Category Archives: Developing the Young Workforce

Modern Apprentice – Administration Level 3 – East Renfrewshire Council

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East Renfrewshire Council are currently  recruiting for a Modern Apprentice –  Administration Level 3

(Temporary for 18 months).

Location:  Barrhead Council Office, 211 Main Street, Barrhead, G78 1SY

Department:  Housing Services

Ref No: ERN02195

Salary: £177.45 per week

Closing date:  16th June, 2019

Please visit  https://www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/categories/modern-apprenticeship-trainee to apply online.

For any more information see Mr Toal

Civil Engineering Apprentice

Please see Mr Toal for more information

JOB TITLE: Civil Engineering Apprentice

REPORTS TO: TBA

LOCATION: Central Scotland

DIVISION: Morrison Construction Central

The GT Company/Division:

We are one of the UK’s leading housebuilding and construction groups, trading in Scotland as Morrison Construction. For 100
years, Galliford Try has helped to shape the world around us. Today we are at the forefront of the construction industry with
approximately 4,700 employees working on a huge range of housebuilding and construction projects. As a FTSE 250 listed UK
business, our focus is on delivering first class business solutions and building long-term relationships with our customers,
employees, supply chain and communities we work in. Our involvement in some of the UK’s most high profile and innovative
projects ensures our employees benefit from unrivalled opportunities and career progression.

The Construction Division:

Galliford Try is a leading construction company, carrying out building and infrastructure works across the UK through the
extensive knowledge and expertise of several regional offices. This approach enables us to deliver schemes of national
distinction, with a local approach across a wide range of markets. Our spread of work for both public and private sector clients is
well balanced and widespread and we are renowned for our ability to provide sustainable, whole-life solutions. Our Building
division is represented in sectors including commercial, health, education and defence while our Infrastructure division has
clients in sectors such as highways, water, flood defence and renewable energy.

The Housebuilding Division:

Linden Homes is the award winning housebuilding division of Galliford Try. Linden are industry experts in delivering distinctive
and diverse new homes in prime locations. We strive to create sustainable new developments that inspire modern living and set
new benchmarks in design. Our use of industry renowned architects means we create homes that are built to compliment their
surroundings. Linden is arranged in 10 regional offices covering most of England.

The Partnerships Division:

Galliford Try Partnerships represents a fusion of contracting, housing and mixed-use regeneration expertise. We undertake
design and build contracting, mixed tenure and speculative development, estate regeneration and property support services
nationwide. We work in collaborative long-term arrangements with Registered Providers, Local Authorities and other
stakeholders to build high quality housing and sustainable communities. Over the next five years, we are targeting considerable growth utilising our expertise in forging innovative partnerships with both the public and private sectors.

Purpose of the role:

Provide effective and efficient support to the Morrison Construction Central Business Unit

Key Accountabilities:

  • Plan weekly activity with the Site Manager
  • Co-ordinate the activities of particular sub-contractors/trades to ensure work is carried out efficiently
  • Monitor the quality of work carried out and address any issues as directed
  • Ensure health, safety and environmental legislation and company procedures are followed onsite at all times
  • Keep up to date and complete site records in line with company and legislative requirements as directed
  • Communicate with clients and third parties in Morrison
  • Constructions best interests at all times
  • Set role model and ensure high standards of personal conduct on site at all times
  • Identify potential issues with successful project delivery. Discuss with line manager and agree solutions
  • Assume responsibility for the use of and security of all surveying equipment

Person Specification:

Competency Requirements

  • Applicants must be computer literate, especially in MS
    Word, and it would be desirable to have a working
    knowledge of MS Excel, Asta Teamplan or Power Project

Technical / Professional Expertise and Qualifications Required

  • * 3 passes at Higher level minimum B and to include Maths
    and a science

Summary

Ideal role for someone looking to pursue a career within the construction industry

 

Work EastRen Summer Recruitment Jobs Fair

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Work EastRen are holding their Summer Recruitment Jobs Fair on Wednesday 29th May at the Barrhead Foundry from 3pm to 6pm.

Our Jobs Fair will feature employers with full time, part time and seasonal jobs.

Employers attending on the day will include:

  • Adcal Dental Lab
  • Enable Scotland
  • JD Sports (Braehead and Silverburn)
  • MACS – Mearns Afterschool Care
  • Tailor Maid Home Care
  • Teleperformance
  • Tinies Child Care
  • Uplawmoor Hotel
  • Viridor

 

Healthcare Support Worker (Nursing Assistant/Auxiliary Nurse) with the NHS

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde is working in partnership with the Prince’s Trust to deliver a 6 week pre employment training programme suitable for anyone aged between 16 and 30 who is currently not in employment or education/returning to education  who wants to begin a career as a Healthcare Support Worker (Nursing Assistant/Auxiliary Nurse) with the NHS.

Following a period of classroom training delivered by NHS professionals you will undertake a 3 week work placement as a Healthcare Support Worker placed on Hospital Wards in either Inverclyde Royal Hospital in Greenock or the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley.

Please note this is not a work experience programme – all those who successfully complete the training and work placement are guaranteed an interview for a job as a Healthcare Support Worker therefore only candidates who are interested in employment as a Healthcare Support Worker (Nursing Assistant/Auxiliary Nurse) need apply.

