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Various Locations in Shetland, ZE1 000
£21,278.85 - £22,360.02 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

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As a Modern Apprentice Joiner you will be supported to gain the knowledge, experience, skills and abilities to become a qualified joiner providing an effective repairs and planned maintenance service to council housing and buildings.

The apprenticeship will last approximately four years, to enable the apprentice to complete an appropriate joinery qualification - SVQ Level 3 in Carpentry and Joinery.

The apprentice will learn how to carry out planned and responsive repairs as well as internal and external alterations, assist in identifying any future maintenance and will keep accurate records of work undertaken.

As well as the responsive repairs the apprentice work will include demolition, timber framing, cladding/roofing work, lining and dry partitioning, window and door replacement, kitchen and bathroom upgrades and finishing’s.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

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Additional Information

  • The grade of this post is SLGLW/AB1/AB2/C2
  • Salary  shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £2,397 per annum (pro rata) 
  • Fixed Term Full Time post for 37.0 Hours per Week , 52.18 weeks per year 
  • 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 Lerwick, Gremista 

For further details relating to this post, please contact: Steven Goodlad, Team Leader on 015957447005 or email

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

Information about Shetland

Shetland is an archipelago in the north of the British Isles where you'll find freedom, wildlife and wild beauty, but also a rich culture and dynamic, forward-looking society. The Islands have a thriving and diverse economy full of opportunities and offer residents the ideal work/life balance. Shetland combines stunning coastal landscapes and wide open spaces with friendly, bustling island communities. Factor in Shetland's impressive modern amenities, highly regarded schools and the Islands offer a work life balance rarely found elsewhere.

Find out more about:

Living and working in Shetland: here

The Shetland Islands Council: here


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