Business and Finance courses still available at Glasgow Clyde College across our Anniesland, Cardonald and Langside campuses. The courses range from SCQF Level 4 through to Level 8 (HND).
Year in Industry (YINI) have placements in architecture, engineering, mainly electrical and mechanical, business, finance/accountancy in multiple roles in Scotland http://www.etrust.org.uk/year-industry/vacancies/vacancies—scotland and many more UK wide.
*Registrations to YINI close on 31st May 2019.
The Year in Industry (YINI) placements offer students the opportunity to gain professional development by working at a reputable company. They help place students in top UK companies and organisations every year, including, Rolls-Royce, EDF Energy, Scotrail, ScottishPower, Leonardo, Schneider, Syngenta, P&G plus many more.
Typically, the programme lasts for 12 months and comes with a good salary. Pupils don’t have to have filled in a UCAS application to join either but they do need to be sitting their Highers/Advanced Highers or equivalent. Some pupils stay on with the companies and take up their advanced apprenticeships. A number of students are sponsored through university each year and 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 a student’s 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
- Register online at their website http://www.etrust.org.uk/the_year_in_industry/apply_now.cfm (Registration Deadline: 31st May 2019)
|Innovator. Disruptor. Trailblazer. There’s more to become.
You’ve got the drive. The ideas. Now it’s time to put it all to use — while learning from industry-leading experts and taking on new challenges. We’ve recently launched our Foundation and Higher Apprenticeship opportunities in our Operations and Technology business areas. Here’s everything you need to know about them.
What happens in Operations?
Every minute of every day, Barclays is a hive of activity — from a couple getting their first mortgage to a business receiving a crucial loan. Operations are behind it all, using data to ensure each transaction, payment and trade is processed effortlessly.
What happens in Technology?
Our Technology teams keep us ahead of the curve — developing innovative technologies that shake up our industry.
What is an Apprenticeship?
Apprenticeships at Barclays enable you to take on a fulfilling role, earn a salary, and gain new qualification — all with our support behind you.
Why should I become an Apprentice?
Whichever team you’re interested in, you’ll be part of a structured development program — one that gives you everything you need to start building a rewarding career at a world-class bank. You’ll benefit from focused on-the-job training, challenging work, a strong team-focused working culture and the opportunity to drive and take ownership of your career. All of this coupled with a Foundation Apprentice Qualification or Higher Apprentice Degree. Once your Apprenticeship’s complete, you’ll stay part of the team to develop your career further.
How do I apply?
Visit https://joinus.barclays/eme/apprenticeships/ to find our more and to apply
Do you want to join the next generation of legal talent?
Build your career at CMS, the future-facing law firm.
Our six-year Level 7 Solicitor Apprenticeship Programme opens the door for a new generation of talent to join our award-winning firm. Based in London, Manchester or Bristol, you’ll earn a salary whilst studying for a law degree and gain the knowledge, experience and wider skills to develop your career as a solicitor.
Year 13 students – for opportunities to commence a solicitor apprenticeship in September 2019, visit cmsearlytalent.com for more information and to apply. Deadline for applications is Tuesday 23 April 2019.
Year 11 & 12 students – for opportunities to attend an information evening to find out about solicitor apprenticeships in subsequent years, visit cmsearlytalent.com.
The Hays Room @ Barrhead Foundry
Tues 2nd Apr, 2019 – 1.30pm to 4.30pm
Job opportunities at Bargeddie Plant for the following:
Production Shift Supervisor
Collections Business Manager
Maintenance Shift Supervisor
All vacancies can be viewed online at: https://viridor.co.uk/careers
Argyle Consulting Limited is one of Scotland’s largest independent financial consultancies, helping our clients to plan for their future, their families and their businesses.
We are currently looking to recruit a Trainee Administrator in our busy city centre Glasgow office.
This is an opportunity for a suitable candidate to enter the financial services industry, learn new skills and develop knowledge, opening up several avenues of career progression in the longer term.
The key purpose of the role is to provide administration support to colleagues, ensuring we deliver a first-class service to our Clients.
