Retail vacancies – Marks and Spencer and Sweaty Betty

1. Marks and Spencer’s Trainee Management Programme HRG/39421
This is a fantastic management opportunity, which allows individuals to develop their skills to become a commercial manager at M&S after completing a two year training programme. Commercial managers earn between £28 – 40,000 pa!!

2 A levels or equivalent are needed. For more information visit


2. Sweaty Betty – Opening soon on George Street
Born in the heart of London’s Notting Hill, Sweaty Betty has been pioneering aspirational and technically authoritative women’s fitness clothing for over 13 years. Founded in 1998 the brand was born out of a desire to offer an alternative to the then masculine approach to gym wear in the UK market.

They are currently recruiting for Boutique Manager, Assistant Manager, Super Betty – a weekend supervisor and PT Sales Assistants.

Applicants will need to be able to reflect the brand ethos and be passionate about sports. For more information visit

Standard Life – School Leaver Internships

School leaver job spec – FINAL School leaver advert phase 2

Get paid for 6 months’ work experience with Standard Life.

Standard Life is offering up to 10 roles in different departments including customer service, finance, human resources, communications and investments.

Each of the roles will give you a flavour of what it’s like to work in a large organisation and provide great experience to help you in your future career.

During the 6 months, you’ll work as part of an experienced team, learn about the finance industry, develop your communication skills and acquire administration and PC skills. You’ll also get the chance to gain a SVQ during your internship.

At the end of the 6 months you’ll be supported to apply for jobs that build on the experience you gained.

Pay rate: £7.25 per hour
Hours of work: 35 hours per week
Start date: June/July 2012

To apply
Go to and look in the Job Search category.

The roles will be on the website from 1st May and you should apply online before 21st May. If you’re successful, you’ll start your new role in June or July.

The Wheel of Edinburgh – vacancies

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The Wheel of Edinburgh is due to open in West Princes Street Gardens where the carousel would normally be, in early May. It’s coming from Manchester and will be 60 meters tall, which is only 1.11 meters smaller than Scott’s Monument!!

Updated vacancies have now appeared on LMS:

HRG/39590 Customer Service Assistants x 15

Working between 5 and 7 hours per day. 5 days from 7. Duties include ticket selling, marshalling customers and health and safety briefings.

HRG/39591 Wheel Controllers x 3.

This is a technical role, so some experience of machinery would be preferred but not essential. The ability to work at heights however is essential.

HRG/39593 Assistant Manager

Previous experience preferred but training can be given. Salary £18,000

HRG/39594 Manager

Duties include staff management, health and safety and admin work. Salary £22,000

All of these jobs will involve shift working, outdoors, and in potential bad weather.

To apply:

A CV and covering letter needs to be sent to:

The Edinburgh Skills Shop, St James Shopping. Leith Street Edinburgh – either posted or hand delivered

Emailed to


Interviews will be held quickly after this date as there is a fast turnaround to get the attraction open.

First ScotRail -On Train Hospitality Assistant

You need to be confident and outgoing; the type who puts quality service and satisfied customers first. Experience is not as important as the right attitude, and our Training Academy will teach you everything you need to know. You must be 18 or over to apply.

Reference Salary is £14,631 per annum. Contributory final salary pension scheme. Free and reduced rate rail travel for you and your family, where applicable. Training initially involves a 5 day Induction training programme including first aid and fire safety.

Modern Apprenticeship in Engineering – First ScotRail

ScotRail are offering individuals the opportunity to gain excellent training, leading to the award of Modern Apprentice in Engineering Maintenance. We are looking for enthusiastic and flexible individuals with a minimum of four Standard Grades, two of which are Maths and English at a level 3 or equivalent, one Science level 3 and above, and one other.

Remit – Apprentice Opportunities within the Motor Industry

Remit expect Apprentice Opportunities within the Motor Industry in your area this summer. The expected start dates – 4th June 2012 onwards but new vacancies may pop up at any time of year.
Opportunities in
o Light or Heavy Vehicle Technician
o Vehicle Body Repairer or Spray Painter
o Vehicle Parts Consultant
Please can you ask any candidates that may be interested to apply online at NOW for the next intake and further Apprenticeship information
Next Step – Remit will acknowledge the candidates application and if they meet the entry requirements then they may be invited to an interview/aptitude session in your local Careers Office or local garage.
If you do have any questions or queries please contact Linda or I.
Kind Regards,
Hannah Orr
Apprentice Administrator
Remit now offer a level 3 certificate in Automotive Refrigerant Handling which fulfils the requirements of the European Union F Gas Regulations (EC842-2006).
Please contact 01506 411944 for further details.

remit training
Stuart House, 4 Fairbairn Place
Kirkton North, Livingston
EH54 6TN
Office: 01506 411944

Sales assistant vacancy – Tranent

Sales AssistantVacancy from Jobcentre Plus
Job No:MUS/36305
SOC Code:7111
Wage£6.08 PER HOUR
LocationTranent, East Lothian EH33
Date posted27 March 2012
Closing date23 April 2012
Pension detailsNo details held
We’re looking for people who can combine this commitment with a flexible approach to working hours and the ability to contribute in a very busy store where things never stand still. Exactly what job entails: Whether front-of-store or behind-the-scenes, these roles demand a real commitment to customer service. We’re looking for people who can combine this commitment with a flexible approach to working hours and the ability to contribute in a very busy store where things never stand still. If you’re good with people, willing to learn and take pride in your work, now’s the time to join us. We’re looking for smart, conscientious and customer focused individuals. You must be flexible in regards to working hours and available to work alternate weekends.
How to apply
You can apply for this job by visiting and following the instructions on the webpage.
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