- Cunninghame House, Friars Croft, Irvine, KA12 8EE
- £4.62 - £6.56 per hour
- Contract Type:
- Fixed Term
- Position Type:
- Full Time
- 35 hours per week
- Work From Home:
This position has expired.
Temporary for 24 months
Due to funding criteria, applicants must be aged 16-19 by the provisional start date of 10/01/22
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.
This apprenticeship is based within North Ayrshire Council’s Corporate Procurement Unit. The Modern Apprentice will report directly to the Team Leader (Procurement Support) and will support the team by carrying out general clerical duties and be involved in supporting the team in all aspects of procurement. The Corporate Procurement Unit procure a wide range of supplies, services and works including, but not limited to, social care and services, building construction and civil engineering projects, facilitates management, ICT, vehicles, food/catering and waste. The Corporate Procurement Units role is to ensure all purchases/contracts are legally compliant, fit for purpose and demonstrate value for money.
As part of North Ayrshire Council’s Modern Apprentice Recruitment Process if, following interview, you are chosen as a Preferred Candidate, you must complete a 2 week pre-employment Course with one of our Employability Partners, before being issued with a Conditional Offer of Employment.
For further information on what the course will entail and the training allowance click here. Details of when this will take place will be emailed to you by the Employability & Skills Team after interview.
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.
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.
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:
Agile – 100% of time spent working agile (flexibly) and interacting with others. Able to work at home, office or multiple locations. May be required to attend office on set days/rota basis as the role requires.
This post has been allocated the workstyle: Agile
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.
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.