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Hq - Main Building, Council Headquarters, Newtown St.Boswells, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 0SA
£8,431.49 - £16,260.73 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Details

Grade: NMW 1-4
Hourly Rate: £4.62 - £8.91
Salary: £7,664.99 - £16,260.73 per annum
Contract Duration: Temporary 15 month contract

NOTE: Closing date for this post has been extended until 20 October 2021.

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

Role Purpose

Please note this post is temporary for 15 months from the date of starting.

There is an exciting opportunity for a young person to complete a 15 month Modern Apprenticeship Programme and be part of the procurement team. As part of the apprenticeship you will be required to engage with a training provider to obtain the desired qualification of a Modern Apprenticeship in Procurement Level 3 and have regular meetings with the supervisor and/or assessor.
Procurement involves buying the goods, services and works that the Council needs to be able to carry out all of its functions. Procurement works across all the services and so this new role offers an exciting opportunity to be involved in a wide variety of different areas of the organisation.


Minimum requirement of 3 Standard Grades (at least general level) or equivalent National 4 or 5’s including English and Maths.

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

Informal Enquiries

For informal enquiries please contact James Paterson by emailing

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