Modern Apprentice - Early Years - EAY06529

East Ayrshire Council

Posted

£6.56 to £8.91 per hour MA Full Time Contact: Please see description Reference: EAY06529

Job Description

Undertake a range of early learning supports aligned to a structured 24-month Modern Apprenticeship, incorporating a programme of workplace learning within a Childhood Centre that contributes to the promotion, delivery and integration of the Council’s key objectives; specifically, in relation to the Community Plan, Shared Commitments, Single Outcome Agreement and Best Value.

Requirements

The duties of the post involve Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Successful applicants for such posts will be required to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member in respect of Regulated Work with either or both of these groups as appropriate, or if they are already a Scheme member, be subject to a PVG Scheme Record Update, before any formal offer of employment can be made by East Ayrshire Council.

Please note:- PVG members' records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG Scheme Record or Scheme Record Update, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant prior to any formal offer of employment being made.

Responsibilities

There are 10 full time full year temporary posts available across East Ayrshire.

The hours of work are 35 per week.

To be eligible to apply for you must be between 16 and 24 years old and have 3 x Nat 5's (including English) or completed Foundation Apprenticeship in Social Services (Children and Young People). You also need to be a resident of East Ayrshire.

These posts are temporary for 1 to 2 years depending on the qualification you currently hold.

The rate of pay will be £6.56 for 16-20 year olds or £8.36 if 21 or 22 years of age or £8.91 if 23 or 24.

The Individual

We follow the national guidance in relation to pre-employment checks namely “Safer Recruitment Through Better Recruitment”. With regards to requests for references and in line with this guidance, during your application process you should provide details of a minimum of two appropriate and relevant references, one of which should be from your current or most recent employer. It is also a requirement that the reference from your current or most recent employer is from an appropriate senior manager and it is not a reference from a former peer operating at the same level.

Please note; The information provided above are the standard conditions for this post. However, due to the current outbreak of Covid 19 you may be required to work from home until advised otherwise.

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