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Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Council Offices, Sandwick Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2BW
£28,055 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

Job Description

With the support offered through the European Social Fund, the Training Officer will have responsibility for the organisation, administration and delivery of Scottish Qualifications for whom the Comhairle are approved to deliver.  This post will support participants with multiple barriers to meet the accreditation requirements of a registered service.  The Training Officer will manage the accreditation and quality assurance of all Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) awards delivered within the Approved Centre and co-ordinate, support, develop, implement and monitor all training, learning, assessment and verification in relation to these awards.



You will be educated to SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care with at least two years’ experience working in Human Resources, Training or Youth Work.  It is essential that you have good organisational skills, the ability to work on own initiative, excellent communication skills and the ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.  The postholder will have knowledge of all aspects of the delivery of training programmes and good working knowledge of educational structures and evidence/theory requirements of accredited training programmes.

Appointment to the post is fixed term basis of one year.

Salary for the above post is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance.