Rural jobs round-up

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Lisa Paton

Check out our round-up of some of the latest rural vacancies - will you find your dream job?


South of Scotland Enterprise - Senior Economist

Exciting opportunity to help shape SOSE’s approach to the well-being economy in the South of Scotland, leading on economic and research activity – strengthening our evidence base, implementing our performance measurement framework, providing expertise in project appraisal and commission and evaluation activity – as well as the opportunity to support the ambitions of our Economics Committee.

Closing date: 17 October. For full details and to apply, visit SoSE's website.


North Argyll Carers Centre – Young Carer Support Worker (20hrs/wk)

North Argyll Carers Centre is a value-based charity, affiliated to the Carers Trust, which supports those who look after a family member or friend due to illness, disability, frailty or addiction on an unpaid basis. This is an exciting opportunity to join the team and make a real difference to the lives of unpaid young carers across the Oban, Lorn and Isles area.

Closing date: 24 October. For full details and to apply, click here


Scotland’s Census 2022 – Area Managers & Team Leaders (temp, PT positions across Scotland)

The census is the official count of every person and household in Scotland and is next taking place on 20 March 2022. It helps build a picture of the population, which government and other service providers rely on to make important decisions in your local area. If you are passionate about your local area and want to make a difference to your community then this is your (once in 10 years!) chance to get involved.

For full details and to apply, visit Scotland's Census website.


The Highland Council – Parking Enforcement Officers, various posts to cover Ullapool, Mallaig and Inverness

If you enjoy working with people outdoors, making a difference in local communities and would like to help improve the Highland visitor experience, why not apply to one of these posts? No previous experience required as full training and accreditation will be provided.

For full details and to apply, visit MyJobScotland


Fife Coast and Countryside Trust - Outdoor Education Manager 

This role offers an opportunity for an able educator with a strong belief in the value of outdoor learning to really make a difference. Working with key stakeholders including schools and other educational establishments, you will be able to shape and influence outdoor learning policy and deliver meaningful and rewarding experiences to people of all ages.

Closing date 29th October 2021. For full details and to apply, visit the Fife Coast and Countryside Trust website


Trees for Life - Head of Finance and Resources

The postholder will be accountable for highly effective and best practice financial controls, reporting, processes and systems to support all areas of Trees for Life as the organisation grows.

The role will be based in the Findhorn office with employees offered a hybrid approach to working.

Closing Date: 1st November. For full details and to apply, click here.