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Lead Administrator (Maternity cover)

  • Part time
  • £21,769 pro-rata
  • Aberlour Futures, Aberdeen
  • Closing 7th December 2020

  • Advertised from 20th November 2020
  • 30 hours per week worked flexibly


We are an SQA Accredited Centre delivering Scottish Vocational Qualifications to the Early Learning and Childcare workforce in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire. We deliver a range of qualifications including SVQs in Social Services (Children & Young People) SCQF 6, 7, 9, Modern Apprenticeships and Foundation Apprenticeships. The Centre is described as “Excellent and Sector Leading” by HM Inspectors of Education (Modern Apprenticeships).

We require a senior administrator to support the work of our very busy SQA accredited centre programmes, and the staff team. A key part of your role is to manage the day to day running of administrative systems for the SVQ training centre including all SQA and SSSC/MA online registrations and the administration of database information.

You should have excellent financial administration abilities, be confident and competent in the use of Excel Spreadsheets and Access databases, understanding the need for data protection in all aspects of the service operations.

Excellent communication and organisational skills are essential; you should have

a relevant qualification at SCQF level 8 (for example HND Business/Administration) or equivalent experience acquired by other means.

The post is offered as 30 hours per week and can be worked flexibly across Monday to Friday within an office and/or home environment while meeting the needs of the service. It is expected that the postholder will benefit from some work within the office environment to allow face to face contact and support. This is a maternity cover post expected to last until June 2022

Informal enquiries can be made in the first instance to Mary Crear, Service Manager, on 07815835533.

Application notes

Applications to be returned by: noon on Monday 7th December 2020.

Interviews are scheduled to be held on Monday 21st December 2020

Please go to our website where you can apply on-line. If you have any queries please e-mail: Applications are welcome from minority groups.

Aberlour is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our service users and uses a thorough and rigorous recruitment and selection process including PVG Scheme checks to ensure this commitment is not compromised.

A Scottish Guarantee Co No: SC312912 Scottish Charity No. SC007991