Modern Apprenticeship: Business Support Assistant

  • Full time
  • £18,326
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st October 2019

  • Advertised from 1st October 2019


The Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal have a skills element called the Integrated Regional and Employability Skills. There are seven themes under this

1.Labour Market Analysis

2.Integrated Knowledge Systems

3.Intensive Family Support

4.Data and Digital Innovation Gateway

5.Housing and Construction Gateway

6.Integrated Employer Engagement

7.Workforce Mobility

The modern apprentice post is funded under the Integrated Employer Engagement theme but will also link into the other City Region projects we deliver on.

The Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal is a change fund, to bring better regional alignment and facilitate change on how we work together and make better use of opportunities and economic growth.

This approach is about getting existing employability and related services to work better collectively and bring about genuine, joined up and sustainable integration. It requires significant regional partnership working to be at the heart of all approaches.

The Business Support Assistant will have the following tasks

·To support the City Region Deal teams on a day to day basis with business duties and administration, including room bookings, travel arrangements, event organisation, and other relevant administration duties that arise from project planning;

To support the administration co-ordination of quarterly steering groups consisting of diary management and room booking for meetings with key partners and stakeholders;

To work effectively within a small team to support managers and officers in their daily tasks, identifying ways that administrative functions can make best use of resources;

To support the managers and officers in the creation and maintenance of a website as an information support resource;

To support the planning and running of regional learning and good practice events, organising attendance lists and bookings;

To support the Finance Manager with retaining and logging receipts of project expenditure;

To support a social media presence to promote the work of the projects across appropriate social media platforms;

To assist with the creation and promotion of marketing literature and products

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

Closing Date: Noon Monday 21st October 2019