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Job reference: 149640
Salary: Band 4 (£27,598 - £30,019)
Job closing date: 13/06/2023
Job Type: Administrative Services
Location: Kirklands - NHSL Headquarters
Employment type: Fixed-term
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Job posted date: 31/05/2023
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Lanarkshire
Department: Information Management Services

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Technical Apprenticeship in Data Analytics (SCQF 8)  - Trainee IT Information Assistant  

Annex 21 - ​​​​​​ As a trainee your pay is determined as a percentage of pay for qualified staff, in accordance with Annex 21 of the Agenda for Change terms and conditions, however as NHS Scotland is a living wage employer you will be paid a minimum of £23,362 (if part time hours,  the salary will be pro-rata).

NHS Lanarkshire are delighted to announce that an unique opportunity has arisen for a full time Technical Apprenticeship in Data Analytics (SCQF 8) based at Kirklands, NHSL Headquarters.

Please note this is a fixed term post for 18 months from 21st August 2023.

In order to be eligible for the Technical Apprenticeship Programme, applicants must be aged between 16 to 24 years old on 1st August 2023 (or up to 29 years for disabled applicants or those that are care experienced*) and should be able to demonstrate that they can work to SCQF level 7 (HNC).

This could be an excellent opportunity for you to gain on-the-job training that will support you in developing a range of skills, whilst gaining experience in the application of date definitions, information standards and polices. 

​​​​You will be required to work towards a Level 8 SCQF qualification in Data Analytics - this appointment will be fixed term for a period of 18 months and will lead to a relevant nationally recognised qualification. 

You should be highly motivated and committed to join our Technical Apprenticeship in Data Analytics.​​​​​​

You should be a good communicator with an ability to understand a range of procedures and processes, with a particular interest in data analytics along with a positive approach to work, with basic knowledge of IT systems and related procedures.  

This apprenticeship does not require previous work experience within this sector and we would therefore encourage applications from school leavers and young people with limited work experience.

The job pack attached contains full information about this Technical Apprenticeship, along with details of the recruitment process.

Applicants can find out more about these roles, our apprenticeship programme's and how to apply by attending one of our online MS Teams sessions. This will also be a chance to ask any questions you may have about the vacancies. Please click the link to join the session on either of the below dates:

Interest Call 1 – Friday 2nd of June at 2pm to 3pm

Interest Call 2 – Thursday 8th of June at 10am to 11am​​​​​​​

Informal enquiries regarding the post will be welcomed by, Senior Employability Officer/Job Coach Lead, Human Resources​​​​​​​

For queries regarding the application form or recruitment process only , please contact stating the job title and reference number in the subject.  Please note:  all job related queries must be directed to the informal contact noted above.

Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert once sufficient applications are received.  Please complete and submit your application early.

‘In NHS Lanarkshire we are committed to recruiting a workforce that fully reflects the diverse make-up of our society. A place where every individual can thrive, develop and succeed based on skill, knowledge and talent, regardless of race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, care experienced* or any other dimension that can be used to differentiate people from one another.

*Care experienced applicants are people who live/have lived with foster parents/kinship carers or who live/have lived in a residential children’s setting/secure unit.

Whilst this advertisement may be for a specific post(s) in a particular location, applicants who are shortlisted for interview may be considered for similar vacancies in alternative locations.

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