Employer: Scottish Borders Council
Location: Newtown St. Boswells
Contract: Temporary until July 2023
Salary: £8,431.49 - £16,260.73 per year
Closing Date: 25/07/21
Modern Apprenticeships (MA) offer new entrants to the labour market the chance of paid employment combined with the opportunity to undertake training relevant to the occupational area. This includes the opportunity to gain nationally recognised qualifications that help kick-start a career without having to study full-time. New entrants include school and college leavers, those with no previous work experience and/or vocational qualifications.
You will undertake a Modern Apprenticeship in Business and Administration (SCVQ Level 6) with the aim of self development to improve performance and experience of duties.
You will be part of a team involved in paying for the goods, services and construction works that the Council uses to carry out its functions. Accounts Payable is involved across a number of services so this role offers an exciting opportunity to learn about a number of different areas of the organisation.
Where this is a requirement for the successful candidate to work from home as part of the role you will be provided with the necessary IT equipment by the Council, however, you will be responsible for the provision of any required furniture.
Minimum requirement of 3 Standard Grades (at least general level) or equivalent National 4 or 5’s including English and Maths.
In accordance with Scottish Borders Councils priorities, you will need to be aged 16-24 (at the point of starting the Apprenticeship) to qualify for this position.
Informal enquiries can be made to Elaine Riddell (01835 826589) Elaine.Riddell@scotborders.gov.uk or Kathryn Dickson (01835 826646) Kathryn.Dickson@scotborders.gov.uk
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