Cairngorms National Park

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IT Technician Modern Apprentice

Closing Date: Noon Thursday 9 July 2020

Are you looking for a unique opportunity to gain an SVQ level 6 qualification in IT (information technology and telecommunications), whilst at the same time learning new skills on-the-job whilst working in one of the most amazing places in the world?

The Cairngorms National Park is one of the last wildernesses we have left in the UK, it is a place of sheer abundance.  It has fantastic mountain landscapes, the largest Caledonian forest in the UK, some of our purest rivers and is also host to 25 per cent of the UK’s threatened species.

As well as its world class natural heritage, the National Park also has a rich cultural heritage and is full of vibrant local communities bustling with societies, groups and events.  With its strong local music scene, some fantastic locally produced food and drink and it’s abundance of outdoor pursuits the Cairngorms National Park is a truly spectacular place to live and work.

Job Title: IT Technician Modern Apprentice

Salary: £18,205 (Band A) plus excellent benefits such as flexitime, generous annual leave and a defined pension scheme to name just a few

Contract: Fixed Term (2 years)

Working Hours: Monday – Friday (37.5 hours per week)

Location: National Park Headquarters, Grantown on Spey (although given the current Covid-19 situation, there will be a blend of on-site working, and working from home)

In addition to studying towards gaining an SVQ level qualification in IT, which may include one day/week (term time) at UHI studying enhancement subjects, you will be part of a proactive IT team responsible for delivering a high quality, customer-focused, professional service, supporting all staff on a day to day basis in implementing their IT requirements and supporting operation of a robust, effective and efficient organisational IT system.

Cairngorms National Park is more than just an idyllic place to work, the Park Authority is one of the UK’s Top 100 best not for profit companies to work for. Our Grantown on Spey headquarters is within easy reach of Aviemore and Inverness.  We also offer many benefits such as; a great place to work, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers, generous annual leave allowance, flexitime and a very competitive pension scheme.

The National Park Authority is committed to equality of opportunity and we welcome applicants from all sectors of society.  If you are an applicant with disabilities who meets the essential requirements of the post, we will interview you.

If you would like the opportunity to work for an organisation that is focused on protecting and enhancing this National Park then please complete the attached application pack. If you require more information, or if you require any adjustments to be made to the application process due to disability please contact us on 01479 873535 or email: [email protected]

Please note, we do not accept Curriculum Vitae (CV). Applications must be emailed to [email protected]

The closing date for applications is 12pm on Thursday 9th July 2020. Late applications will not be accepted. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 29th July, with the anticipated start date being 1st September.

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