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Ref no:
SLA08513
Published:
23/11/2021
Closes:
12/12/2021
Location:
Various Locations across South Lanarkshire
Salary:
£17,519 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

Job Description

Finance and Corporate Resources

Modern Apprentice (Business Administration)

Fixed Term for 2 years

The start of something big!

As South Lanarkshire’s largest employer we know how important it is to offer you a great opportunity. If you would like to work with us in our challenging, forward thinking Administration Support services, we have some of the best opportunities in Scotland.  We offer: *The opportunity to gain experience in an administrative role within a variety of Council Services. *The opportunity to gain a recognised SVQ qualification in Business Administration at SCQF Level 6 *The opportunity to receive a comprehensive in-house training package to complement your practical work experience.

We believe in developing people to their full potential, and the prospects of career development within the Council are as excellent as our benefits package. You need at least: 2 standard grades level 3 or above /2 national 5 qualifications, including English and Maths,. Computing would be advantageous. A commitment to learning and ambition to succeed. A commitment to delivering quality customer service. Confidence and team skills are vital. 

These vacancies are restricted to applicants who have recently attended a South Lanarkshire Council School and/or live in the South Lanarkshire Area. You must either be 16 years of age by 14th March 2022 and must be no older than 19 years of age by 14th March 2022.

Or if you are disabled or care experienced, and aged between 20 to 29 years of age by 14th March 2022, you may be eligible to apply if you meet the rest of the criteria, as South Lanarkshire Council and Skills Development Scotland recognise that disabled people and those who are care experienced can face challenges on their career journey. In care means you are or were formally looked after by a local authority, in the family home (with support from social services or a social worker), or elsewhere, for example, in foster care, residential/secure care, or kinship care (with family friends or relatives).

 

Requirements

At South Lanarkshire Council we are ambitious about diversity and inclusion and want our organisation to reflect the people of South Lanarkshire. We welcome applications from everyone who meets the criteria. However, as we do not have many disabled, care experienced, or ethnic minority employees, we would particularly welcome applications from these groups.

Closing Date: Sunday 12th December 2021, to suit start date of Monday 14th March 2022.

Interviews are scheduled to take place Tuesday 18th – Thursday 20th January 2022 and the start date for successful applicants will be Monday 14th March 2022

All correspondence in relation to your application will be sent to the e-mail address that you used when submitting your application, therefore it is important that you check your inbox and junk mail regularly so that you don’t miss any important emails from us.  

Please note all correspondence with be sent to your email account.

The Individual

As an employee of the Council you would also receive a wide range of benefits including:

  • Enrolment in award winning local government pension scheme
  • Up to 32 days annual leave which will be calculated into hours on commencement of the role
  • Public holiday entitlement (up to 10 days)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Family friendly policies - flexible working and leave, maternity/paternity leave, enhanced leave
  • Employee Discounts – including discounts at the cinema
  • Range of benefits to support you (Cycle to Work Scheme, Physiotherapy, Employee Assistance Program which offers practical and emotional support)

Applications online

Please note all correspondence will be sent to your email account.

South Lanarkshire Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages applications from all members of the community.   As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum behaviour requirements for the position

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the Armed Forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant.  Veterans are guaranteed an interview who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

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