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Archerfield vacancies

Waiter/Waitress
We Play A Different Game

With a wide choice of historic and contemporary secluded accommodation, a world class Spa, state of the art Performance Centre and two links golf courses of Championship standard, Archerfield offers an unrivalled experience for both Members and Guests.

At Archerfield, we believe that every employee is significant for the success of the business. It is important that we all work as part of a team regardless of departments; after all we all have one thing in common – our Members and Guests.

The Archerfield Estate is located just 18 miles from the centre of Edinburgh along the spectacular coastline and just a short distance from North Berwick, Haddington and other East Lothian towns.

Modern Apprentice – Childcare (North Berwick)

Job overview
Are you aged 16-19 years old (up to 29 if you are disabled or care experienced), caring and nurturing and sensitive to the individual needs of young children and their families?

Do you interact effectively and enthusiastically with children?

Can you use your own initiative, be flexible and able to adapt to a fast-moving environment, while being a committed, valued member of a team?

Are you talented and passionate with an “anything is possible” attitude and looking to start a rewarding career in Early Learning and Childcare?

We have a number of exciting Modern Apprenticeship opportunities available across various locations, enabling you to earn as you learn, gain practical experience in a key sector, and enhance your career prospects.

IT Cyber Security Junior Apprentice

Lloyds Banking Group

Could you be one of our Cyber Security Engineers of the Future?
Are you fascinated by Cyber and the role it plays in protecting millions of peoples’ money and data, day in, day out? Do you love analysing and solving problems? Can you work as part of a team ensuring that we’re creating a safe and secure bank of the future? Do you have a passion for forming and redefining banking to meet our customers’ needs and help us to be the best bank for Britain? Are you forward thinking, a good communicator and a fantastic team player, who is always keen to keep learning and developing?

If this sounds exciting and you want to help build the bank of the future, this IT Cyber Security Junior Apprenticeship is for you.

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BFI Film Academy Young Programmers

Job description
Freelance Arrangement June 2021 – April 2022, £10.85 per hour
We are looking for 10 Young Programmers aged 16-25 years old to help us shape and promote the BFI Film Academy events programme 2021/22. The role incorporates previewing film submissions for BFI Future Film Festival 2022, programming and hosting events online and in venue, generating marketing and editorial content, and generally acting as the face of BFI Film Academy events!

Our Young Programmers will enjoy being part of a team that helps aspiring filmmakers showcase their films to diverse audiences across the UK and internationally. After a very successful Young Programmers scheme last year, we’re really excited to open up BFI Film Academy programming once more to include a wide range of voices and perspectives.

Details here

Wheatley Group Modern Apprenticeships

Wheatley has one of the largest Modern Apprenticeship programmes in Scotland and opportunities to join the Group are available in Edinburgh, Dumbarton, Glasgow, West Lothian and Dumfries and Galloway.

The Modern Apprenticeships are open to people aged 16 to 19 – with applicants not needing any formal qualifications to apply.

The apprenticeships are funded by Wheatley Foundation, the Group’s charitable trust which helps tackle unemployment.

More details here

Graduate Apprenticeship – Administrative Assistant Heriot-Watt University

Job overview
This role is suitable for someone seeking an entry position into University Administration as a career. As a Graduate Apprentice this role carries the benefit of undertaking study towards a first degree (MA (Hons) Business Management).

What will I learn?
The role holder will:
• Provide a high quality service to current and prospective doctoral students, including timely response to enquiries.
• Carry out general administrative tasks according to established processes and procedures.
• Process applications, arrange interviews and issue decisions from the Admissions Panel.
• Arrange doctoral student progress review meetings, ensure all documentation is complete and that the relevant parties are informed of the outcome.
• Ensure accuracy and efficiency in routine administrative duties (e.g. minute taking).
• Liaise with academic and professional services colleagues in the doctoral team, the wider School and University as necessary to ensure efficient performance of administrative tasks.

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Job Start Payment

Job Start Payment is a new benefit to help you with the costs of starting a new job.

You can apply for Job Start Payment if you’re a young person who’s been out of work and are on certain benefits. You also need to meet the other requirements explained in the ‘who can apply’ section.

You can get a one-off payment of £252.50, or the higher rate of £404 if you’re the main carer of any children.

Details here

Seasonal Leisure Assistants – North Berwick

Seasonal Leisure Assistants – enjoyleisure – Outdoor Pitch and Putt Facilities, North Berwick

Being mindful and following Government COVID guidance, your duties will include opening up facilities, setting out and taking down equipment, and issuing tickets for activities on a daily basis. You will have responsibility for cash handling, cash reconciliation and banking on a daily basis as well as the administration of group bookings. You may be required to operate and control a small café stock providing hot and cold drinks and confectionery.

In addition to your main tasks, you will be responsible for cleaning and maintaining the facility, which will include cleaning toilets, maintaining the grounds around the facility by brushing paths and uplifting litter regularly, and conducting routine checks of equipment and reporting repairs.
More details and application here

Daytime and Features, Commissioning Apprentice – Glasgow

Channel 4
Reports to: Head of Daytime and Features
Location: Glasgow
Start date: 27 September 2021
Interviews: July 2021
THE C4 APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMME

Our Apprenticeship programme is designed to provide work experience and a related qualification to people leaving formal education and who have decided to pursue an Apprenticeship rather than attend University.

Our Apprenticeships are full-time, with four days per week spent working in a C4 department and one day per week completing the formal learning parts of the Apprenticeship. Our Apprentices have external tutors who deliver workshops and seminars to them and offer support throughout the apprenticeship. It is essential for Apprentices to be able to balance their work and learning time and commit to delivering what is required for the formal learning elements in order to successfully achieve the qualifications on completion.

The formal training provided will consist of workshops, tutorials, webinars, coaching and in some cases residential boot camps. The training is dependent on the qualification your apprenticeship offers and will be explained in detail by the training provider before you officially begin the course. You can read more about the qualification being offered for this apprenticeship below.

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