the community. There may be some limited opportunity to work from home.

This post has been allocated the workstyle:  Mobile

More information on our workstyles can be found in our HR Guide: Workstyles.  If you have any questions on the allocated Workstyle for this post, please ask at interview.

When shortleeting job applicants seeking a Modern Apprenticeship with the Council, subject to meeting the essential criteria, priority in the 1st instance will be given to those who are currently unemployed followed by applicants who are already in work & who are seeking to develop their career. 

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