Vacancy posted: Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012
MODERN APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITIES IN BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATIONAre you considering a career in Business and Administration? We are now recruiting for the East Ayrshire Council Modern Apprenticeship programme.
As a Modern Apprentice you will gain work experience in a Council service where you will carry out general clerical duties such as word processing, databases, spreadsheets, dealing with customers, mail handling, invoicing and filing. You will be expected deliver a high standard of customer service at all times.
Modern Apprentices will work towards an SVQ Level 2 in Business Administration.
You should have relevant experience in using Microsoft Office packages including Word and Excel, a good telephone manner and customer care skills and have a minimum of 3 standard grades at Level 3 or above, including Admin or IT.Applicants must be 19 years of age or under. The post is temporary for a period of one year. Hours of duty are 35 per week:- Monday - Thursday 9am - 5pm Friday - 9am - 4pm
The closing date for this post is Friday 31 August 2012.If you would like further information please contact John O'Neill on 01563 503000.
Job Reference: EAY001555
Closing Date: 31-Aug-2012
About East Ayrshire Council
Our core values are Quality, Equality, Access and Partnership. Central to these values is a commitment to combating all forms of discrimination and promoting equality of opportunity. As an employer and provider of services, we actively promote diversity and equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, skills and potential. The Equality Act 2010 outlines the following nine protected characteristics under the Act: • Age • Disability • Gender re-assignment • Race • Religion and belief • Marriage and civil partnership • Pregnancy and maternity • Sexual orientation • Sex Our recruitment process gives applicants the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities regardless of their protected characteristic. The principles of equality of opportunity are applied consistently in all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Interviews will focus on the person specification, not on any disability which an applicant may have. Interviewing panels will consider they way in which adjustments would allow a person with a disability to be given equality of opportunity when assessed against the selection criteria.