Modern Apprenticeship vacancy – East Lothian

Vacancy information

Fixed term contract for 18 months

35 hours per week
£2.73 per hour
(rising to £4.10 per hour in Year 2, after successful completion of Year 1)
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This position is only open to young people aged between 16 and 19 years of age who reside in East Lothian

East Lothian Council is using The Youth Employment Scotland Fund to create Modern Apprentice opportunities to support young people into employment who are aged between 16 and 19 years and reside in East Lothian.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Modern Apprentice position at East Lothian Works, East Lothian’s flagship employability service.

The Modern Apprenticeship will be fully work based at 9-11 Lodge Street, Haddington, with ongoing support from Midlothian Training Services and Rewards Training on site to achieve the SVQ Level 3 in Business & Administration. The duration of the apprenticeship will be for a fixed term 18 month period.

You will provide reception and administrative support to staff within East Lothian Works. With good interpersonal skills, you will flexible, a team player, confident and be able to converse with members of the public. Daily duties will include answering the telephone, making room bookings, photocopying, word processing and a variety of office tasks.

Training in the use of specialist software packages (if applicable) will be provided, however a basic knowledge and ability to use Microsoft office packages is desirable.

You must provide evidence of competency in literacy and numeracy skills such as a minimum of three standard grade level 3 passes or above to include English and Mathematics.

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