- Council HQ, John Muir House, Brewery Park, Haddington, EH41 3HA
- £5.28 - £10.42 per hour
- Contract Type:
- Permanent, Temporary
- Position Type:
- Full Time
- 35 hours per week
- Work From Home:
Days and Hour of Work:
Monday - Thursday, 09:00-17:00
Flexitime is applicable, and starting and finishing times are flexible.
To start asap.
Rate of Pay
Under 18 years : £5.28 per hour
18-20 years : £7.49 per hour
21-22 years : £10.18per hour
23+: £10.42 per hour
This opportunity is fixed term for 18 months.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Modern Apprentice to join the Employment & Reward Team at East Lothian Council.
You will provide support in the Employment & Reward team which deals with employee contracts, payroll and employee benefits. With good interpersonal skills, you will be flexible, a team player, confident and able to converse with employees and managers to answer queries. Daily duties will include answering the telephone, responding to emails, uploading paperwork to the Civica system, and assisting with other HR or payroll processes.
Training in the use of specialist software packages will be provided, however a basic knowledge and ability to use Mircrosoft Office packages is desirable.
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).
As part of East Lothian Council's 'Support for Employability' commitment to promote youth opportunities in the County, this post is open to those who are aged 16 – 19 and reside in East Lothian. (For those who are disabled or care-experienced, this is extended up to and including age 29). You will be asked to confirm you meet this criteria when you complete the application form.
All candidates indicating in their application that they are from a care experienced background, or have a disability are guaranteed an interview if they meet the minimum essential criteria required for the job (as per the Person Specification).
There will be ongoing support from an external training provider to achieve the SVQ Level 3 in Business Administration.
Home Working Consideration
Applications for homeworking or hybrid working will be considered for this post, subject to a trial period and in accordance with East Lothian Council’s Home Working and Worksmart Policies which can be found here. Home or Hybrid working options can be discussed with candidates invited for interview. All applicants must live in the UK and will be expected to attend Council offices from time to time as required.
To undertake a Modern Apprenticeship Business Administration Level 3 and provide an efficient and effective administrative support to Payroll.
Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Job Attachments') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job. You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form. You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to be considered for interview.
The East Lothian Way
The ‘East Lothian Way’– values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work. Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours. Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.
3 x National 4/5's or 3 x Standard Grades at General or Credit Level including Maths and English.
The preferred candidate for this position will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.
If you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the GOV.UK website.
For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link: www.eastlothian.gov.uk/nonteachinginfo
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