Category Archives: Employment and Training

abrdn 2022 Traineeship Programme is now open to applicants

We’re delighted to confirm that our 2022 Traineeship Programme is now open to applicants. The Traineeship offers jobs to young people at our Edinburgh and London offices and is a fantastic opportunity for school or college leavers to kick start their career at abrdn. Successful candidates are placed on a 12-month Traineeship, starting in October, where they will grow their knowledge and gain experience in a professional environment.

It provides a structured training programme, opportunities to gain further qualifications and, of course, the chance to meet a network of colleagues whom they can learn from. The salary is higher than the real Living Wage* and there’s no minimum education qualifications or experience needed.

Know someone who might be interested?

This is a fantastic opportunity and might just be perfect for individuals within the Future Asset network.

· click here for a link to our Edinburgh application form

· click here for a link to our London application form

The application process is managed on a first come, first served basis, so please do encourage interested individuals not to delay in submitting their applications.

Please do also like and share our social media posts that will be published on the abrdn plc social media platforms.
Kind regards,

Sophie & the abrdn Early Careers

S6 Careers Talk June 2022

Mick Burns and Emma Scott, Careers Advisers, NBHS

Welcome to S6 at North Berwick High.

This talk is about:
What’s important when thinking about your future.
What you need to do and when you need to do it.
What resources are there to help you.
Timescales involved.

General introduction

or here

Open Days update
Higher Education Open Days 2022

This is your S6 careers talk

Your S6 Careers Newsletter
S6 NBHS Newsletter June 2022

Your S6 Careers Resources for all options
S6-Careers-Book-MB-June 2022

You can read the book online Online resources for Medicine, Law and Vet Medicine here

University rankings

Make sure you are registered at My World of Work here you may find the Profiling Tool particularly useful at this stage.

Salary calculator here

North Berwick Trust Young Person’s Scholarship

North Berwick Trust has offered an annual Young Person’s Scholarship since 2022.

This scholarship is open to young people seeking support to embark on further education or career training. This includes those with specific ambitions to further their careers in sport, music and art or other cultural or creative endeavours.

This scholarship is designed to assist our young people to move their life forward in a positive way. Priority is given to those who could not afford to do so without support.

The North Berwick Trust Young Person’s Scholarship opens for applications annually each June.

The next grants round opens Wednesday 1st June 2022 and closes Wednesday 19th October 2022 at 12 noon.

More information here

Play Practitioners Apprentice – North Berwick

Edinburgh and Lothians Out of School Care Network (ELOSCN)

Reporting to Club Manager, the post holder will be responsible for the day to day smooth running of the club with an emphasis on activities and healthy snacks.
The role will be supported by play practitioners and support workers. The club manager will provide training and developmental opportunities. An independent Human Resources company will provide professional advice where necessary.

Benefits of working with us –
No weekend work required
College done from home (no travelling!)
Great team days out
Fun and enthusiastic team
Only 3 days a week work during holidays (unless we are closed!)
Support through college from other staff doing the same qualification
Most training done online in your own time
Earn money whilst you complete your qualification

ELOSCN Apprentice Job Description[10256] (2)

Apply here