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Job Purpose: Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of...

Job Purpose:

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.

Location: Kittybrewster Complex, Aberdeen

Duration: Fixed Term, Full Time

1x Apprentice Blacksmith (37Hrs Per Week) £8.98 per Hour 1st year
1x Apprentice Lift Engineer (37Hrs Per Week) £8.40 per Hour 1st year
3x Apprentice Joiners (37Hrs Per Week) £7.45 per Hour 1st year
2x Apprentice Painters (37Hrs Per Week) £7.45 per Hour 1st year
1x Apprentice Slater (37Hrs Per Week) £7.45 per Hour 1st year
2x Apprentice Electricians (37Hrs Per Week) £7.74 per Hour 1st year
1x Apprentice Plumber (37Hrs Per Week) £7.74 per Hour 1st year

Roles that require PVG Membership

Please note that with effect from 1 April 2023, where a role requires PVG membership, candidates will be required to meet the cost of the PVG membership. This applies only to roles with a full time equivalent salary of £30,000 and above. (Teaching roles and jobs at Grade 11 and above (currently £30,727 per annum / £15.97 per hour)

The Council will pay for the PVG membership cost initially, either £18 for existing PVG scheme members, or £59 for non-members, and this cost will be deducted from an employee’s first FULL month’s salary payment.

job purpose/about the role

To carry out and learn from training through to qualification property maintenance and upgrade work to agreed timescales and quality standards

 

The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

National 4 English and Maths (or equivalent) or be working towards
Candidates will be required to undertake and pass a relevant skills test as part of the 
recruitment process

The postholder is able to demonstrate:

Demonstrate skills and experience in:

• A basic understanding of a preferred trade
• Understanding of Customer Care

Demonstrate commitment to Fulfilling the requirements of learning the preferred trade through college and on the job training

Demonstrate understanding of 
• The need to communicate effectively
• The need to understand and follow instructions
• The need to work as part of a Team
• The ability to adapt to change

About Us

Please see Job Profile for further details.

Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer.  If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact AskHR@aberdeencity.gov.uk.

Armed Forces

We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.  We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families: armedforces@aberdeencity.gov.uk.  We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

  • have a disability
  • are care-experienced and aged 16-29
  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
  • have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
  • are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships

Further information can be found at https://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/services/jobs

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