Working within a supportive working environment, the successful candidate will initially cover the following areas:
•Assist in the efficient operation of an administrative support service
•Inputting client data and ensuring our systems are kept up to date
•Gathering information on websites and by phone
•Issuing client communications
•Assisting in other routine office tasks
•Systems; client database, Microsoft Word, Excel, Teams and Outlook
•Learning the Administrator role; data, valuations, processing business
As Investors in People Platinum, full training and support in every area will be provided.
It is essential that applicants are:
•Able to follow instructions and complete tasks fully and on time
•Hard working with a strong desire to learn to learn a new role
•Focussed with high attention to detail
•Good organisational skills
•Systems; basic use of MS Office, Outlook and websites
•Motivated, reliable and responsible
•Willing to undertake training and development appropriate for the role
•Diligent and punctual
For more information and to apply click here
If you are in S4 or S5 and would like to study any of the following:
- Computer Science
- Electronic & Electrical Engineering
- Product Design
Then you may be eligible for the Accelerate course at the University of Strathclyde. Accelerate is a one-week programme, for pupils at the end of S4 or S5 thinking about going to university. It aims to provide a targeted focus on the pupils’ chosen area of academic interest, giving them a head start on the road to their chosen career.
The 2019 programme runs from the 24th to the 28th of June.
Teams of academic experts have put together week-long Challenges in each of these subjects to allow you to find out all about your area of interest and the career opportunities open. Led by undergraduate and postgraduate student mentors from the relevant fields, you will undertake a variety of group challenges, as well as attending a careers and industry afternoon.
Two of the Accelerate Challenges (Chemistry; and Product Design) have official accreditation on the SCQF Framework. This means that there will be some assessment on these programmes and, should you pass this, you will gain 5 credits at level 7. Level 7 is the same as Advanced Higher or first year university work.
For more information see Miss Kennedy
This is the application form for Medic Insight Glasgow’s 2019 Week Programme for s5 pupils, running the weeks beginning 17th and 24th of June. Applications close at 5pm on Sunday 17th March. Please fill in all areas as honestly as you can and to the best of your abilities. Only one response is allowed per person. Be sure to check your answers are complete before you click submit. Plagiarism is not tolerated and will automatically exclude your application from consideration. All sections marked with an asterisk must be completed; if this is not possible, write “n/a” and provide a reason for this in the last section of this form.
Applications close at 5pm on Sunday 17th March – no exceptions will be made.
Click here to apply.
Brodies LLP is a founding member of PRIME, a pioneering initiative by the UK’s leading law firms to encourage greater diversity in the legal profession by offering quality work experience and continuing support to young people from less privileged backgrounds.
We are committed each year to offering students aged 13-17 the opportunity to take part in a structured work experience programme that is co-ordinated and delivered by Brodies staff representing departments across our business.
The programme delivers a minimum of 30–35 hours of work experience and is designed to give the young people involved an insight into all aspects of our business, not just law but also our professional support services, such as IT, Finance, HR and Marketing.
We would like to extend an invite out to your 4th year and 5th year students who may be looking to study law at university. Students applying must be entitled to free school meals OR be the first in their family to go to university. The Glasgow week will be held in our 110 Queen Street office and will take place on Monday 24 June to Friday 28 June.
HOW TO APPLY
If students wish to attend they must fill in the below questionnaire which will take around 10-15 minutes. Successful students will be contacted directly. To take the survey click here
Can You Dance: 24th March, Glasgow
Come and meet us + see our students perform at Can You Dance, SEC Glasgow- click here
Spring Fling show: 29th March, Edinburgh
Get a taste of the diversity of training in our annual college performance.- click here
College Auditions: 4th Apr 2019 – Audition for award-winning specialist dance college, Dance For All- click here – Application required
For pupils 15yrs+ / S4 & up who are serious about becoming a professional dancer, choreographer or dance teacher.
Westlea Care Home, Neilston are currently recruiting for a part-time Office Administrator. We are looking for a conscientious, honest, reliable person who understands the importance of confidentiality. You will be predominately office based and will be required to work 2 days per week – Mondays and Fridays from 9am to 5pm.
