UHI North, West and Hebrides is one of ten academic partners and research centres that make up UHI. This unique partnership allows us to deliver further and higher education programmes at our 19 campuses and centres across the North and West Highlands, Skye and the Outer Hebrides. To support our work, we are recruiting for the following role:

To support our work we are recruiting to the following role:

SVQ Assessor - Social Services & Healthcare

Reference no.NWH SVQ SS
Salary range £26,054 plus Islands Allowance per annum (pro-rata)
DurationCasual Contract
Working hoursVariable hours
Closing Date26th July 2024, 12 noon

About us: On the 1st August 2023, UHI West Highland, UHI North Highland, and UHI Outer Hebrides merged to create UHI North, West and Hebrides, a partner of the University of the Highlands and Islands.  With over 600 staff, 19 campuses, and circa 9000 students, we cover an area larger than Wales and encompass more than 40% of Scotland’s coastline. As Scotland’s newest college, we are at the forefront of pioneering distinctive and sustainable learning, research, and knowledge exchange for our country’s rural and island communities, with national and international reach.

Position: We are seeking an SVQ Assessor, to be based at our Stornoway campus.

Responsibilities: The post holders will be responsible for achieving the recruitment, retention and outcome targets of candidates on work-based SVQ programmes, liaising with candidates, employers and various College staff/departments to ensure an excellent candidate experience and compliance with health and safety standards, and supporting programme evaluation, enhancement and continuing personal development.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills: The suitable candidates will hold a relevant qualification in the subject area - at minimum SVQ Level 3 but ideally at Level 4 (SCQF Level 8) or have comparable knowledge and experience in the relevant industry and will ideally hold a valid workplace assessing or verifying qualification, although training can be given. 

A level of Gaelic ability would be advantageous to your application.

If you have any queries about the application process please contact recruitment.nwh@uhi.ac.uk.