Scottish Government MA – Educational Analytical Services, – Victoria Quay, Edinburgh

MAP Job Description – Education Analytical Services

Closing date Monday 10th November 2014

SDS are continuing to co-ordinate the application process for the Scottish Government Modern Apprentice vacancies, by working with those eligible individuals currently on the unemployed register, who may be interested in applying for jobs within this organisation.

Attached is a job specification for a Modern Apprentice opportunity for an MA Communities Administrative Officer based in Victoria Quay, Edinburgh.

Please can you alert the relevant teams to this vacancy and ask that they encourage eligible young people to apply (16-24 years old, 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.

Unfortunately the Scottish Government cannot support to SVQ level 3 therefore young people who have already completed the SVQ level 2 in business administration would not be eligible.

Candidates should explain in their CVs specifically how they meet the competencies indicated in the job description attached and should include a short covering letter.

Closing date for applications is Monday 10th November 2014. Can I please ask that all CVs and covering letters are sent electronically to

This position has an attractive starting salary of £16,442.

The department is keen that the successful candidate start as soon as possible, although security checks may take 6 weeks.