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UHI Shetland, ZE1 0PX
£29,786.14 - £31,060.38 per year plus distant islands allowance
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
21 hours per week
Work From Home:

Applications are invited for a part-time 21 hours per week Vocational Training Coordinator to join our Vocational Training team and help contribute to the success of our Modern Apprentice training programmes. UHI Shetland covers a broad range of disciplines and sectors. throughout Shetland and many employers actively use apprenticeships as a suitable pathway into employment.

You will work as part of a team to instigate, co-ordinate and monitor to completion our MA programmes. You will help promote the opportunities available to students, their families, and education settings. You must be self-disciplined and able to work to strict deadlines. Some of our apprentices may face barriers, have additional needs or require directed support so you will be committed to providing an effective and sensitive customer experience to both our students and other stakeholders. You will work with disadvantaged groups and look to promote equality of opportunity so that people from all backgrounds may consider an apprenticeship as a route into employment and education.

Full details available in the job description and person specification attached. This position requires a successful PVG (Children) application and confirmation of eligibility to work in the UK.

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 an application.

Please download and complete the application form attached and return to