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Negotiable in Argyll and Bute, PA31 8RT
£30,020 - £32,629 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
30 hours per week
Work From Home:

Service: Customer Support Services

Closing Date: Thursday 28th September 2023

The post is part time; 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday. The base for the post is negotiable within Argyll and Bute. Remote / hybrid options will be considered for this post and we will do our best to find the right fit for the successful applicant, although some presence in the office (and wider Argyll and Bute area, from time to time) may be required.

Benefits include generous holiday and sick pay entitlement, access to retail and high-street discounts, access to flexible working (Flexi time), Employee Assistance Programme, Group life assurance, unlimited access to the Council’s eLearning platform to support your personal development, as well as access to the local government pension scheme.

Argyll and Bute Council is seeking an OD Project Assistant to lead the Council's internal Training Centre activities. As such, in addition to the qualities specified on the JDPS attached, the successful candidate will also require to have knowledge of SDS and SQA procedures and preferably experience of running contracts in accordance with these.

The ideal candidate will possess an HNC / equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline or appropriate experience.

Argyll and Bute Council is Scotland’s second largest local authority by area. The Council serves 23 inhabited islands and is home to some of the most breath-taking scenery Scotland has to offer. Our unique demographics mean that every day, our teams are finding creative ways to overcome the challenges associated with delivering services to widely dispersed communities in remote and rural locations.

This post is classed as remote which means that the post holder can do the majority of their activities from any location. The successful candidate will be allocated an administrative base within Argyll and Bute and will have the option of working from the office and / or remotely in line with their personal preference.

Applicants should note that:-

  • Happy to talk about flexible working arrangements.
  • The salary shown is the full time equivalent salary, the actual salary will be paid pro rata for the hours worked.
  • This is a temporary post which may be filled on a secondment basis by an employee wishing to gain experience/career development and will be at the discretion of the employee’s director.
  • Pay Award Pending

To apply for this vacancy, please click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

If you would like clarification on any information contained within the vacancy advert and/or the job description you will require to speak with the recruiting manager, who is:

Please note that you cannot apply for this vacancy by contacting the recruiting manager, applications must be made by clicking on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

Please also note that we do not accept CVs, only applications completed and submitted via the Apply Now button on this page.

We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about our commitment to this please visit Equality & Diversity Policy 

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