Lothian DAF: Apprentice Service Administrator (Pentland Industrial Estate, Loanhead)

We have a great opportunity to start your career as a Service Apprentice at a well-respected DAF Truck Dealership based on Pentland Industrial Estate in Loanhead.

The successful candidate will join our experienced Service Team learning all elements of service administration & service reception whilst working towards an NVQ Level 2/3 in Business Administration, on a two year Apprenticeship scheme. The course is administered by Skillnet but will be tailored with some specific DAF Truck modules as part of the course content.  Most training will be undertaken whilst in the dealership but there will also be some external training given.   This is the first step in a career that gives you the opportunity to advance, succeed and fulfill your ambitions in the commercial vehicle industry.

So if you think you have what it takes to become a fully trained Service Administrator, we want to hear from you!

Please forward your CV to Ross Newbigging:  rnewbigging@lothiandaf.co.uk

Ross Newbigging (Tech IOSH )
Service Manager
Lothian DAF

0131 440 4100

0131 448 2244
07966 112 845

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Lothian Buses: Trainee Bus Drivers (Edinburgh)

Would you like to work for one of Edinburgh’s top 10 Employers?  What about getting an office with a view and being paid to travel?

Sounds good right?

Lothian Buses are the main bus provider in Edinburgh and the surrounding areas of Midlothian and East Lothian. We are on the lookout for new trainee bus drivers to literally sit in the driver’s seat and be an ambassador for the Lothian Family.

Bus driver responsibilities, pretty self-explanatory you would think?

But no, there is more:
  • Ensuring the vehicle is driven safely at all times and to the high company standards
  • Engaging with customers and making sure they enjoy a safe and comfortable journey
  • Vehicle and route familiarisation
  • Assisting customers with potential queries
  • Giving timetable or route information
  • Deliver excellent customer service
  • Helping passengers who are having difficulty getting on or off the vehicle
  • Comply with all company policies including the Safety and Environmental Policy Statements and Drugs and Alcohol Policy
  • Recording driving hours and reporting any incidents
Trainee Bus Driver requirements
  • Full UK driving license with no more than 6 penalty points
  • Exceptional customer service skills and clear communication skills
  • Excellent driving skills and knowledge of traffic regulations
  • Flexibility to work various shift pattern including weekends and Bank Holiday
What’s in it for you as our Trainee Bus Driver?
  • Fully paid for training (within our fantastic training school) to obtain your full PCV License
  • £11.81 p/h upon completion of training
  • Guaranteed hours with a salary circa £25,509, pension and discount schemes and more
  • To help you look the part, a full uniform will be provided
  • Continual training and development will be given to drive forward your career
  • FREE Travel to work with our Ridacard on our buses and Edinburgh Trams

Before you hit the apply button, did you know that our drivers travel over half a million miles a week? That’s enough to take you to the moon and back!

So if you want to be part of the journey we would love to hear from you

Apply now with your CV and covering letter

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Various Modern Apprenticeships (Edinburgh)

Retail Assistant – Modern Apprenticeship (Princes Street) – 15999

Posted On: 27 June 2018

Do you find it easy to build relationships with anyone you meet? Do you get excited seeing new trends and inspiring fashion? We have an opportunity for you to earn while you learn, in a role that will let you use both these talents. Retail is a fantastic path to start your career within the service or fashion industry. Your job will be based in the New Look store on Princes Street, where you will be expected to provide exceptional customer service. Closing Date: Friday 13 July.

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Project Administrator – Modern Apprenticeship – 16000

Posted On: 27 June 2018

McRobb Display is a signage and graphics company based in Edinburgh. We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and organised apprentice Project Administrator to assist with the administration surrounding projects within our production and installation teams. You will receive expert training and gain valuable experience, developing a range of skills that will help set you up for a successful career. Closing Date: Friday 13 July.

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Business Administrator/Receptionist – Modern Apprenticeship – 16086

Posted On: 27 June 2018

Haines Watts Chartered Accountants Edinburgh has been providing advice to businesses in Scotland for almost 20 years. We provide a comprehensive financial advisory service that is delivered in a personal, friendly manner. Your role will be varied but will involve all aspects of reception work, providing an exceptional front of house service to all callers and visitors to the firm. Closing Date: Friday 13 July.

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Administrator – Modern Apprenticeship – 16088

Posted On: 27 June 2018

TaxAssist Accountants provide a wide range of accountancy services including tax returns, annual accounts, payroll and bookkeeping. We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Administrator to support the day-to-day running of our busy Corstorphine office. Over the course of this apprenticeship you will receive expert training and gain valuable experience, developing a range of skills that will help set you up for a successful career. Closing Date: Friday 13 July.

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Retail Assistant – Modern Apprenticeship (The Gyle) – 15865

Posted On: 27 June 2018

Do you find it easy to build relationships with anyone you meet? Do you get excited seeing new trends and inspiring fashion? We have an opportunity for you to earn while you learn, in a role that will let you use both these talents. Retail is a fantastic path to start your career within the service or fashion industry. Your job will be based in the New Look store at the Gyle, where you will be expected to provide exceptional customer service. Closing Date: Friday 13 July.

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Dobbies Garden Centre: Various Jobs (Lasswade)

Kitchen Porter

Dobbies Edinburgh, Lasswade (30 hrs per week)

Here at Dobbies Garden Centres, we are looking for a Kitchen Porter to join our restaurant team.

Details / Apply


Restaurant Customer Advisor

Dobbies Edinburgh, Lasswade (16 hrs per week)

Here at Dobbies Garden Centres, we are looking for a Restaurant Customer Advisor to join our team.

Details / Apply


Restaurant Customer Advisor

Dobbies Edinburgh, Lasswade (20 hrs per week)

Here at Dobbies Garden Centres, we are looking for a Restaurant Customer Advisor to join our team.

Details / Apply

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Whitehill Golf Course: Trainee Green Keeper (Rosewell)

The work would be very much outdoors and would involve learning about grass, fertilisers, spraying techniques, machinery, maintenance etc.

37.5 hour week (full-time) with Saturday working on a rotational basis. Salary would be the minimum wage. 29 days holiday (inclusive of public holidays).

Interested applicants should forward their CV to: greenkeeping123@gmail.com

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Fiona Humpage

Whitehill House Golf Club Ltd

Rosewell, EH24 9ET

0131 440 0594