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Ref no:
INV03668
Published:
22/10/2021
Closes:
31/10/2021
Location:
Various Locations In Inverclyde, PA15 1LY
Salary:
£22,000 per year
Contract Type:
Temporary
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Inverclyde Council – Graduate Work Experience Programme

Part of the recovery programme for Inverclyde is the Council’s ‘Inverclyde Works’ initiative, which encourages and enables local businesses and residents to take up employment or training opportunities. One aspect of this is the Graduate Work Experience Programme.

What is the Graduate Work Experience Programme?

The Programme provides 18 months of paid work experience to recently qualified graduates with a salary of £22,000 per year.

You will be employed on a 37 hour per week contract for a fixed term period of 18 months. Working over 5 days a week, predominately Monday – Friday, however this may vary depending on the working pattern of specific Departments.

Am I eligible to apply?

Yes, if you meet all of the criteria below:-

  • You are an Inverclyde resident.
  • You have qualified in the last 3 years with an HND or Degree level qualification.
  • You are unemployed, or you are employed in a role that does not utilise your qualification.
  • You are looking to enhance your longer term employment prospects post Programme.

What qualifications do I need?

If you have an HND or a Degree level qualification, achieved in the last 3 years, then we would welcome your application.

We are keen to hear from people holding qualifications in a wide range of academic disciplines.

How do I apply?

Please send your CV and cover letter to employabilityandskills@inverclyde.gov.uk.

Your cover letter should include details on why you are applying to the Graduate Work Experience Programme and what you would hope to gain from it.