Your duties will include:
General office duties, processing supplier invoices, staff rotas, processing monies, etc
Required Education, Skills and Qualifications
Must be literate in English and able to communicate in an effective manner both verbally and in writing. Computer skills, e.g. emails, spreadsheets, word documents. Numeracy skills will also be required. Full training will be provided
For more information and to apply click here
Tony Mann’s Barber Shop, Giffnock has an immediate start for an experienced fully qualified Barber for their busy shop. Applicants must have experience working within a barbershop and will be required to cover all aspects of barber work from old to new styles.
Full time hours available for the right candidate on a self-employed basis.
For more information and to apply click here
Westlea Care Home, Neilston are currently recruiting for a Kitchen Assistant.
Your duties are to assist the cook and provide nutritious meals under hygienic conditions and to be aware of and act at all times in accordance with current food laws and regulations. All employees are bound by Company Rules and the Residents Charter which are detailed in separate documents.
Principal Duties and responsibilities:
- To assist the cook to prepare and serve meals as required.
- To be responsible for the clearing of tables, washing up after meals, the overall cleaning of the kitchen and, where appropriate, the dining area.
- To maintain health and safety regulations and full compliance with other statutory requirements in the kitchen area including the hygienic disposal of food waste.
- To draw to the attention of the Cook, and/or the Manager any problems or potential hazards in the kitchen and dining areas
- To have full knowledge of the Home fire procedures
- To undertake such other duties within the general areas of the kitchen that may be reasonably required from time to time (these other duties will be allocated by the Home Manager on the basis of the hours worked, as stated in the Terms of Conditions of Service of the Employee).
For more information and to apply click here
Adcal Dental Lab is a Dental Laboratory based in Barrhead. We are currently looking to employ a full time trainee Dental Lab Assistant to join our small team.
We provide the following services:
- Cobalt Chrome
- Gum Shields
- Whitening Trays
- Hard and Soft Splints
- Repair Services
Dental Lab Assistants are tasked with assisting Dental Technicians in the preparation, fabrication and finishing of dentures and dental devices. This hands-on position requires a moderate level of technical expertise.What we are looking for:
- Prosthetic Denture Work
- A hardworking and self-motivated individual to work in our busy lab on a full time basis
- An individual who is looking to begin a career with a dental laboratory
- Excellent communication skills
- Passionate about working within a busy hands-on environment
- Good manual dexterity
- Excellent attention to detail
For more information and to apply click here
Exciting opportunities are available in our Glasgow office for 5th and 6th year school leavers to join our JC Futures School Leavers Programme and just wanted to remind you that the closing date for applications is Thursday 14th March 2019.
Our training programme is suitable for pupils who feel that university is not for them and would like to gain practical experience while they learn, earn and work towards a professional qualification. Working with our Audit or Tax teams, the successful candidates will be provided with training and support in basic accountancy skills in their first year, therefore a Higher Accounting qualification is not required.
Candidates should have achieved or be aiming to achieve 135 UCAS which may equate to 5 Highers (or equivalent) over 1 or 2 years. Any pupil interested in applying should send their CV and a cover letter to email@example.com by the closing date.
If you have any questions regarding the training programme or the vacancies, please don’t hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Full information of all our student vacancies our training programmes can be found on our website
Foundation Apprenticeships boosts youth employability.
Foundation Apprenticeships are open to pupils in the senior phase of secondary school and support a range of career pathways including Modern and Graduate Apprenticeships, work, college or university.
Across Scotland, they are being delivered in many schools in a number of ways, with pupils gaining industry relevant knowledge and improving the core skills currently being sought by employers.
There is a quick guide to apprenticeships here
For more information on Foundation Apprenticeships click here
TECHNOLOGY STEP IN, STEP UP
Join us for an insight into Technology at Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley is made up of many talents and perspectives and our diversity is what makes us unique. What you are interested in and how you approach the world will determine your individual path at Morgan Stanley.
The Step In, Step Up programme is an introductory one-day programme designed for female S4-S6 students. The day will give an oversight into the different technology programmes Morgan Stanley offers, as well as giving participants the opportunity to partake in interactive challenges, panel sessions and career workshops.
Come and learn more about our Technology opportunities and how you can develop your skills in this area.
