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Bankhead Depot, 14 Bankhead Avenue, EH11 4HD
£18,297.00 - £18,597.00 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

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Job Description


Modern Apprentice Road Worker - 2 year fixed term contract

Salary: £18,297 - £18,597
Hours: 36 per week

Modern Apprenticeships (MAs) 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.

Edinburgh Road Services (ERS) provides a multi-trade road, footway, street lighting, cycleway repair and maintenance service to the City of Edinburgh Council.

The post holder will be involved in the Council’s Modern Apprenticeship programme, work towards an SVQ Level 2 in Highway Maintenance and be expected to become a competent Road Worker within 2 years of commencing their MA.

Applicants must be resident of the City of Edinburgh Council area: postcodes EH1-17, EH28, EH29, EH30.

Applicants must also either: have left secondary education in the past three years (including those about to leave this year); or currently be on a City of Edinburgh Council employability training programme, or be aged up to 29 with a disability or care experienced

If you’ve got the right skills for the job we want to hear from you. We encourage applications from the right candidates regardless of disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, belief or race.

We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation

Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range.  For roles in grade 5 or above, annual increments in our contribution zones are dependent on achieving agreed performance goals.

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