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  • Ref no: ABS22918
  • Published: 23/10/2020
  • Closes: 6/11/2020
  • Location: Faithlie Care Home for Older People,Lochpots Road, AB43 5NH
  • Salary: £17,666.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.25 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Do you want to make a difference? Do you want a career with real progression? Do you want to do something where you are making a real difference to people's lives? Do you want to work with a supportive team? Are you a people person?

If the answer to these questions is yes then a Modern Apprenticeship with Aberdeenshire Council is for you. We are currently recruiting for a Modern Apprentice (Care) position to directly enable the people we support to lead valued lives. If you bring all the right people skills, patience, enthusiasm, punctuality, compassion, we will offer you the chance of a fulfilling career along with fantastic training opportunities and qualifications.

Aberdeenshire Council is committed to increasing the opportunities in the local area by providing Modern Apprenticeships (MA's). These allow you to gain skills, experience and knowledge in the
world of work as well as gaining a formal qualification.

Successful candidates will be placed on an approved programme of training through the Aberdeenshire Council Modern Apprenticeship Scheme for SCQF 6/SVQ Level 2. In order to qualify for the appropriate funding from Skills Development Scotland this MA programme is open to candidates aged 16-19. If you have a disability or are a care leaver* then you are also eligible to apply up to the age of 29. Academic achievement to Scottish National Level 4 or 5 or Standard Grade in Mathematics and English, or equivalent transferable experience and Skills is essential.

*Any adult who spent time in care as a child.

Aberdeenshire Council currently applies a Living Wage Supplement to all Council employees earning less than £9.34 per hour.

Fixed Term for a period not exceeding 12 months.

Informal enquiries to Jenny Anderson Tel: 01467 532162

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This post is regulated work with Children and/or Protected Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. Where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

This post will require you to have obtained SSSC registration within 6 months of employment.

This post has a minimum requirement of 2 references. One of these must be your current or most recent employer.


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