Now You Can Net Your Dream Job; Scotcareers Website Joins with Councils to Promote Their Vacancies

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HAVE you got an appetite to put your culinary skills to good use by working as a catering manager?

Maybe you want a career in teaching, social care or in the fire and rescue service.

Or perhaps you even harbour an ambition to work in a busy port dealing with all kinds of boats, including ferries.

Well, now you need look no further than our jobs website -

That's because we are linking up with councils across Scotland to promote up to 1000 local authority jobs.

Starting on Monday, you will be able to log on to the scotcareers website and access the details of all the jobs featured on the myjobscotland internet pages.

As you'll quickly see, it's not all about admin and clerical work - although there are plenty of those posts if an office job is what you're after.

And you'll find vacancies local to wherever you live - or want to live - in Scotland.

That's because the councils and other public services involved, such as fire and rescue, cover virtually the whole country - from Shetland to Wigtownshire, from Aberdeenshire to the Outer Hebrides.

The myjobscotland service is believed to be a UK and international first in terms of scope and scale.

The new national shared recruitment scheme for Scotland's councils and other public sector bodies is expected to carry more than 30,000 vacancies a year when fully operational, and process about 250,000 applications annually. …