Personal Development Advisor (Maternity Cover)

Inverness, Highland
£23,932 – £27,470 per annum, pro rata 1 FTE
29 Apr 2022
17 May 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Fixed Term contract until 2023 (Maternity Cover) 

Working Hours: 28 hours per week (0.8 FTE) Tuesday - Friday

We are one of the largest partners of the University of the Highlands and Islands, a partnership of 13 learning 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.

UHI Inverness 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 qualifications and job-ready skills to succeed in the workplace. UHI Inverness 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.

UHI Inverness is fast becoming one of Scotland’s top performing institutions with student outcomes being among the best nationally. Our student support teams have achieved a number of awards and were recognised by Education Scotland for their outstanding practice (2022). We are recruiting a Personal Development Advisor to support students throughout their learning journey from pre-entry to a positive destination.

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: Midnight 17th May 2022

Interviews will be held online on 26th May 2022

For informal queries relating to this post, please contact UHI Inverness 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.