Personal Development Advisor

Inverness, Highland
£23,932 - £27,470 per annum
17 Sep 2021
26 Sep 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

We are one of the largest partners of the University of the Highlands and Islands, a partnership of 13 colleges and research institutions comprising Scotland’s newest university.

As the UK’s leading tertiary education provider, we deliver both further education and higher education courses and that makes us different from traditional institutions. Through an innovative approach to learning and some of the best online learning technologies, we offer our students the complete learner journey, where they have choice and flexibility to study from access level right through to PhD.

Inverness College UHI is at the heart of the community. Working closely with businesses and stakeholders, our curriculum and research capacity is designed to meet the ever-evolving needs of industry and support the strengths and ambitions of the region. Through a personalised approach, we help our students discover their right path, providing them with a combination of qualification and job-ready skills to succeed in the workplace. Inverness College UHI has locations at Inverness Campus and also the Scottish School of Forestry (Balloch), a growing hub for research, innovation and enterprise set within a 215 acre site.

Inverness College UHI is fast becoming one of Scotland’s top performing colleges with student outcomes being among the best nationally. We are recruiting a Personal Development Advisor to support students throughout their learning journeys from pre-entry to positive destinations.

This is an exciting opportunity to have a real impact on the lives of our learners and to make a real difference. We are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated, inspirational individual who will bring empathy and understanding to the variety of challenges individuals may face during their studies.

The successful candidate will need to motivate, encourage and bring energy to the delivery of our support service and will have an aptitude for building positive relationships with a wide range of individuals.  

 The post holder will be subject to a PVG Disclosure Scotland membership before commencing employment.

Application closing date: Sunday 26th September

Interviews will be held online on Monday 4th October

For informal queries regarding this post, please contact Inverness College UHI Recruitment team on or 01463 273210

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.