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Business Administration Apprentice – Dounreay

Appointment type: Fixed Term
Full time/part time: Full-time
Job category: Business
Location: Dounreay
Salary range: £13,245 to £18,814
Closing Date: 04/03/2022
Ref No: 203/21

Dounreay is Scotland’s largest decommissioning project and is widely recognised as Europe’s most complex nuclear closure programme. For more than 50 years it was known as the centre of the UK’s fast reactor research and development and now the team is aiming to be recognised as a centre of excellence for nuclear decommissioning. Dounreay offers an opportunity to be involved in some of the UK’s most leading edge technical projects, developing unique skills and experiences which are highly sought after across the industry.

At Dounreay we are committed to creating a workplace that is diverse and inclusive. We value the unique differences that each of our colleagues bring to work every day and are committed to creating an environment where everyone feels respected, included and able to perform at their best. We therefore particularly welcome applications from Women, Black, Asian and Ethnic Minorities, LGBT+ and candidates with a disability as they are all underrepresented in our workforce.

Dounreay is a member of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all candidates who have a disability who meet all of the essential criteria for the vacancy. In cases where we have a high volume of candidates who have a disability who meet all of the essential criteria, DSRL will interview the best candidates from within that group.

Business Administration Apprenticeship

The apprenticeship is a training programme lasting 18 months. During this period, you will work full time, Monday to Friday, while completing the SVQ in Business and Administration at Level 3.  

The training and qualifications you will gain are highly valued in modern industry; employment with DSRL on completion of the programme is dependent on Dounreay site requirements at the time and your performance.

The role will involve a mix of site and homeworking.

Desirable aptitudes:

  • Have achieved (or expect to achieve) a minimum of National 5 (Grades A-C) or Standard Grade (Credit Level) in English and Maths
  • Good communication, team-working and problem solving skills
  • Good IT skills

Interviews to be held: Week commencing Monday 28 March 2022

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