North Lincolnshire Council is advertising for 24 young apprentices to start work with the council in September this year - in a bid to attract more young people.
As part of the scheme, in April 2012, the council took on its first successful recruits. Over the next four years, it will take on a total of 160 young apprentices.
Applications are open to all young people.
There is a variety of jobs available, working across the three council services - Places, Policy and Resources, and People. They include IT officer, legal admin assistant, family support worker, traffic officer, ranger, and young person support officer.
All the details of positions available, rates of pay, leave entitlement, and how to apply, plus a handy step guide to help people fill in the application form - are available at www.northlincs.gov.uk/jobsandcareers/apprentices/
The closing date for applications is 1 June 2012. Interviews will be held on 28 June 2012.
Cllr Liz Redfern, leader of North Lincolnshire Council, said:
“We are giving young people the chance to work for North Lincolnshire’s biggest employer.
“The scheme is proving very popular. We took on 16 people in April, and since then, we’ve received over 100 enquiries. It just goes to show the demand out there for these positions.
“There are so many young people desperate to find work, but simply don’t get the chance. This scheme will give them the opportunity to gain valuable experience and knowledge, and get paid for it.
“We are looking for 24 more young people to join the council in September. If you are interested, you need to apply by 1 June. We will be taking on a further 120 apprentices over the next three years. So those who miss out this time, still have a chance.”
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