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  • Ref no: EAL03791
  • Published: 15/3/19
  • Closes: 31/3/19
  • Location: Council HQ, John Muir House, Brewery Park, Haddington, EH41 3HA
  • Rate: £0.00
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

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

Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.

Rate of Pay
Under 18: £4.35 per hour, 18-20: £6.15 per hour
Full time position, 35 hours per week
18 month fixed term
Monday - Friday
To start: May 2019

This position is only open to young people aged between 16 and 19 years of age who reside in East Lothian.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Modern Apprenticeship within the Council’s Human Resources division.

You will provide administrative support to staff within Human Resources. With good interpersonal skills, you will be flexible, confident and a team player. Training in the use of specialist software packages will be provided, however a basic knowledge and ability to use Microsoft Office packages is desirable. There will be on-going support from an external training provider to achieve the SVQ Level 3 in Business Administration. 

You must provide evidence of competency in Literacy and Numeracy skills (minimum of three Standard Grades level 3 passes or National 4's including English and Mathematics).

Job Details

To undertake a Modern Apprenticeship Business Administration Level 3 and provide an efficient and effective administrative support to Human Resources

Please download the attached Job Outline/Person Specification at the bottom of the page for the exact duties and tasks required of the post.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
A minimum of SVQ1/Standard Grade General level English/Maths or National 4 English/Maths or Literacy/Numeracy or Intermediate 1 Communication/Numeracy and/or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience.

This post involves accessing the public services network, therefore the preferred candidate will be subject to the Baseline Personnel Security Standards (BPSS). The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

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