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Ref no:
SBO05320
Published:
9/9/2021
Closes:
19/9/2021
Location:
Hq - Main Building, Council Headquarters, Newtown St.Boswells, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 0SA
Salary:
£8,431.49 - £16,260.73 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Details

Grade: National Minimum Wage
Hourly Rate as follows:

NMW1 £4.62 (age 16-17)

NMW 2 £6.56 (age 18-20)

NMW 3 £8.36 (age 21-22)

NMW 4, £8.91 (age 23-24)

Salary: *£8,431.49 - £16,260.73 per annum *dependant on age.

Contract Duration: Temporary until 31/03/2023

Please Note: Interviews will be held on 22 September 2021

In accordance with Government Guidelines, you will need to be aged 16-24 (at the point of starting the Apprenticeship) to qualify for this position.

Role Purpose

Modern Apprenticeships offer new entrants to the labour market the chance of paid employment combined with the opportunity to do training relevant to the Business Services. They include the opportunity to gain nationally recognised qualifications that help kick-start a career without having to study full-time. New entrants include school and college leavers, those with no previous work experience and/or vocational qualifications.
As this is an apprentice post the job holder will be required to work in various areas and departments throughout the organisation to develop skills, knowledge and experience in all aspects of Scottish Borders Council. This will be via on the job training and formal training sessions to establish knowledge and understanding.
As part of the apprenticeship you will be required to engage with a training provider to obtain the desired qualification of a SVQ 2 Business and Administration and have regular meetings with the supervisor and/or assessor. Please see additional information sheet attached.

Where this is a requirement for the successful candidate to work from home as part of the role  you will be provided with the necessary IT equipment by the Council, however, you will be responsible for the provision of any required furniture.

 

Essential

A good general education to National 5 level or equivalent including English.

In accordance with Government Guidelines, you will need to be aged 16-24 (at the point of starting the Apprenticeship) to qualify for this position.

 

Informal enquiries to

For informal inquiries, please contact the Schools team on 01835825108. 

Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.  In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post.  All appointments will be made on merit. 

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