Modern Apprentice Accounting (Temporary)

Recruiter
North Lanarkshire Council
Location
North Lanarkshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Feb 2019
Closes
20 Feb 2019
Ref
1084136762
Job Role
Finance Graduate
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Not qualified
Job Advertisement The right training. The right experience. The right qualifications. Wouldn’t it be great if you could get all this from one, effective, rewarding opportunity? Well you can. This post will give you the practical experience and qualifications you need to follow a career in Accounting, and help you secure a career you’ll really love. If you live in North Lanarkshire, interested in working with people and aged between 16-24 (prior to 31st March 2019), or if you are disabled or care experienced and aged between 16-29 years (prior to the 31st March 2019), you may be eligible to apply if you meet the rest of the essential criteria. We recognise that disabled people and those who are care experienced can face challenges on their career journey. In care means you are or were formally looked after by a local authority, in the family home (with support from social services or a social worker) or elsewhere, for example, in foster care, residential care or kinship care (with family friends or relatives) and live in North Lanarkshire this opportunity could be for you. An essential part of this position will be to gain valuable on the job skills and training and to complete a Modern Apprenticeship SVQ Level 3 in Accounting. Apprentices spend time working in a range of different financial service areas learning the business from the ground up, so they can make an effective contribution in helping the Council deliver its services. Two Highers at bands A-C, 4 Standard Grades, at bands 1-3 / 4 National 5s, at band A-C (both including English), or equivalent, are essential. A Standard Grade/Nat 5 in Accounting at bands 1-3 is desirable. You will have good interpersonal skills and be enthusiastic, confident and outgoing. Well developed IT skills and good communication skills are both deemed essential You must be able to give practical examples of when and how you have demonstrated team work and you should have an awareness of, and a general interest in, Accounting and working in an office environment, therefore, previous office work experience would be advantageous. For further information, please contact Carmen Girvan, Training Supervisor, on 01236 812514. This is a fixed term post for a period of 12 months. Please note, from 1st April 2019 all new employees to North Lanarkshire Council will be paid on a 4-weekly basis. Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, and Audio. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 01698 403151. North Lanarkshire Council - Recruitment Charter

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