Social Services and Health Care Modern Apprentice SOA01665

Vacancy posted: Friday, 14 October 2016

Salary: £0 - £10,000
Location: Ayrshire South

Closing date: 06 November 2016
Job ref. no.: SOA01665

Job Description


What is the role?

To train as a Social Services and Health Care Modern Apprentice and develop the required level of skills, knowledge, experience and competence during the 12 month apprenticeship programme. 

Our Modern Apprenticeship Programme offers:

Work experience in one of South Ayrshire Council's residential units or day centres The opportunity to gain an SVQ Level 2 in Social Services and Health Care Employability Award SCQF Level 4 A range of Modern Apprentice challenges to further develop your skills

Please click on the option to download additional information on this vacancy to access the Job Description.

 Extra Information:

The Council provides a wide range of employability opportunities for people in South Ayrshire in order to support them in gaining experience, training and employment. This programme is part of the council's youth employability initiative. We are committed to offering career development opportunities for young people and to comply with the conditions of funding from skills development Scotland, applicants must be 19 years of age or under on the start date of Monday 9 January 2017.

Our selection process will entail an assessment centre and competency based interview on Monday 14 November 2016.

If you would like further information, please contact Mairi Robertson on 01292 612301.


This post is considered to be Regulated Work with children and protected adults as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) (PVG) Act 2007. Accordingly the preferred candidate will be required to become a member of the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if already a Scheme member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made. If you wish further information on the PVG Scheme you can visit the Disclosure Scotland website at

Closing date for applications is Sunday 6 November 2016

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About South Ayrshire Council

Making a difference for our communities is at the heart of what we do and working with us, you can use you skills, knowledge and experience to help us do just that. We currently employ around 5,500 people to serve a population of more than 112,000 people located across a diverse area that includes the towns of Ayr, Girvan, Maybole, Prestwick and Troon as well as small rural villages, coastline and farmland.

Our services are as diverse as our area – from beaches to building cleaning, care homes to civil ceremonies, day care to debt advice or social work to swimming pools - and having the right people in place is key to delivering these services and many more besides.

We are committed to our employees' personal development and helping you gain and enhance the skills and knowledge you need to take you where you want to go.

We're only as good as our employees and that's why we want the best, so come and show us what you've got.

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