Eligible pupils can apply for the programme here.
On behalf of Glasgow’s regional colleges; Glasgow Kelvin College will be hosting an event at The Glasgow Film Theatre during Scottish Apprenticeship Week.
“Skills for the Future – The Importance of Apprenticeships” The focus of this event is to raise the awareness of Foundation Apprenticeships (FAs) and the journey of our students through their FA.
Following on from the national campaign by Skills Development Scotland, we welcome along any employer, parent, school teacher or pupil who wants to know more about Foundation Apprenticeships. The event will give key information and a guide to Foundation Apprenticeships. We will also have current employers and students there on the day to give an insight into their FA experience. For parents and pupils attending we will also give you an understanding of where an FA can lead to once successfully completed. As an employer you will gain an understanding of how taking on an FA will benefit your business.
Date: 8th March
Venue: Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street, Glasgow, G3 6RB
Register using the Event Brite link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/skills-for-the-future-the-importance-of-apprenticeships-tickets-57596241910
For more information about the vocational Programme and Foundation Apprenticeships available for next year, visit the St Ninian’s High School Vocational Website
Our Apprenticeship programme runs across a range of engineering specialisms including Track, Electrification & Plant, Signalling, Telecoms and Overhead Line. During your first 21 weeks you’ll be living and learning at Network Rail’s training centre in the Midlands. For the remainder of the 3 year programme you will work out of your local depot.
In your first 21 weeks you’ll be one of 150 apprentices living and learning at Westwood, our world-class training facility. You’ll take on academic study at the same time as working and complete a series of work-based learning assignments and reports.
Depending on the path you choose, once out in the field you could be:
• Designing signalling schemes
• Investigating loss of power to a substation
• Repairing damaged track or developing new telecoms technology, all whilst making sure the trains keep running to schedule
There’s lots to take in and a lot of responsibility to take on, but by the end of the scheme, you’ll be set up for a great future and career at Network Rail.
• You will have a good understanding of Maths, English, basic IT skills and are committed to further study and learning
• You’re safety aware, with strong attention to detail and problem solving skillsYou’re happy to listen, learn from others with the confidence to communicate your own ideas and an ability to interpret and explain technical information
• You need to be a good team player, enthusiastic and have a drive to succeed.
Candidates need to be 18 on or before the 29 September 2019. This is because all apprentices will be required trackside from the outset of their training programme, ensuring we are compliant with Health & Safety requirements and regulations around shift patterns and working at night for under-18s. There is no upper age limit, our oldest apprentice was 37.
• We require a minimum of four GCSEs A*-C / Grade 9-5 four Scottish National 5’s or equivalent
• These have to include English Language, Maths, Science or Engineering
• We’ll accept a relevant BTEC / NVQ level 2 and above to replace Science or Engineering
• A list of equivalent qualifications can be found on the Network Rail website in the ‘What you need’ section
Find out more and apply click here
Clyde Marine Training are a Merchant Navy Training provider offering a variety of opportunities to students to train as either a Deck, Engine or Electro Technical officer.
For more information on a career at sea visit
The Lawscot Foundation – invitation for prospective law students to apply for an annual bursary and mentoring support.
The Lawscot Foundation (a Scottish charity) would like to invite pupils to apply for a bursary and mentoring if they are:
• considering studying law (the LLB) in Scotland, commencing in autumn 2019
• are facing significant financial barriers
They 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 closing date for applications is 24 May 2019.
In order to be eligible to apply, pupils need to be able to answer yes to the following questions:
– 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).
*More information, including the list of accredited universities can be found at www.lawscotfoundation.org.uk
Mactaggart & Mickel are recruiting apprentices for an August 2019 start at Mactaggart & Mickel Homes Ltd. 2 Painters based in the Central and West of Scotland. Joiner based in the East of Scotland.
If you would like to apply or you are interested, you can find out further details on their recruitment website and submit a CV directly: https://careers.macmicgroup.co.uk/latest-vacancies/
Are you interested in becoming a Quantity Surveyor? The following apprenticeship opportunity is now available on line.
