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  • Ref no: PKC06065
  • Published: 28/10/19
  • Closes: 11/11/19
  • Location: Various Locations in Perth & Kinross Council Area, PH1 5GD
  • Salary: £10,211.00
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Early Learning and Childcare Modern Apprentice - 2 Posts (Fixed Term for 15 Months)
£10,211 (PKC06065)
Various Locations Throughout the Perth & Kinross Council Area

Are you aged 16-24 and looking for an opportunity to gain on the job experience whilst working towards a qualification? If so, Perth & Kinross Council seeks motivated individuals who are keen to work with children, whilst gaining an SVQ level 3, Social Services (Children and Young People).

You will work as a member of a team, with young children (0-8) and contribute to the delivery of an integrated approach to children's development in early years within a safe inclusive environment.

During your time on the Modern Apprenticeship Programme you will gain year round work based practical experience & knowledge of various childcare developments & settings, including nurseries, crèche, wraparound care and out of school.

This work based learning will also be supported by regular theoretical learning opportunities delivered by the Early Learning & Childcare Teams.

You will be required to register with the SSSC.

As a Modern Apprentice with Perth & Kinross Council there are also many opportunities to get involved in corporate events, networking connections events , to participate in charity fundraising and take part in a community volunteering activity.

If you are an enthusiastic individual with a positive attitude who is looking to take that next step into the world of work, then this could be the perfect role for you.

For more information on these posts, please contact Aileen Innes, Education Development Officer (0-8) on 01738 472372 or Susan Johnstone, Team Leader Childcare Strategy on 01738 472350.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent 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.

The Individual

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.

Find out more about working for Perth & Kinross Council and living in one of the most scenic areas of Scotland here.

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