For more details and to register your interest please contact the Prince’s Trust via the preferred method of choice

Phone   0800 842 842

Text the words CALL ME to 07983 385418

Send an email to https://www.princes-trust.org.uk/help-for-young-people/get-in-touch

Lawscot Foundation – mentoring/bursary opportunity

Do you have an offer to study law (known as the LLB) at a Scottish university?

Is your parental/ guardian total annual income under £34,000 and/ or do your circumstances mean you would be unable to attend university due to your financial situation? (This can include receiving EMA, free school meals, being in care or being a young carer).

Lawscot Foundation applications for funding are now open. We have just over a week until applications close on the 24th of May. We aim to support at least eight students in 2019 by providing them with a bursary package of £2,500 per year during their studies, and a solicitor mentor to assist with careers advice.

The application form and further information can be found at www.lawscotfoundation.org.uk/apply

If you require more information, see Mr Toal

Howden Compressors apprenticeship open evening

Howden Compressors are holding an apprenticeship open evening on 24th April starting at 6pm.

This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone you know who is interested in coming along and learning more about how our apprenticeship scheme is set up, what we do here at Howden and the products that we make on site. They will also get all the information they need to apply for one of our apprenticeship openings.

Anyone who is interested in finding out more about our apprenticeship programme is very welcome to attend. If you are interested in this opportunity and require more information see Mr Toal.

Modern Apprentice Engineering – Multiskilled Maintenance Technicians (Electrical and Mechanical)

The following Modern Apprenticeship Vacancy is now open for applications:

Modern Apprentice Engineering – Multiskilled Maintenance Technicians (Electrical and Mechanical)

What are we looking for?

We are recruiting a total of 6 Apprentices for our estates team to train as Multi Skilled Maintenance Technicians in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering.

What does the Estates Team do? 

The Estates team within NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde is responsible for the provision of a safe comfortable & statutory compliant environment for our staff, patients and visitors. This  is achieved by maintaining and delivering an effective Planned Preventive Maintenance programme and reactive repair service as well as executing installation and commissioning works of critical plant and equipment to support the delivery of all clinical services.

What qualifications do I need to apply?

At the point of submitting your application you must have five National 5 Qualifications at Grades A to C (OR Standard Grade 1 or 2 OR Intermediate 2 ) three of which must be in Maths, English and a Science or Technical Subject.

Is there an age limit?

These apprenticeship are only open to applicants aged 16-24 years (or 29 years for candidates with a disability or who are care experienced*)  in line with NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Youth Employment Plan and in support of our Workforce Demographics and projections.

* Care experienced applicants are people who live/have lived with foster parents/kinship carers or who live/have lived in a residential children’s setting/secure unit. If this describes you please indicate this in your supporting statement.

What qualifications and training will I receive?

This apprenticeship is completed over four years.  During this time you will work towards the SEMTA Engineering Apprenticeship Framework covering the following 5 areas:

  • SVQ Level 2 in Performing Engineering Operations
  • National Certificate in Engineering Systems (SCQF Level 6)
  • Core Skills at SCQF Level 5
  • SVQ Level 3 in Engineered Systems Maintenance
  • HNC in Engineering Systems

Candidates who successfully complete all elements of the NHSGGC Modern Apprenticeship Programme will be supported to move into permanent employment with the organisation.

We anticipate that successful candidates will commence employment (subject to the length of time it takes to complete individual pre employment checks) by July 2019 and Successful candidates will begin their College studies in August 2019.

For full details and to apply visit our website www.nhsggc.org.uk/MA

Year in Industry Programme.

We at EDT would like to make you aware of a number of placements in architecture, engineering, mainly electrical and mechanical, business, finance/accountancy in multiple roles in Scotland and many more UK wide that might be of interest to some of your senior students (S5/S6) who have not decided on what their next steps are going to be. Please find below details of our Year in Industry programme.

The Year in Industry (YINI) placements offer students the opportunity to gain professional development by working at a reputable company. We help place students in top UK companies and organisations every year, including, Rolls-Royce, EDF Energy, Network Rail, ScottishPower, Leonardo, Schneider, Syngenta, P&G plus many more. Typically, the programme lasts for 12 months and comes with a good salary.  They don’t have to have filled in a UCAS application to join us either but they do need to be sitting their Highers/Advanced Highers or equivalent.  Some stay on with the companies and take up their advanced apprenticeships and some students are sponsored through university each year.  Many of our partner companies see The Year in Industry as an important part of their graduate/employee recruitment programme.

BENEFITS TO STUDENTS

A Year in Industry placement can fast track their future career, greatly improving employment prospects. 97% of students who have undertaken a Year in Industry feel they are more employable, as it adds massive value to a CV as well as greatly increasing confidence and maturity levels.

  • They will be paid a proper salary
  • Be expected to undertake a challenging job, which will both be stretching and relevant for your future studies and career path.
  • We provide an optional math’s course for all placed students who are school leavers
  • Free workshops included during placement, covering project management, presentation skills, leadership and management
  • Support throughout from YINI mentors and the placement companies
  • The possibility of summer placements during university or moving on to apprenticeships with the companies
  • Possible sponsorship through university
  • Apply on line at our website http://www.etrust.org.uk/the_year_in_industry/apply_now.cfm
  • Vacancies are added throughout the year http://www.etrust.org.uk/year-industry/vacancies
  • http://www.etrust.org.uk/information-students – see video links in this section.

If you require any more information see Mr Toal or a member of the pupil support team.