Modern Apprenticeships

We are committed to providing apprenticeship opportunities for young people within Angus.

Our Modern Apprenticeship (MA) scheme lets you earn while you learn. You’ll get the chance to gain skills, get experience and complete a recognised qualification all while earning a salary.

Why choose Angus Council?

MAs are a great way to start your career. As well as gaining work experience and a qualification, our well-rounded programme means you’ll also get the chance to complete a bespoke MA leadership training programme delivered by Angus Council staff and access to a customer service programme.


Working with us brings many benefits, such as:

  • flexible working
  • holiday and leave pay
  • training, learning and development
  • health and wellbeing support and advice
  • cycle to work schemes
  • plus much more

Current vacancies

The council provides a wide range of services across Angus. We’ve vacancies in the following teams for MAs starting in August 2021. For more information about the job and how to apply visit My Job Scotland. The closing date for applying is 30 April 2021.

Justice services

You will work with the Glen Isla Project and Glen Clova Projects who help and support women who often find themselves involved with the court and justice services, providing business and admin support to project staff in an all-women team.

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Cyber security and network

Working in the Network and Security Team, you will configure networking equipment and security systems, while maintaining and developing security policies and procedures.  

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Working in the Skills Team you will help with the registration forms and records required for employability contracts (such as MA contracts, skill programmes) that help businesses and people in Angus gain appropriate skills. 

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Revenues and benefits

Working in the Revenues and Benefits service you will provide general clerical/administration for the four teams who cover admin, rent arrears, income/sales and recovery. This includes updating management systems.

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Roads Assets

You will support the team with road safety inspections, road maintenance estimating and design (including footpath, carriageway and drainage works), while helping with the financial and performance monitoring and reporting.

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Social care - accommodation

You will help support older people with varying needs, including physical disabilities and dementia.

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Systems Support

Working within the HR Systems Administration team you will process requests and help maintain and update the main HR and Payroll systems.

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Youthwork (two posts)

You will work as part of the Communities Team supporting activities including engaging with young people and online/digital activity.

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Youthwork (one post)

Working as part of the 16+ team, you will advise and support to young people aged 15-20 who are not in employment, education or training. You will develop and deliver programmes to support young people to develop the skills they need.

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HR Admin

You will work with the HR team on some processing and administrative work, while supporting the development of the intranet site (internal website for staff) and other channels to engage employees and managers.

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Business Support

You will support several services within the council by providing general clerical/administrative duties.

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Community mental health team

Working in the Community Mental Health administration team you will support employees with general processing and administration work.

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You will create content for the council’s social media channels such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Working with the team you will respond to requests from other departments for support and help with video editing, filming and design work.

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Digital Communications

Assist with communications across digital channels within the service, supporting events and updating and monitoring social media channels.

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You will undertake clerical tasks, providing information, advice and guidance to colleagues and processing changes to employee contracts.

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Business Support: Children, Families and Justice

You will support social workers and family support services, who cover the Forfar and Kirriemuir area.

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Housing Assets (two posts)

Working with the team, you will help construction projects, gain an insight into Architectural Technology, Quantity Surveying and Building Surveying.

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My Job Scotland Career Hub

You can find out more about the work of councils in Scotland, career options available, tips on completing an application form, plus much more on the career hub section of My Job Scotland.

You can also find out more about the different jobs and departments within the council from some of our staff, who speak about their career journey and their job on the Developing the Young Workforce Dundee and Angus website.

You can also meet our current modern apprentices on this YouTube playlist

Guaranteed Job Interview Scheme

We offer a guaranteed job interview to the following people who meet the essential criteria on application for a job:

  • people with disabilities
  • young people with recognised caring responsibilities
  • care experienced young people including care leavers (up to the age of 26)
  • Angus Council employees with caring responsibilities (as set out below)
  • Angus Council Modern Apprentices
  • young people who have successfully completed Angus Works or Mini Angus Works placement within the council in the current or last academic year

Please refer to Guaranteed Job Interview Scheme for further information.