UHI 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:

Work-based Learning Hub Administrator (0.5 FTE)

Salary range £19,681-£20,892 per annum (pro rata)
DurationUntil 31 January 2023
Working hours17.5 hours per week
Closing Date6 July 2022

Work-based Learning Hub

The Work-based Learning Hub supports and facilitates growth in work-based learning by working in partnership with schools, colleges, employers and other agencies. This includes the management of funding streams and contracts with Skills Development Scotland for the development and delivery of apprenticeship programmes at a regional level, including the new Foundation Apprenticeship, delivered in the senior phase of school, Modern and Graduate Level Apprenticeships, delivering work-based qualifications up to degree level in partnership with employers.

Work-based Learning is all about incorporating real work experience and current industry practice alongside academic knowledge and gaining new skills. It is responding to what employers have told us is essential in our education system - to ensure learners can apply new knowledge and skills in a real work environment, better understand the expectations of the work place, and gain valuable work experience to enhance their employability.

Interviews will be held In person at Ness Walk, Inverness on Wednesday 13 July 2022.

If you have any queries about the application process please contact the HR Office at HR@uhi.ac.uk.