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Various Locations In West Dunbartonshire, G82
£9,051.50 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Description

This is a fixed term post until 02/08/2024.

West Dunbartonshire Council has a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual(s) to become our Modern Apprentice Leisure Assistant.

The Modern Apprentice will join the Council's Leisure Trust to support an effective and efficient service. Ensuring customer focused service delivery and the achievement of objectives within the establishment, whilst working towards a Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ) Sport and Active Leisure at SCQF level 5.

If you are aged 16-24 years (or up to age 29, if you are disabled or care experienced), resident within West Dunbartonshire with an interest in Sports and Leisure and are a proactive person we would like to hear from you. It would be desirable to have 3 National Grade 5's (one to include English) or equivalent or any other relevant qualifications and experience.

For assistance with completing application form and interview techniques please access the link and a member of the team will contact you and offer support.


This post is considered as Regulated Work with Children and Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 and as such membership with the PVG scheme is essential. Further details of this scheme can be found here.

Preferred applicants will be required to become members of the relevant PVG scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council.


The employment for which you are applying is excepted from the provisions of section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975. Applicants are, therefore, not statutorily entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act. In the event of employment any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action.

The Individual

The successful candidate will benefit from the following:

WDC was voted one of the top ten flexible employers and prides itself in providing flexible working to support work life balance. In addition to this there are also additional benefits:

•    Access to the Local Government pension scheme (LGPS) with an employer’s contribution of at least 19.3% and all associated benefits
•    A minimum of 25 days annual leave, increasing a day each year up to 35 days as well as 8 fixed public holidays each year
•    Access to employee wellbeing supports including occupational health & counselling if ever you need help and support
For information about West Dunbartonshire Council please click on the following link and see why we are an employer of choice: About Us
More information on the benefits of working within West Dunbartonshire Council, can be found using the following link: Benefits of Working with us