A LEADING telecoms firm is giving jobseekers the chance to reach a new high as it launches a major recruitment drive.

More than 220 trainee engineers are being hired across Scotland by Openreach, with a number of roles available for local residents.

The new trainees will join the UK’s largest team of telecoms experts working to expand, upgrade, maintain and install services over Openreach’s national broadband network.

Anyone who would like to apply should visit www.openreach.co.uk/careers.