Modern Apprentice - Care (Fixed Term)

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

Do you want to make a difference?

Do you want a career with real progression? Do you want to do something where you are making a real difference to people's lives? Do you want to work with a supportive team? Are you a people person?

If the answer to these questions is yes then a Modern Apprenticeship with Aberdeenshire Council is for you. We are currently recruiting for a Modern Apprentice (Care) position to directly enable the people we support to lead valued lives. If you bring all the right people skills, patience, enthusiasm, punctuality, compassion, we will offer you the chance of a fulfilling career along with fantastic training opportunities and qualifications.

Aberdeenshire Council is committed to increasing the opportunities in the local area by providing Modern Apprenticeships (MA's). These allow you to gain skills, experience and knowledge in the world of work as well as gaining a formal qualification, jobholders will complete a SVQ Level in 2 Health and Social Care qualification during their employment.

Successful candidates will be placed on an approved programme of training through the Aberdeenshire Council Modern Apprenticeship Scheme for SVQ Level 2. This MA programme is open to candidates aged 16-19. Academic achievement toScottish National Level 4 or 5 or Standard Grade in Mathematics andEnglish, orequivalent transferable experience and Skillsis essential.

This post is regulated work with Children and/or Protected Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. Where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

Aberdeenshire Council currently applies a Living Wage Supplement to all Council employees earning less than £8.51 per hour.

This post has a minimum requirement of 2 references. One of these must be your current or most recent employer.

Fixed Term for a period not exceeding 12 Months.

This position is designated as a 'Fixed' post as detailed on the Worksmart website -

Informal enquiries to Michelle Riddock Tel: 01467 534819

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