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  • Ref no: SIC03659
  • Published: 12/8/2019
  • Closes: 26/8/2019
  • Location: Hayfield House, Hayfield Lane, Lerwick, ZE1 0QD
  • Salary: £16,849.32 - £17,718.12 per year
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week

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

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Are you aged 16-24 and looking to start a career in Finance?

Children’s Services are recruiting for a Modern Apprentice to join their Finance Team.  The Modern Apprentice will learn to work effectively as a member of a Finance team to support schools with all financial tasks, including, the processing of purchase and sales invoices, purchase orders, internal journals and off island travel bookings.  The Modern Apprentice will learn how to provide support and guidance to applicants for Free School Meals, Education Maintenance Allowance and Instrumental Instruction, in accordance to Scottish Government and local SIC policies.  Support will be given to study in the work place and via the Shetland College.  This will allow the successful candidates to understand their role fully and to gain a Scottish Vocational Qualification Level 2 in Business Administration.

Modern Apprentices will work 37 hours per week.

Working within the Children’s Services Sector can bring great satisfaction for both staff and customers. So, if you are interested in working with people, have good interpersonal and communications skills, Children’s Services would welcome your application.

For full information on the role of a Modern Apprentice with Children’s Services, please see the Job Profile and Person Specification.

Additional Information

  • The grade of this post is A/B
  • Salary shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £2,157 per annum
  • Fixed Term Full Time post for 37.0 Hours per Week, 52.18 weeks per year - 2 year apprenticeship.
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland 
  • We are happy to talk flexible working

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at Hayfield House, Lerwick.

For further details relating to this post, please contact:  Zoe Anderson, Finance Officer on 01595 743842 or e-mail

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.



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