Modern Apprentice Sports Assistant (Fixed Term)

6 days left

Aberdeenshire Council
£8.33 per year
27 Sep 2016
04 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on the attachments below.  These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for.

Aberdeenshire Council is committed to increasing the opportunities in the local area by providing Modern Apprenticeships (MA's). These allow you to gain skills, experience and knowledge in the world of work as well as gaining a formal qualification.

Working in the Leisure Team within Ellon Academy Community Campus you will be required to assist in ensure the safety and good conduct of members of the public whilst they are in the Swimming Pool or Leisure & Recreation Facility

You will have good communication and organisational skills, be eager to learn and able to work as part of a team.

Successful candidates will be placed on an approved programme of training through the Aberdeenshire Council Modern Apprenticeship Scheme for SVQ Level 2. In line with funding requirements applications are invited from candidates aged 16- 24 years who are not in full/part time education and not educated to degree level. Academic achievement to Scottish National Level 4 or 5, Standard Grades or equivalent transferable experience and skills is essential.

If selected for interview you will be required to participate in a 200 metre Swim test, for further details please visit:

Aberdeenshire Council currently applies a Living Wage Supplement to all Council employees earning less than £8.33 per hour.

This post is regulated work with children and protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check.  Where applicable, this post also requires an Overseas Criminal Record Check.  A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

This post has a minimum requirement of 1 reference which must be your current or most recent employer.

Duration: For a period not exceeding 12 months.

Informal enquiries to Duty Officer Tel: 01358 727910

See also:
Applying for a job with Aberdeenshire Council.pdf