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Ref no:
PKC07765
Published:
10/9/2021
Closes:
26/9/2021
Location:
Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD
Salary:
£8,765 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
36 hours per week

Job Description

Business & Administration Modern Apprentice PKC07765
£8,765 Fixed Term (for 12 months)
Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth PH1 5GD
Earn while you learn with a Perth & Kinross Council Modern Apprenticeship! 
Are you aged 16-24 and looking for an opportunity to gain on the job experience whilst working towards a qualification? If so, a Business and Administration Modern Apprenticeship within Perth & Kinross Council could be what you are looking for……….
The role will involve working in a friendly and supportive environment within the HR Systems Team. The post will provide great exposure to working within a busy and fast paced HR Office and how the administration of an employee’s job cycle is managed within a large organisation. You will gain valuable customer service experience, finance, IT and administration skills whilst building confidence and knowledge across a wide range of areas. These include support to maintain the Council’s various HR systems, assisting with payroll and employment contract related tasks and handling a variety of customer queries. Training and support will be given throughout the apprenticeship and the role will involve working on your own initiative and closely with members of the team(s). 
After gaining your initial qualification, you may also have the opportunity to gain a Payroll or HR qualification which will be funded by the Council. As a Modern Apprentice with Perth and Kinross Council there will also be many other exciting opportunities to get involved in such as corporate events, networking MA Connections events, participation in charity fundraising and taking part in community volunteering activities.

The Individual

We are looking for a positive and enthusiastic person who has the appetite to learn and develop their administrative related skills and is looking for a career within Business and Administration. Good verbal and written communication is required as well as great attention to detail. Reliability and drive is also a key ingredient the person must hold for this position. So if you are motivated and ready to take your next step into the world of work, then don't hesitate and apply today.
For further information, please don’t hesitate to contact Allan Craik at ACraik@pkc.gov.uk.
When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide current contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees, one should be your present or most recent employer. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer.
Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.
As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.
Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.
A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.
Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

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