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  • Jun 19 / 2018
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Apprenticeship Opportunity

UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE ENGINEERING MODERN APPRENTICE

Faculty           

Faculty of Engineering

Department/School

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Staff Category

Modern Apprentice

Type of Employment

Fixed-term

Working Hours

Full-time

 

Salary range:  First year £10,512; second year £12,481
FTE:  2 Posts – both full time
Term:  Fixed (24 months)
Closing Date: 24 June 2018

The Faculty of Engineering at the University of Strathclyde is one of the largest and most successful engineering faculties in the UK, and the largest in Scotland. As a leading international technological university, Strathclyde University is recognised for its world class research, knowledge exchange and educational programmes. At the heart of this is the Faculty of Engineering which boasts a growing research portfolio of nearly £100 million. We are also the only Engineering Faculty in the UK to be engaged in eight multi-million pound EPSRC-funded Doctoral/Industrial Training Centres.

The department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering offers two engineering modern apprenticeships. Successful applicants will be trained in all aspects of engineering technical practice and will work towards the attainment of appropriate professional and academic qualifications.

We are currently looking for an Engineering Modern Apprentice to work as part of the engineering team supporting research and development activities within the Department. You should have a keen interest in developing a variety of technical skills, facilitating the pursuance of an interesting career in engineering. The successful candidate will also be trained to demonstrate practical skills to small groups of students.

You will have a minimum of 4 Nat 5’s at Level A, B, or C which should include English, Maths and Science and have good organisational, communication and interpersonal skills.

The Modern Apprenticeship programme is co-ordinated within the University and gives the successful candidate an opportunity to “earn and learn” as they will achieve a SQA qualification during the 2 year programme.
Please note that as a result of funding rules, Modern Apprentices must start the scheme before their 20th birthday.

Initial interviews have been scheduled for 05 July 2018.

For informal enquiries, please contact Susan Lynch, MA Coordinator s.e.lynch@strath.ac.uk

  • Jun 19 / 2018
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Apprenticeship Opportunity

UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE
MODERN APPRENTICE INTERNATIONAL OFFICE

 

Faculty

Professional Services (Information Services, Compliance, Commercial, etc.)

Department/School

Research and Knowledge Exchange Services Directorate

Staff Category

Modern Apprentice

Type of Employment

Fixed-term

Working Hours

Full-time

 

Salary: £10,512 first year and £12,481 second year
FTE: 1 (35 hours/week)
Term: Fixed (24 months)
Closing date: 01/07/2018

You will provide administrative support for the International Business Development team within Research and Knowledge Exchange Services. The International Business Development team supports individual academics to undertake projects which deliver internationally recognised research and impact through meaningful international partnerships.
You will provide support across a broad range of administrative activities that underpin the team’s activities. This is an exciting opportunity for a young person interested in international partnerships in the Higher Education sector.
This is a Business and Administration Modern Apprenticeship delivered at the University of Strathclyde. Modern Apprenticeships are aimed at young people and school leavers and offer the highest standard of training in any chosen vocation. The Business and Administration Modern Apprenticeships are two-year, fixed-term employed positions. During this period, Apprentices work in a University Department gaining work experience and vocational qualification in their relevant area.
In line with government funding rules, Modern Apprentices must start the scheme before their 20th birthday.

Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Clare McLaren, International Engagement Coordinator, clare.mclaren@strath.ac.uk, 0141 548 3494.

  • Jun 19 / 2018
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Apprenticeship Opportunity

UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE
BUSINESS MODERN APPRENTICESHIP

 

Faculty

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Department/School

School of Humanities

Staff Category

Modern Apprentice

Type of Employment

Fixed-term

Working Hours

Full-time

Salary Range: First year £10,512: Second year £12,481 per annum
FTE: 1 (35 hours/week)
Term: Fixed (24 months)
Closing Date: 26/06/2018

The School of Humanities are currently looking for a Modern Apprentice to help support a busy Courses Support Team (CST).  The postholder will support administrative activities for a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes; provide quality frontline operational services to all internal and external stakeholders; provide administrative support for academic and CST staff involved in the delivery of the degree programmes; work in harmony with the CST in order to ensure the smooth running of key operational activities and on-line systems support.  Candidate will have a minimum of 4 National 5s at C or above, which must include English, Maths and Administration/Computing, good IT skills and excellent customer service skills, both face-to-face and via telephone.

Applicants should note that due to funding rules, Modern Apprentices must start the scheme before their 20th birthday.

Formal interviews for this post will be held on Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Susan Lynch, Modern Apprentice co-ordinator (s.e.lynch@strath.ac.uk).

  • Jun 19 / 2018
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Job Opportunity – McGills Buses

Bus Engineering Assistant

McGills

Job overview

As a Bus Engineering Apprentice for McGills, you’ll get the opportunity to repair and maintain all kinds of vehicles, making sure they roadworthy and safe. As well as getting hands-on experience in the workshop, gaining experience of engine replacement, electrical work and welding, you will attend training at GTG to complete your apprenticeship in Bus and Coach Engineering and Maintenance.

What will I learn?

You will train through GTG Training to complete a Modern Apprenticeship in Bus & Coach Engineering & Maintenance.

What qualification or qualities are required?

Maths, English and either a Science or Craft subject at National 4 or above, Standard Grades 1-4 (Intermediates will also be accepted).
The willingness to learn and follow instructions.
Enthusiasm and a proactive approach.

