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Orkney College East Road Kirkwall Orkney, KW15 1LX
£23,892 - £24,093 per year
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Full Time
35 hours per week


Orkney College UHI

Modern Apprentice, Administration (Developing the Young Workforce)

35 hours per week
Temporary up to 30 September 2023
£23,892 - £24,093 / £13.09 - £13.20 (including Distant Islands Allowance)

An opportunity has arisen for a motivated young person to undertake a Modern Apprenticeship to provide administrative support to the Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) programme based at Orkney College UHI.

Applicants must be aged between 16 and 24 or up to 29 years if you're care experienced or disabled and will be required to provide a range of administrative duties including organising meetings and events, fielding phone calls, minute taking and updating social media, along with general administrative duties such as filing and photocopying.

The successful applicant will be supported to complete their Modern Apprenticeship in Business and Administration (depending on available places), or an SVQ 2 in Business and Administration at SCQF Level 5.

Applicants must have a good standard of general education including literacy and numeracy equivalent to SCQF level 4. Experience in the use of Microsoft Office is required.

This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children.

While this post is currently temporary to 30 September 2023, there is potential for extension beyond that date when funding is confirmed. Please contact Rachel Scarth to discuss further.

Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting Rachel Scarth, Developing the Young Workforce Project Manager on 01856 569 352 or by emailing 

Closing Date: Sunday 30 July 2023

Please note interview expenses are not payable for this post.

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