Development Officer (Highlands and Islands)

  • Full time
  • £42,430
  • Inverness
  • Closing 7th July 2020

  • Advertised from 17th June 2020
  • Salary under review. 34 hours.


The STUC is seeking to recruit a Development Officer for Scottish Union Learning in the Highlands and Islands. This post is fixed-term to 31 March 2021 with a possible one-year extension on confirmation of funding. The SUL H&I office is based in Inverness; however, remote working will be considered. Secondments will also be considered.

The Development Officer (H&I) will develop and manage strong and relevant networks of trade unions, partners and learning providers to support trade union-led learning in the Highlands and Islands. This post will be line-managed by the Director of Scottish Union Learning.

Candidates will have a commitment to trade union values and have knowledge of the work unions do in relation to learning and skills. Candidates should also have a good knowledge of Scotland’s learning environment and an enthusiastic belief in learning as a key to prosperity for employees and the economy.

Application notes

Recruitment packs may be downloaded from below or from the STUC website or the Scottish Union Learning website or by email request to: Ann Garscadden, Operations Manager -

Closing date for receipt of applications is 7 July 2020

Interviews are likely to take place week beginning 20 July 2020

The STUC welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people and aims to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland.