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Trainee Executive Scheme

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Hours:Full Time

Full Description

Service Area

Development Schemes

Grade: AA1 - 20,618 - 26,236 per annum

[[cust_empFraction]]- 3 Year Contract

The States of Guernsey is the Islands largest employer, with over 5,500 staff employed across a huge variety of Service Areas.

The Trainee Executive Scheme recruits individuals with ambition, enthusiasm and desire for a challenge. The Scheme consists of a series of placements in different Service Areas across the organisation, each lasting between six and 12 months. By the end of the three-year Scheme, Officers will have gained a breadth of knowledge of the workings of the States of Guernsey, and the majority of our Trainees progress rapidly as they forge careers for themselves within the organisation.

Talent & Performance manage all States of Guernsey Development Schemes, and as such, Officers have a close relationship with the Talent & Performance team. On a day to day basis, Officers will report to a Line Manager within their designated Service Area, and will regularly communicate with people both internally and externally to the States. They will also regularly meet with other members of the Development Schemes.

Please click on the link below to view a full job description for this role.

Job Description

Contact: Kate Lawlor, HR Advisor - Talent, tel. 01481 717197, internal (677) 2197 or email Kate.Lawlor@gov.gg

We strongly advise that applicants speak to the contact named above before applying for this post.

Closing Date: 09 April 2019

Candidates should upload supporting information to demonstrate how they meet the key criteria for the role. This should be in addition to any CV or cover letter supplied and should have clear examples of how each is met. The key criteria can be found within the job description which is available by clicking the job description link above. The information provided by candidates will be used by the shortlisting panel when selecting candidates for interview.

Note - Internal applicants are required to inform their Line Manager before applying for any States of Guernsey positions. Internal referencesmay be taken up prior to interview.

Appointment to this role will be subject to the following pre-employment checks which will be completed following an offer of employment:

  • Satisfactory references which must include one from the candidate's current line manager
  • Satisfactory, Basic Police Check, which can be obtained, at the candidates own expense, from the Guernsey Vetting Bureau, New Jetty, White Rock, St Peter Port, after an offer of appointment has been made. Convictions likely to be considered relevant to this post include crimes involving, but not limited to, theft violence, dishonesty, fraud, vulnerable individuals and children
  • Confirmation of required qualifications / registrations
  • Possession of a valid Right to Work document

Should the successful applicant not meet the requirements sufficiently he/she may be appointed at a lower grade than stated. The successful applicant would then have the opportunity to progress to the grade advertised once the necessary skills and knowledge have been developed and the postholder has demonstrated the ability to undertake the duties at the higher level.

For more information please visit https://gov.gg/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=116896.

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