The University of the Highlands and Islands is the United Kingdom’s leading integrated university encompassing both further and higher education. Based in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, our distinctive partnership of 12 independent colleges and research institutions is locally based and rooted in communities, but with national and international reach, as part of a regional university structure.

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

Project Officer - Centre for Health and Social Care (0.35 FTE)

Salary range £24,943 - £30,681 pro rata
Duration7 months
Working hoursPart-time (0.35 FTE)
Closing DateFriday 28 January 2022

Applications are invited for a new post of Project Officer to join the expanding School of Health, Social Care and Life Sciences. Working with the Chairs of the Executive and Steering Groups, and development manager, of the Scottish Rural Health Partnership, the Project Officer will work to help develop and support the evolving Centre for Rural Health and Social Care (CRHSC) and integration of the Scottish Rural Health Partnership and its allied partners. Also, to establish the Centre as a forum where all interested in research, education and knowledge exchange relating to remote, rural and island health and social care can communicate effectively through a shared platform and across related bodies.

Interviews will be held week beginning Monday 14 February 2022.

If you have any queries about the application process please contact the Personnel Office at or on 01463 279239.