Scottish Government Modern Apprenticeship

SG MA Administrative Officer Health and Social Care, Edinburgh – Closing Date 6th May 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.

Above is another job specification for an Apprentice opportunity based in the Health and Social Care Directorate of the Scottish Government. .

1 x MA Administrative Officer

This Modern Apprenticeship is based in St Andrews House, Regent Road, 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 this vacancy 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 on an Employability Fund 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 Tuesday 6th May 2014. Can I please ask that all CVs and covering letters are sent electronically to

This position has an attractive starting salary of £16,042.

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