SLA03754 Clerical Assistant - Modern Apprenticeship - DFF

11 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Finance and Corporate Resources

Location: Various throughout South Lanarkshire

Duration: Fixed Term: 2 year programme

Hours: 35 hours per week

The start of something big!

As South Lanarkshire's largest employer we know how important it is to offer you a great opportunity.

If you would like to work with us in our challenging, forward thinking services, we have one of the best opportunities in Scotland.

We offer:

*Experience in office and clerical skills within a variety of Council Services.
*The opportunity to gain a recognised SVQ qualification.
*Receive a comprehensive in-house training package to complement your practical work experience.

We believe in developing people to their full potential, and the prospects of career development within the Council are as excellent as our benefits package.

You need at least:

3 standard grades / 3 national 4 or 5 qualifications, including English at general level 3 or above, or equivalent, relevant experience.

A commitment to learning and ambition to succeed.

A commitment to delivering quality customer service.

Confidence and team skills are vital.

Have you previously attended a South Lanarkshire School and/or live in the South Lanarkshire Area.

In line with South Lanarkshire Council's Vocational Development Strategy and working alongside Skills Development Scotland, these positions are restricted tocandidates who are between 20 years of age and no older than 29 years of age asof Monday 12th March 2018, and whoconsider themselves to have an impairment, health condition or learning difficulty / or haveever been in care (in care means you are or were formally looked after by a local authority, in the family home (with support from social services or a social worker) or elsewhere, for example, in foster care, residential/secure care, or kinship care (with family friends or relatives).


Additional information for internal applicants - As thisis a temporary position for a period of 2 years. Prior to making your application, please discuss your potential application with your current Line Manager. In the event that you are being considered for this post, your release to undertake this fixed term opportunity would need to be agreed in advance and managed by the service/s or resource/s.

Delivering a Fairer Future - Under the Council's positive action programme, applications for this post are particularly encouraged from male applicants.

As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history etc.

As this post involves accessing the public services network, the preferred candidate will be subject to the Baseline Personnel Security Standards (BPSS). The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made.

As the application process has changed, we recommend you familiarise yourself with the revised format and content of the form by clicking on the following link to access the applicant user guide.

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Applications online

Please noteall correspondence with be sent to your email account.

Closing Date: Friday 12 January 2018.

Candidates are advised if successful at shortleet, they will be required to attend an Assessment Centre on Tuesday 23 January 2018.

Interviews are scheduled to take place week between Tuesday 13 and Friday 16 February 2018.

South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employees and encourage applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position

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