Apprentice Surveyor Scotland (located in the Central Belt)
A four year Graduate Level Apprenticeship in Construction and the Built environment at Edinburgh Napier University, studying Quantity Surveying, whilst working with BAM Construction.
Due to the nature of this Apprenticeship, it would suit those 16 years+. You are only eligible to apply if:
•You are predicted or have achieved a minimum of BBCC at Higher level
•Have achieved National 5 English and Maths at Grade C or above
Please find more information and the application process on their website: https://jobs.bam.co.uk/vacancy/apprentice-surveyor-scotland-located-in-the-central-belt-1385/1411/description/
The University of Glasgow is running a new free one-week Summer School this year, in partnership with the Sutton Trust. It will run from 7-12 July 2019 and is open to pupils who have just completed S5 and are continuing on to S6. It is a residential Summer School, with pupils living in University accommodation for the week. All meals will be provided and taken in University refectories and the Students’ Unions.
More information on the individual courses and eligibility can be found both on the Sutton Trust website: https://www.gla.ac.uk/study/wideningparticipation/supportingaspirationinschool/suttontrustsummerschool/
Applications are now open and will close at 5pm on Thursday 28 February.
Pupils must apply via the Sutton Trust website at: summerschools.suttontrust.com .
HSBC Work Experience opportunities that are now open for applications.
The HSBC Work Experience Programme is designed to encourage students from different social-economic backgrounds to find out about banking with a view of joining HSBC either after university of after school through the apprenticeship or undergraduate programmes.
The programme offers a five day shadowing experience to students in the later years of full-time secondary education, sixth form or college. The programme was set up with the idea to help young people gain an insight into a professional environment, as well as the banking industry.
All Work Experience opportunities will be available through June, July and August 2019. Specific details regarding each opportunity are available on each advert, to be found here
Please be informed that you have to scroll down when you open the link – all work experience placements are at the bottom of the page. There is no need to filter the search.
The application process will entail some online questions and if successful, a telephone interview. To help prepare for this, we recommend checking out our Application Hints and Tips page here
Our placements will be spread out across the UK and students can list their location preferences when applying, but please note that we cannot make any guarantees on placing a student in their preferred location as this is subject to availability.
We have 2 different links for Scotland so students should be looking after, based on their location preferences:
- Work Experience Central Scotland 2019
- Work Experience North Scotland 2019
All applications should be submitted before the deadline of 10th February 2019. As places will be limited, we will be offering placements on a rolling basis, therefore students should apply early to avoid disappointment.
For further information on the programmes please see our main page here
Our Career Advisors from Skills Development Scotland will be present at the S5/6 parent’s night on Thursday 31st January. This is an excellent opportunity for pupils to get further advice regarding career opportunities prior to selecting their subjects for 6th year or leaving school. No appointments are necessary. The Career Advisors will be in the pastoral base throughout the evening.
NHS Scotland have developed a booklet providing information about entry requirements, skills, values and much more for each job role.
The job family leaflet shows all NHSScotland job families ‘at a glance’.
Skills Development Scotland (SDS) has launched a new website to help parents and carers understand current and future jobs in demand, the routes into these jobs, and tips on having career conversations at the times that matter.
SCOTTISH SPACE SCHOOL @ STRATHCLYDE 2019
The 2019 Scottish Space School @ Strathclyde residential summer school will be held at the University of Strathclyde from 9-14 June 2019 and applications are now being invited via the online application system.
Now in its 16th year at the University, the Scottish Space School continues to inspire the next generation of engineers and scientists and is aimed at S5 pupils in Scotland currently studying Maths and Science subjects at Higher level.
Applications must be made online and further information and the online application form is available at:
The closing date for applications is Sunday 20 January
If you would like further information or have any questions regarding the programme, please do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail at: email@example.com
Pupils should speak to their Pastoral support teacher for a reference.
Apprenticeships and Trainee Programmes
Scottish Power MA programmes will be opening on the 19 December 2018 for next August/September start dates. for more information and to apply click here
Pupils interested in studying at the University of Oxford (2020 entry) should consider the UNIQ access programme and discuss this with your pastoral support teacher.
