Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012
Improvement Service Graduate Assistantship Placement Broxburn £11,913 - £11,913
Salary: SCP 03, £11,913
Standard working week is 36 hours.
The Improvement Service is part of the Local Government family. We work to help improve the efficiency, quality and accountability of local public services in Scotland by providing advice, consultancy and programme support to all 32 councils and their partners.
We plan to expand our successful graduate assistantship programme, developing skilled graduates who in a variety of cases have been appointed to quality roles in other organisations across the public sector. We are looking to recruit up to four new graduates for a period of up to 1 year, with a review point at 6 months.
Comprehensive induction and training will be provided as well as opportunities to shadow experienced project managers and become involved in supporting frontline improvement activities and initiatives
This opportunity is open to all graduates regardless of subject background however sound organisational skills and a pro-active approach would be advantageous, as well as knowledge of the public sector and local government
We are looking to recruit graduates into the following areas of our business:
- Research and quantitative analysis
- Front line project support
- Business administration
Prospective candidates should note that a knowledge and understanding of these areas would be beneficial and should indicate on the application supporting statement which areas they wish to be considered for.
This opportunity places you at the heart of the Local Government improvement agenda. You will gain insight into the workings of Local Government, what matters to individual councils and their partners locally and experience their drive to improve the quality of live for communities and individuals.
For more information refer to detailed job profiles.
Completed application instructions
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please register your interest and we will e-mail you the application and equality monitoring forms.
Interviews are likely to be held week commencing 23 July 2012.
Completed forms should reach us by 4pm on Friday 13 July 2012. They can be emailed to:
or sent to:
East mains Industrial Estate
COMPLIANCE WITH ASYLUM AND IMMIGRATION ACT 1996
In accordance with the above Act, preferred candidates are required to confirm that they are eligible to work in the U.K. External candidates invited for interview will require to bring approved documentation to the interview as verification of their eligibility. Details will be enclosed with interview letters.
Job Reference: IS000031
Closing Date: 13-Jul-2012