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UHI Shetland, ZE1 0PX
£29,786.14 - £31,060.38 per year plus distant islands allowance
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

UHI Shetland has a vacancy for a full-time Engineering SVQ Assessor within the Technology, Engineering, Maritime and Built Environment Section. This role will require the successful candidate to plan, carry out and record on-site assessments of Engineering Modern Apprentices throughout Shetland.

Applicants must be educated to SVQ 3 or equivalent level in a relevant area, and hold an A1 Assessor Award, or be willing to work towards this. Considerable experience of working in a variety of workplace settings and an in-depth knowledge of good practice in an appropriate setting is required. Knowledge of the content, structure and assessment of SVQs in the relevant curriculum area is essential.

You should be able to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Shetland to meet the operational requirements of the Section.

More information is provided within the Job Description and Person Specification attached.

This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children and confirmation of eligibility to work in the UK.

Interviews are expected to take place week beginning 19 June 2023

UHI Shetland

UHI Shetland is part of the University of the Highlands and Islands, Scotland's newest university. Founded 20 years ago, we offer well-equipped, modern facilities and provide applied research, consultancies and knowledge exchange projects together with high-quality accredited and bespoke training.

UHI Shetland mirrors National terms and conditions, offering a generous 45 days per year Annual Leave allowance, and a standard 35 hours per week for full time staff pro rata for part time staff.

Distant Islands Allowance is currently set at £2,541 pro rata which would be in addition to any salary payment.

UHI Shetland is an equal opportunities employer operating a blind recruitment process and will not accept CVs as application.

Please download and complete the application form attached and return to