12 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship IT Apprentice

QA Apprenticeships – Posted by QA Apprenticeships Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Job Description

QA Apprenticeships

IT Apprentice

Town: Edinburgh
Postcode: EH11
Salary: £340.12 per week
Closing Date: 2017-09-30
Vacancy ID: 1211-0001-00012886

Company Profile:

If you’re flexible, hardworking and committed to making the most of your talents, there’s no telling what you could achieve with us. Apply now!

You will be working for…

The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS) is an independent body corporate established by the Judiciary and Courts (Scotland) Act 2008.Its function is to provide administrative support to Scottish courts and tribunals and to the judiciary of courts, including the High Court of Justiciary, Court of Session, sheriff courts and justice of the peace courts, and to the Office of the Public Guardian and Accountant of Court. We place digital innovation at the centre of our service delivery, making sure that courts and tribunals maximise the opportunities afforded by technology to create better processes, provide easy access and sharing of information, and provide courtrooms with the technology to minimise physical appearance and support quicker outcomes.”

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Job Details:

Job Description

We place digital innovation at the centre of our service delivery, making sure that courts and tribunals maximise the opportunities afforded by technology to create better processes, provide easy access and sharing of information, and provide courtrooms with the technology to minimise physical appearance and support quicker outcomes.

We believe in giving you the best start possible to a career in IT which is why you’ll get some of the best training possible to give you all the technical and personal tools you need to flourish.

So that you can learn as much as possible, we’ve devised a rotation plan that will allow you to gain valuable experience in the following areas of IT:

Main Responsibilities

We are looking for a confident, enthusiastic and driven person to join our IT department on a 2 year apprenticeship programme.

• Service desk (1st line support)

• PC implementation

• Networks and Storage

• Enterprise

There’s a distinct possibility that a permanent role (which would be a promotion) will become available after the 2 years, but if this doesn’t materialise we’ll have given you the kind of springboard that takes ambitious young adults to the next level of their career in a short period of time.

  • Confident, enthusiastic, self-motivated and a drive to succeed in IT
  • Proactive attitude to problem solving and shows enthusiasm for learning new skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • A good team player and can also add value working independently.
  • First class interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates excellent initiative and is passionate about digital innovation/IT
  • Bring fresh thinking about what users may need from technology.
  • Undertakes work with honesty and integrity.
  • Well organised and methodical, operating with pace, enthusiasm and creativity.
  • You are a digital native, so you will be confident working with technology and have an interest in learning new technologies.

Qualities/ Requirements

IT is for everyone! So we’d welcome applications from females looking to start out in IT, as much as we would males. Primarily, we are looking for the right personalities as well as people with, enthusiasm, drive and determination to succeed.

Previous evidence of utilising digital innovation/IT as part of a project. (This may be a school/college project or something you produced in your own time).

Resilient and is able to effectively challenge, negotiate and influence (We can help you with this).

Qualification Requirements

Someone with 5 standards (Level 1 – 3) OR 5 National Level 5 grades, both qualifications including Maths and English would be ideal

Other Important Information

Daily working hours: 37.5 Hours per week, £17, 684 (increasing to £18,250 after passing probation)

Onsite gym

Whether you like to keep fit or you want to work off the calories from the delicious cakes in our canteen you can join our onsite gym at small cost of £4/month.

Industry leading training

As well as Microsoft accredited training we are interested in helping you build your character and confidence for your future career, with a range of e-learning and workshops.

High street discounts

With a decent wage coming in, you’ll be able to afford the latest gadgets you’ve been dreaming of for some time. To make your money go further you’ll have access to our online Employee Savings Scheme which offers various ways to save money at a huge range of retailers including Apple, Dell, HP, Virgin media and Curry’s/PC World to name a few.

Keep refreshed

Yes, you’ll need to work hard but what better way to recharge your energy and enthusiasm by taking some well-earned time off. You’ll receive 36.5 days’ annual leave (includes public and privilege days) and with a good wage coming in, you’ll be able to relax and holiday in style. You can also keep your energy up by enjoying the nation’s favorite coffee in our canteen, as well as being able to choose from a range of freshly made food.

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Job Categories: IT. Job Types: Apprenticeship. Job Tags: -, APP, apprenticeship, BUNDLE, IT, L3, L4, networking, SCO, Systems, and Telecoms. Salaries: £340.12 per week.

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