Scottish Government Modern Apprenticeships

Administrative Officer, Health and Social Care

Treasury and Banking Branch

Please find attached another 2 x job specifications for Apprentice opportunities based in the Scottish Government – please note the different locations in Edinburgh. .

1 x MA Income Officer, Treasury and Banking Branch, Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ
1 x MA Administrative Officer, Health and Social Care Directorate, St Andrews House, Edinburgh, EH1 3DG

While this will be targeted mainly at the Edinburgh teams, other areas can also be notified if working with young people who are willing to travel.

Please can you alert the relevant teams to these vacancies and ask that they encourage eligible young people to apply (16-24, unemployed, who are capable of completing an SVQ Level 2 in one year). Young people contracted to work less than 16 hrs per week are also eligible as are those who are currently at school or college, or participating in an EF programme.

Unfortunately the Scottish Government cannot support to SVQ Level 3 young people who have already completed the SVQ Level 2 in Business Administration and they would therefore not be eligible.

• Candidates should explain in their CVs specifically how they meet the competencies indicated in the post and should include a short covering letter.
• Closing date for applications is Monday 24th February 2014.
• Can I please ask that all CVs and covering letters are sent electronically to emma.scott@sds.co.uk. A separate Covering Letter will be required for each opportunity.
• Please state clearly which MA opportunity is being applied for, or both.

These positions have an attractive starting salary of £16,042.

The departments are keen that the successful candidates start asap, although security checks may take 6 weeks.