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Hq - Main Building, Council Headquarters, Newtown St.Boswells, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 0SA
£10.90 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

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Job Details

Hourly Rate: £10.90 Living Wage.*

Salary: £19,892.47  pro rata per annum (35 hours FTE) 

Hours: 35

Contract Duration: Temporary until 01/09/2024

Grade: National Living Wage

*As of 1st April 2023, all Modern Apprentices will be paid according to the National Living Wage of £10.90 per hour.


Role Purpose

Modern Apprenticeships (MA) offer new entrants to the labour market the chance of paid employment combined with the opportunity to do training relevant to the occupational area. 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 to develop skills, knowledge and experience in all aspects of digital technologies and business systems administration. 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 in Business & Administration SVQ Level 6 and have regular meetings with the supervisor and/or assessor.

As a Member of the Communities & Partnership Team, you will support the team to achieve effective community engagement across communities and other SBC services. You will support the Communities & Partnerships Team to deliver the requirements of Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015.


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

National 4 in English, which is appropriate to the level of framework that the person will be undertaking as part of their Modern Apprenticeship


Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries may be made to Kenny Harrow at

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.