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South Newmoor Depot, 28 - 32 MacIntosh Place, South Newmoor Industrial Estate, Irvine, KA11 4JT
£4.81 - £6.83 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

Job Summary

Temporary for 12 months.

Modern Apprenticeship vacancies are open to North Ayrshire residents aged 16-19 years.

Due to funding criteria, applicants must be aged 16-19 by the provisional start date of 29th August 22

During Covid-19, we are taking the opportunity to work in different ways and this includes how we continue to undertake our interviews. We are using Microsoft Teams to progress with interviews virtually and all you need is a device with a camera and access to the internet. We will provide guidance and instructions on how to use this method if your interview is being held virtually.

In this post you will be part of the Streetscene team by providing an efficient, reliable and effective service and provide for users recreational needs, by maintaining parks and other recreational areas to a high standard of cleanliness and horticultural standard, this is an opportunity to gain skills and experience working in various aspects of a grounds maintenance environment. For more details see the attached Role Profile below. 

Before you apply, find out a little bit about us and why we are a Great Place to Work.


Staff Values & Behaviours

Our values of Focus, Passion and Inspiration are core in everything we do and how we do it. They are the foundation that our work is built on, and they are used to measure how well we do each day. On their own, they are just words; to become meaningful they need to be backed up by actions. That's why we aim for them to be at the heart of everything we do. When they are, we can - and will - deliver the best services for the communities of North Ayrshire.

Further information on our Staff Values is available on the Council’s website.

Additional Information


For your information if this post requires references you will be notified of further details if you are successful in gaining an interview. Not providing relevant references when requested may delay the outcome of the interview process.

When shortleeting job applicants seeking a Modern Apprenticeship with the Council, subject to meeting the essential criteria, priority in the 1st instance will be given to those who are currently unemployed followed by applicants who are already in work & who are seeking to develop their career. 

If you have any issues or questions when completing the application form, please email

Our Workstyles

As an employer of choice, North Ayrshire Council has identified four different Workstyles. Each post in the council has been allocated one of these styles:

Mobile – More than 90% of time spent primarily working on a mobile basis across multiple Council facilities and out in the community. There may be some limited opportunity to work from home.

This post has been allocated the workstyle:  Mobile

More information on our workstyles can be found in our HR Guide: Workstyles.  If you have any questions on the allocated Workstyle for this post, please ask at interview.

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