UNIQ is a free programme which gives students an opportunity to study at Oxford, meet tutors, sample their chosen course, stay in a college and learn how to make a strong application.
Visit their website for further information regarding the different courses and how to apply.
You don’t need a degree to start a successful career in business. If you’ve finished school and want to jump straight in, you can with an EY apprenticeship programme.
Earn a salary from your very first day. Learn from inspirational colleagues on client projects. Do what you’re good at. Learn new skills. Get your professional qualifications before your uni-graduating peers – and go just as far.
You’ll gain valuable, on-the-job experience with the opportunity to work with new tech and build the skills you need to get ahead. You’ll work with local, national and global clients from start-ups to big businesses whilst studying towards a professional qualification or degree. With development and support throughout, an EY apprenticeship offers you a great start to your career.
So, if you’re looking for an alternative to university, start your career with EY. We’ll help you keep learning, evolving and building the future that’s right for you.
To find out more or to apply click here
The following programme has been created to provide theoretical knowledge and practical skills and experience to persons who are looking to secure an Electrical Installation Apprenticeship.
The course comprises of a number of theoretical units and practical projects that have been associated with what would be included in the apprenticeship scheme. This process is to ensure there is a relatively straightforward progression from the course onto an apprenticeship, having gained much of the knowledge and understanding of electrical principles and the necessary practical skills required to be applied by an apprentice electrician.
The above programme is provided in association with the Scottish Electrical Charitable Training Trust (SECTT), who co-ordinate the electrical apprenticeship programme for, and on behalf of electrical contracting employers.
Course information: 18 weeks, 2.5 days a week starting 14th January 2019
Persons applying for this programme require to meet the following entry criteria:
- Minimum 3 or more National five qualifications, ideally to include at least 1 science and/or mathematics
- Have proven and acceptable good attendance and timekeeping standards
- Be prepared to undertake some course work out-with college, where it may be applicable
- Have clear goals and focus on becoming an electrical installation apprentice
- Be committed to completing the course and all the works entailed within
If you would like to apply for this programme click here
Are you interested in finding out about the traditional degree programmes as well as degree apprenticeships? Are you interested in Renewable Energy and Sustainable Science? We are delighted to announce that Solent University is offering brand new Headstart Learn & Earn course in summer 2019! This new type of course will showcase subject specific information as well as apprenticeships on offer at Solent University.
For more information and to apply click here
The course provides a fun and challenging introduction to a number of different types of engineering and highlighting the science, mathematics and technology concepts that are integral to each subject. Alongside the subject specific activities we will show you what it’s like to be in higher education and encourage you to problem solve, communicate and work as a team, all vital skills for education and work. The course is based on a challenge which you will be working on in a small team, you will initially be given some programming and workshop skills and you will be supported throughout the challenge with helpers who will offer advice and suggestions.
Living in student halls and having academic sessions throughout the course will give you a taste of what it’s like to study at university. You will also participate in evening social activities.
This course is suitable for students who are interested in either maths, physics, programming or technology and would like to apply their skills in a fun group challenge whilst learning about careers that might interest them.
For more information and to apply click here
Primary Playcare Ltd provide Breakfast & After School clubs within the Giffnock area of East Renfrewshire. We are currently recruiting for Childcare Practitioners to join our Breakfast Club team working 7.30am – 9am Monday to Friday during school term time. We also have some hours available within the After School Club which operates from 2.30pm – 6pm Monday to Friday during school term time. Vacancy could be shared by more than one applicant.
The successful applicant will be reliable, self-motivated, able to work well as part of a team but above all, have an interest in and an ability to interact with primary school aged children and their parents/carers. Ideally candidates will be interested in working towards SVQ Level 3 in Playwork/CCLD, HNC in Childcare or another childcare related qualification.
Responsibilities & Duties include:
• The preparation of food for the children attending the service and encouraging each child to eat a healthy breakfast each morning.
• Ensure the safe transfer of children to school/classroom at the end of each Breakfast Club session
• Working with children and young people to create fun, imaginative & interesting play opportunities and spaces that allow children to be themselves and promote individual choice & development
• Contribute to the health, wellbeing, safety & security of each child in your care through Child Protection and Individual Care Plans. You may also have Key Worker responsibilities for up to 20 children.
