ELOSCN is a Charitable Organisation who operate 12 Breakfast and After School Clubs in Edinburgh & the Lothians, we are currently looking to recruit Apprentice Play Practitioners in a few of our settings in East and Midlothian, our website address is www.eloscn.com for more information on our clubs.
The successful applicants must want a career within the Childcare industry, we offer a 30 hour a week contract, 27.5 hours are club based, 7.30 – 9am breakfast club and 2.30-5.45pm Monday to Thursday After School and 12-5.45pm Friday after school, the other 2.5 hours will be used either covering local creche’s looking after babies/toddlers, or completing essential CPD and spending time on completing their Qualification Level 3 Social Services Children and Young People. They are fully supported through their qualification both within their setting and with our Training Provider Q-Train. The current rate of pay for apprentice at the age of 16 is £4.15 per hour rising to £4.81 next April, their pay will increase to £9.50 on completion of their Qualification. All our services are Care Inspectorate registered, we would therefore require successful applicants to be PVG checked and registered with the SSSC.
Application form here: https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/5600f7f73f1640d5901fac0d11865f43
FREE Science Summer School 2022, run at Edinburgh Zoo or the Highland Wildlife Park, has begun. The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) is now accepting applications for this course that runs within the school summer holidays, and is open to interested students (current S4-S6) . The application deadline is on March 7th 2022.
This is a FREE week long course aimed at school students between the ages of 16-18 years who are pursuing a career in science. Run at Edinburgh Zoo or the Highland Wildlife Park over the summer and delivered by a host of zoo professionals including keepers and vets, this is an excellent opportunity for students to gain more experience in research and conservation, whilst adding to their CVs in a fun and immersive manner!
The Science Summer School runs multiple times throughout the summer. This year’s dates are:
Highland Wildlife Park: Weeks Beginning 11th July & 18th July 2022
Edinburgh Zoo: Weeks Beginning 1st August & 8th August 2022Students wishing to apply should complete the application form found on the RZSS Science Summer School website before the application deadline on March 7th 2022.
To find out more about our Science Summer School, including how to book, check the website or online albums.
Support Team Role
Edinburgh Merkat Tours are looking for new staff members to join their team: Edinburgh ghost and history walking tours | Mercat Tours
Job spec attached above.
Booking for the 2021 virtual Scottish Education Exhibition is now open – Thursday 9 September 2021
18 Scottish education institutions along with Skills Development Scotland (SDS) and SAAS, are hosting a virtual Scottish Education Exhibition for senior phase pupils who are considering their pathways to further and higher education. The event is free to attend.
Featuring 14 Scottish universities and four colleges, the Scottish Education Exhibition will give pupils the chance to speak to the universities and colleges, view resources and videos, download prospectuses and join live webinars. SDS and SAAS will also be on hand to provide career information and advice, and funding advice respectively.
To register to attend , please check here: Scottish Education Exhibition (vfairs.com)
To check opportunities in Edinburgh and the Lothians please check EduBuzz link below. If you’d like support with applying, please come and see Carla or Karolina in the library.
Skills Development Scotland www.myworldofwork.co.uk (edubuzz.org)
Those interested in becoming an apprentice joiner should follow the links below, and submit an application for one / all of the vacancies available now. If you’d like support with applying, please come and see Carla or Karolina in the library:
Apprentice Joiner – Edinburgh – Indeed.com
Apprentice Joiner – Edinburgh EH8 – Indeed.com
Bonningtons Joinery: Apprentice Bench/ Installations Joiner (Loanhead) | Skills Development Scotland www.myworldofwork.co.uk (edubuzz.org)
Ivanhoe Caledonian are looking to recruit 2 Print Finishing Apprentices in Musselburgh.
All details including person spec and job spec attached below.
If you’d like support with applying, please contact Karolina or Carla:
Print Finishing Apprentice
Person spec for Print Finishing Apprentice
Company information and plans for expansion
Speak to an adviser
Our Results Helpline opens on 10 August. You can speak to an adviser by calling the free* helpline on 0808 100 8000.
No matter what your results are, you have options and you’ll get the support you need from us to take your next steps.
The helpline is open until Wednesday 18 August at the following times:
- Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 August – 8am to 8pm
- Thursday 12 and Friday 13 August – 9am to 5pm
- Monday 16 to Wednesday 18 August – 9am to 5pm
Our advisers have access to information on course vacancies at UK colleges and universities. They can help with UCAS Confirmation and Clearing and give information on apprenticeships, jobs, volunteering or staying on at school.
BSL users can use Contact Scotland. You can use their app to sign with an interpreter who will make the phone call for you.
If you would prefer to speak to someone in person, most of our career centres are now open for face-to-face appointments. Contact your local centre to make an appointment with an adviser.
***OR: contact your local Musselburgh SDS centre 01316653120**
*Charges may apply depending on your telephone provider.