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Hawick Social Work Office, Lothian Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, TD9 9HD
£8,431.49 - £16,260.73 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Details

An opportunity has risen for a Modern Apprentice within Business Support to provide a range of clerical support to the business, operational and administrative teams within Social Work Hawick office (both Adult and Children’s services). 

Grade: National Minimum Wage
Hourly Rate as follows:

NMW1 £4.62 (age 16-17)

NMW 2 £6.56 (age 18-20)

NMW 3 £8.36 (age 21 -22)

NMW 4, £8.91 (age 23-24)

Salary: *£8,431.49 - £16,260.73 per annum *dependant on age.

Contract Duration: Temporary until 31 March 2023.






Role Purpose

Modern Apprenticeships (MA) offer new entrants to the labour market the chance of paid employment combined with the opportunity to undertake training relevant to the occupational area. This includes the opportunity to gain nationally recognised qualifications that help kick-start a career without having to study full-time. New entrants include school and college leavers, those with no previous work experience and/or vocational qualifications.

Where this is a requirement for the successful candidate to work from home as part of the role  you will be provided with the necessary IT equipment by the Council, however, you will be responsible for the provision of any required furniture.


Minimum of 3 Standard Grades at level 1, 2, 3 (or equivalent), including English.

In accordance with Scottish Borders Councils priorities, you will need to be aged 16-24 (at the point of starting the Apprenticeship) to qualify for this position.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries can be made to Robyne Fortune - Smith by emailing

Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.  In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post.  All appointments will be made on merit.

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