£10,000 – £10,600 per yearInchinnanFull-time (40 Hours)

GTG Training 09/05/2018 SCQF level 6/7 / MA level 3

For more information look on www.apprenticeships.scot

  • Jun 18 / 2018
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Apprenticeship Opportunity – Erskine

Mitchell’s of Erskine is a family run butcher shop in Bridgewater shopping centre in Erskine. We are recruiting for an apprentice to start as soon as possible. The position will be full time and any specifics such as pay will be discussed with the business owner John Mitchell upon enquiry.

Please contact us at the shop on 0141 8127890 or even better come in and speak to us in the shop we are open 7 days a week.

Looking forward to your reply

Ryan King

Mitchell’s of Erskine

 

  • Jun 18 / 2018
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Summer Vacancy – Bishopton

SUMMER PART TIME VACANCY

BISHOPTON PHARMACY


The pharmacy is looking for someone to work part time with variable hours over the summer. Could lead to Saturday job. It is to help behind the counter and also behind the scenes assisting the pharmacist. They would like someone who is thinking of studying something like pharmacy or medical.

Contact Kate Stewart by email if you are interested.

email:- katestewart1@nhs.net

 

  • Jun 15 / 2018
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Show My Homework – Parent Survey

Now that Show My Homework has been in place since October 2017, we are asking the users what they think of the new system and how it is used. Attached is a very brief survey for Parents to complete and return to the school to let us know what you think.

Can I please ask Parents to complete the attached survey and either hand it in to the school office or it can be emailed to the school mailbox: parkmainshighenquiries@renfrewshire.gov.uk by Friday 22 June 2018.

Staff and pupils have been completing the survey in school.

Thank you for your continued support

Parent Survey 28.5.18

 

  • Jun 12 / 2018
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Summer Temporary Employment

Vacancy
Job Title:               Warehouse Operative (Summer Temporary Cover)

2 vacancies

Location:               Inchinnan Business Park

Date  :                  June 2018 for approx. 12 weeks

Reporting to:         Warehouse Manager

Rate:                     £7.83 per hour

 

Working Pattern:   Monday to Thursday, 1pm to 6pm

Friday, 1pm to 5pm

24 hours per week

 

Job Responsibilities

 

  • The accurate flow of stocks goods inwards to overstocks to pick face replenishments to pick and despatch to the customer.
  • To increase the value added to our products and services by continuous improvement initiatives through adopting the principles of lean manufacturing.
  • To provide a safe and tidy working environment within the Warehouse at all times.
  • To demonstrate a committed & positive attitude that is focused on providing a next day delivery service in line with the company aspirations.Skills Required
  • A positive approach to continuous improvement
  • Excellent customer service
  • Demonstration of Our Company Values (Teamwork, Accountability, Quality, Customer Focus)
  • Basic computing skills

 

If you would like to apply for this summer temporary vacancy please submit your CV or an application letter to the following email address by Friday 22 June.

 

recruitment@eclipseblinds.co.uk

  • Jun 12 / 2018
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Summer Temporary Employment

Vacancy
Job Title:               Finishing Plant Operative (Summer Temporary Cover)

2 vacancies

Location:               Inchinnan Business Park

Date  :                  June 2018 for approx. 12 weeks

Reporting to:         Finishing Plant Manager

Rate:                     £7.83 per hour

 

Working Pattern:   Monday to Thursday, 7.30am to 4.15pm

Friday, 7.30am to 12pm

38.75 hours per week

 

Job Responsibilities

 

The management of resources:-

 

  • To increase the value added to our products by continuous improvement initiatives through adopting the principles of lean manufacturing.
  • To administer and adhere to all company Quality Assurance programs and procedures
  • To provide a safe and tidy working environment within the Finishing Plant at all times.
  • The care and maintenance of machinery and equipment.
  • To achieve production yields within their budgeted figure.
  • To achieve budgeted coating quantities and the associated wastages.
  • To ensure the integrity of computer stock values associated with the Finishing department including:              Reject stock figures (ASW)              Work in progress (ASW)Skills Required
  •               Resins & chemical stock figures (ASW & manual stock counts)
  •               Soft cloth stock figures (ASW)
  • A positive approach to continuous improvement
  • An enthusiastic and motivated team player
  • Demonstration of Our Company Values (Teamwork Accountability, Quality, Customer Focus)
  • Basic computing skills

 

If you would like to apply for this summer temporary vacancy please submit your CV or an application letter to the following email address by Friday 22 June.

 

recruitment@eclipseblinds.co.uk

  • Jun 12 / 2018
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Recruitment Opportunity

About us

As a leading supplier within the window blind market, Eclipse perfectly combines innovation, service and style to offer the complete package for the blind maker. Eclipse prides itself on being at the cutting edge of design, making the window blind much more than a practical purchase for the home; it can bring style and colour to a room, making a statement of design and enhancing the room décor. Eclipse is also proud to promote manufacturing within the UK, offering an extensive range of Roller, Vertical, Roman, Curtains, Pleated and Venetian Blinds. With over 30 years’ experience of delivering high quality service and product to the window blind industry in the UK, Eclipse is also part of the Hunter Douglas group of companies, who are the largest window blind company in the world with distribution in over 40 different countries. Eclipse strives to continually evolve and develop their products and services to maintain their position as one of the market leaders.

We are proud to be recognised as a good local employer and have achieved Investors in People and Investors in Young People GOLD accreditation.

Website

http://www.eclipseblinds.co.uk

Recruitment Email

recruitment@eclipseblinds.co.uk

 

Address

Eclipse Blind Systems

10 Fountain Cresent

Inchinnan Business Park

PA4 9RE

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