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Clerical Assistant Modern Apprenticeship

Job description

Employer Industry: Administration
Required Qualification: SCQF6
Modern Apprenticeships Level: Level3

Job overview:
Renfrewshire Council is seeking to recruit office based Modern Apprentices. Our Modern Apprentices will be based in various Council establishments (depending on current vacancies) and will earn attractive salaries while working towards a Level 3 Scottish Vocational Qualification. Successful applicants will be provided with a positive opportunity to pursue permanent employment and a worthwhile career within this Local Authority.

What might a typical day in this job look like?
Office-based Modern Apprentice could be based in any of the Council establishments throughout Renfrewshire and be asked to carry out duties relating to the activities within that establishment.
Your daily duties will vary, dependant on your location, however they are likely to include:
• Answering the phone and using email
• Maintaining diary systems
• Working with MS Office
• Recording, retrieving and updating systems and databases
• Liaising with supervisors, managers and colleagues
Hours of work are: Monday – Thursday 8.45am – 4.45pm, Friday 8.45am – 3.55pm.

What will I learn?
You will undertake an SVQ in Business Administration at Level 3 (SCQF Level 6) over a 12 month period and you will learn the skills required to work within an office environment including good communication skills, team working skills as well as the ability to work on your own initiative. You will be trained on any bespoke computer based systems and have the opportunity to work within an exciting, ever-changing environment.

What qualifications or qualities are required?
Applicants, who must be aged between 17 and 19 and living in Renfrewshire, must have achieved a minimum of two highers at grade C or above (or equivalent). Applications will be accepted from those candidates who are awaiting their results. It is essential that modern apprentices have good interpersonal and communication skills. It is also desirable that they have the ability to work both as a team member and on their own initiative.

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