• You will follow the professional standards, policies and procedures as outlined by the Company, The Care Inspectorate and the SSSC (Scottish Social Services Council) to ensure that a quality service is maintained and offered.
• Hours of work are 7.30am – 9am Monday to Friday (school term time only)
• Salary £7.98 – 8.75 per hour however we offer a payment enhancement for Breakfast Club employees for satisfactory attendance and punctuality. With this enhancement the candidate will receive an hourly rate equivalent to £10.64 – £11.66 per hour.
If you are interested please forward your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or email us to request an Application Form.
Young WEIR-WISE: Discovering Engineering with S2 Girls
21 – 22 January 2019 and 24 – 25 January 2019
Applications Now Open!
The programme is again being delivered in collaboration with the Weir Group – one of Scotland’s oldest and best-known global engineering companies, with a current workforce of 14,000.
To submit an application click here
If you are applying please see Ms Kennedy or your Pastoral teacher.
The Cutting Room Hair Salon in Newton Mearns are looking to recruit a full time Hairdressing Apprentice to assist their experienced stylist in all aspects of the work that they do which can include: colouring, cutting or styling hair. In most cases they will be assisting but for more experienced apprentices or those that show promise the stylist will allow them to administer treatment under their supervision.
Shampooing clients hair
Looking after clients.
Keeping the salon tidy and clean
Assisting on the front desk
Maintaining equipment and stock
Carry out simple hair treatments
Undergo ‘on the job’ colour and/or cutting training
Days off from the salon to attend college: either Tuesday or Wednesday
Day release at college: one day per week
Qualification: SVQ Level 2 in Hairdressing
To apply or for more information click here
Skills Development Scotland in partnership with Work EastRen is holding an Employability Event
Come along to this event to
• Talk to employers with current vacancies
• View current apprenticeship and training opportunities
• Get advice to choose your ideal career path
• Get advice and support with CVs, Job Applications, Cover Letters and Interview Skills
The event will be held in The Foundry, Main St, Barrhead
on Tuesday 16th October 2018 from 2pm – 5pm
For more information please call us: 0141 577 8547 or email: email@example.com
We are currently seeking applications for an Assistant Private Secretary within the Ministerial Private Office division based in Edinburgh. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments.
An Assistant Private Secretary (APS) provides a pivotal role within Private Office through the management of correspondence and diary schedules for Ministers and managing communication channels with the wider Scottish Government and with external stakeholders.
This is a great opportunity to work at the centre of Government, gaining invaluable skills and experience.
Some of the duties will include:
• Management of diary requests, including liaison with internal and external stakeholders on scheduling and prioritisation.
• Management of meetings, including all relevant logistical support, commissioning briefing for Ministers.
• Management of the Ministerial Database, processing of Ministerial Expenses, and management of purchases for the Private Office.
• Management of Ministerial travel.
• Management of correspondence in and out of the Minister’s office
There are a number of posts to be filled and we also plan to hold a 6 month reserve list for any future A4 APS roles that are identified within Ministerial Private Office during this period.
For more information and to apply click here
Early Career Programmes at BAM Construction are now open:
- UK Wide Construction Graduate programme
- UK Wide Construction Industrial placement programme
- UK Wide Construction Sponsorship
- UK Wide Construction Summer placement programme
Click here for more information and to apply
Arklet Housing Association based in Giffnock is a small specialist housing association. We have a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to kick start their career in the Housing Sector. The right person must have excellent communication skills and be able to work within a team
- Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
- Good time management
- Reliable with good time keeping
- Be willing to learn new skills
- A pro-active attitude to tasks
- A team player with good interpersonal skills
Hours of work are: Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm, Friday 9am to 4pm
Please note: Training will be given on various elements of the job to ensure the candidate is comfortable with performing the tasks expected.
If you are interested and would like to apply then please send your CV: to Worker@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk
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With this Apprenticeship, you can further your education, while working as an Apprentice Buyer within our team in Glasgow.
“As an Apprentice Buyer you would report to the Regional Buyer and Supply Chain Manager, you will be required to work with our project and commercial teams by ensuring all materials and plant are provided to specification and programme for each job.
