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Apprentice Accounting Technician

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Apprentice Accounting Technician

Peter Wray Accountancy Services are a family run, small but busy accountancy firm based in Ackworth.  They provide a full range of accountancy services including accounts preparation, book-keeping, preparation of VAT returns, weekly & monthly payroll, CIS return preparation, client invoicing and management accounts to a varied portfolio of clients.  They currently employ 6 other people

Candidate Details

  • GCSE Mathematics & English grades A/B as a minimum
  • Strong communication skills
  • Attention to detail is essential
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Team player
  • Good organisational skills

Vacancy Details

  • Full time position (35 hours per week)
  • Minimum wage
  • Paid leave to attend college in Leeds on a day release basis to study for the AAT qualification
  • Flexitime system
  • Friendly working environment
  • Free parking

To apply please send a short cover letter and CV  to Emma Sonia at




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Lyon Davidson Legal Apprentice

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Lyon Davidson

Legal Apprenticeship in Leeds

The successful applicant will complete a Paralegal Trailblazer Apprenticeship over a two year period. They will be based in Lyon Davidson’s Leeds office, working within the Recoveries department, which provides legal advice on the prospects of motor recoveries claims.

Starting salary £14,000 Start date 4 September. Closing date for applications 16 April

Please see for full details of the vacancy and how to apply.

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Medical Engineering Apprentice

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Leeds Teaching Hospital are recruiting for a Medical Engineering Apprentice to start work in August 2017. The successful applicant will work for the Medical Physics and Engineering Department at the Leeds Cancer Centre. Minimum qualifications 5 A-C grades at GCSE including Maths, English and Science. Starting salary £15,251.
Further details

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Wakefield District Housing Apprenticeships

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Wakefield District Housing have just opened their apprenticeship recruitment campaign for 2017. They are recruiting apprentices in trades such as Joiner, Gas Engineer, Plumber and Electrician. On their website they provide information and videos about current and past apprentices. Some of these are ex New College students. Closing date for applications 3 April 2017.

Please follow link to

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Wakefield Met District Council Apprenticeships

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Wakefield Met District Council have released details of their 2017 Apprenticeship recruitment campaign. They have a range of apprenticeships available including:

Trainee Accountant



Youth Justice

Health and Safety


Human Resources


Road Worker

Waste Recycling

Entry requirements vary depending on apprenticeship. Please see for further details

Closing date 2 April

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Gordons Solicitors Legal Apprenticeship

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Gordons Solicitors in Leeds and Bradford are looking to recruit Trainee Legal Executives to start next September. Minimum qualifications 3 Bs or above at A level. In recent years Gordons have recruited NEW College students. Please see article in Yorkshire Evening post.

Annual Starting Salary £11,000

Gordons are particularly interested in meeting candidates who are from widening participation backgrounds.

Please see below for further details.

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Apprentice Health Care Support workers with NHS (South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Trust)

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Apprentice Health Care Support workers with NHS (South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Trust)

Starting Salary Approximately £16,000

You have to be over 18 to apply.

Full details

All shortlisted candidates will be invited to an assessment centre/ selection session which you must be able to attend. The day will include a series of skills tests, group activities and an interview, scheduled to take place on: Saturday 8th April 2017 at Fieldhead Hospital, Wakefield.


If you are successful, the start date will be late May 2017.

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