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Stobhill Depot 40a Stobhill Road, EH22 4NU
£0 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
38 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description


Your chance to bring in a wage AND learn new skills.


So if you’re leaving school soon and want specialised training, real work experience with great prospects, we’ve got just the job !


For all our apprentice positions, we’re looking for 3 Standard Grades (level 4) or equivalent, ideally Maths, English and a Science subject.  But even if you don’t have these formal qualifications, you may be considered if you have the equivalent skills and abilities.

Based at Stobhill Depot, Newtongrange, ,Your trade will be tailored to give you formal training combined with practical, supervised on-the-job training – and a recognised qualification at the end of it.

We are looking to recruit 16-19 year olds in order to comply with Skills Development Scotland requirements to secure fully funded training places. As this is considered a funding issue it is therefore only open to 16 to 19 year olds and age legislation is not applicable.

Successful candidates will be registered with the appropriate Industry Training Organisation for the duration of their training programme.

Apprentices will receive a personal training plan which will outline the development of their work based training programme which will be reviewed at regular intervals.

Essential        3 Standard Grades (level 4) (preferably Maths, English and a Science)

Carry out any other duties commensurate with the post as the job develops.

Please identify which Trade you are interested in.

CLOSING DATE - Thursday 30th September 2021

INTERVIEW DATE - Interviews for the Apprentice Electrician will be held on 14th October 2021.  All other apprentices will be held week beginning 18th October 2021 


Position Title: Apprentice Builder X2, Apprentice Electrician X2 & Apprentice Joiner X2        

Position Number: BM17, BM23 & BM11 

Directorate: Place             

Location: Stobhill                                  

Contract Status: Fixed Term  for 4 years, or until apprenticeship is complete       

Hours of Work:36 hours plus 2 contractual hours,       

Working Pattern:  Monday to Thursday: 8.00am to 4.30pm and Friday: 8.00am to 2.00pm

Weeks per year: 52

Please note that it is Midlothian Councils policy that successful applicants will be appointed to the first point on the salary scale. The wage over the 4 year apprenticeship is attached.


The Individual

If you have difficulty applying for this post or accessing attached documents, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please email to speak to a member of the Recruitment Team stating the post reference number.

Midlothian Council is currently undergoing a period of transformation, changing and improving the way it delivers services in Midlothian. As a consequence, there are a number of existing employees for whom we are committed to seeking suitable alternative employment within the Council in accordance with our legal obligations. Candidates are advised that, for some vacancies, internal candidates in this situation will be interviewed before the wider selection pool and a slightly longer delay may be experienced before application outcomes can be advised to you. Thank you for your patience in this matter.

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