You will work closely with the Regional Buyer to develop your understanding of the processes and systems that BAM Construct utilise while gaining a full understanding and awareness of the importance of efficient procurement and meeting budget requirements.”
Here is a flavour of the type of activities we would love you to be involved in (don’t worry if you don’t understand all of the below, we’re here to help you learn this!):
What we’re looking for…
Early careers talent is really important to us here at BAM. We’re looking for people with enthusiasm and initiative. You will love working in a team, learn quickly and have a passion for working in construction.
Required knowledge and experience:
- Good numerical and analytic skills
- Excellent customer service and time management skills
- Ability to work under pressure and achieve deadlines
- Ability to use own initiative, work under pressure and meet all deadlines
- Working knowledge of MS Office including Excel and Outlook
- Ability to understand and work with the BAM values
What you’ll get
You will complete a nationally recognised qualification and receive a competitive salary! You will gain valuable training in the workplace while being supported every step of the way, guided by a personal development plan.
To apply click here Applications will close on the 6th of September!
Based within Housing Services and the Business Support service, you will work within an office environment, gaining valuable experience whilst working towards a recognised qualification (SVQ Level 3).
Applicants should have a genuine interest in administration work. An interest in understanding how a Council works would be an advantage although not essential.
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The Glasgow Window Cleaning Company, a family run company based in Newton Mearns is currently looking to recruit two Apprentice Window Cleaners to join their team. This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and receive training in all aspects of window cleaning.
Our core business is commercial work and we specialise in cleaning the following:
•Nurseries, Schools, Colleges and Universities
•Shops, Bars, Restaurants and Hotels
•Offices and Shopping Centres
•Property agents either Commercial or Residential
Skills, abilities and personal qualities
You will need to be physically fit and able to work at heights. You will be working in all weathers and have a good attitude towards work. All applicants should be well presented and have excellent timekeeping and attendance.
A full UK driving licence would be desirable, but not essential.
If you are interested and would like to apply then please submit your CV and a cover letter to Worker@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk
There are vacancies in the computing courses below.
Classes start on Monday 27th August and application is through the college website, https://www.glasgowclyde.ac.uk/courses/subject_area:computing
Please see your Pastoral teacher for a reference if you would like to apply
|HNC Computing||Langside, Anniesland and Cardonald||One Higher in a relevant academic subject and one National 5 pass|
|HND Web Design and Development (year 1)||Langside and Anniesland||One Higher in a relevant academic subject and one National 5 pass|
|HND networking (year1)||Langside and Cardonald||One Higher in a relevant academic subject and one National 5 pass|
|HND Software Development (year 1)||Langside, Anniesland and Cardonald||One Higher in a relevant academic subject and one National 5 pass|
|NQ Computing and information Technology SCQF level 6||Langside, Anniesland and Cardonald||Two National 5 passes at A to C level in Computing/Maths/IT or Science subject areas|
|NQ Computing and information Technology SCQF level 5||Langside, Anniesland and Cardonald||Four National 4 passes|
IBM’s apprenticeships are for 3 years, and 4 years for degree apprenticeships with a starting salary of £18,000 and a permanent role! Apprenticeships allow students to earn and learn at the same time, whilst working towards a professional qualification. Take a look at what opportunities IBM offer:
- Level 3 Infrastructure Technician
- Level 4 Software Developer
- Level 4 Software Tester
- Level 4 Associate Project Manger
- Level 4 Junior Management Consultant
At IBM we also offer degree apprenticeship schemes, which allow students to study towards a Bachelor’s Honours degree and earn at the same time!
IBM Business degree apprentices are currently studying at Pearson College, London and Technology degree apprentices are currently studying at University of Exeter, Queen Mary University of London and Manchester Metropolitan University. Choice of University is made in response to the needs of our IBM businesses. We offer:
- Level 6 Chartered Business Management Degree
- Level 6 Digital & Technology Solutions Degree
Our employee benefits include: a company laptop, discounted cinema tickets, high-street store discounts and an Early Professional Manager to support career and personal development.
Students can apply and register their interest here.