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Business and Administration - Modern Apprenticeships - 7597

24 April 2019




£18,392 per annum


The Devolved Government for Scotland has a range of responsibilities which include health, education, justice, rural affairs, housing and the environment.  We have five strategic objectives: making Scotland wealthier and fairer, healthier, safer and stronger, smarter and greener.

Opportunities available:

  • Administrative Officer - Local Government and Communities Directorate - 4 posts (Victoria Quay).

Full job specifications are available when you click Apply Now.

What might a day in this job look like?

Business Administration roles vary but can include booking meetings, organising travel, using electronic filing and finance systems, dealing with internal and external stakeholders, managing diaries, ordering stationery, answering phones and responding to emails.  Full training in all aspects of the job role and internal systems will be provided.

What will I learn?

You will work towards an SVQ Level 2 in Business and Administration.  Training will be provided by an internal assessor who will work with and support you on a monthly basis.  Time will be given to work on your qualification, which includes delivering two presentations.

What Qualifications / Qualities are required?

The recruitment of Modern Apprentices is a fair, open and merit based process (16+) and with permanence from the start of the apprenticeship.  Applicants must be unemployed or contracted to work 16 hours or less a week.

We are looking for candidates with the following qualities:

  • Motivated, proactive and works to high standards
  • Excellent communication, planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to manage a varied workload
  • Ability to work well in a team or on your own
  • Commitment to achieving the SVQ.

Closing Date: 

Please see individual job adverts and closing dates when you click Apply Now.