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Scotland: National Rural Network - Rural Job Vacancies
« on: February 22, 2014, 03:53:41 pm »
In this article you can find information on two current vacancies in rural Scotland, or relating to rural development.
 Knoydart Foundation Bunkhouse - Warden
  • Salary £15,600 pro rata (£11,334) per annum
  • 24 net working hourrs per week average - more in summer, less in winter
Knoydart Foundation Bunkhouse are looking for a Warden to manage the day-to-day operation of the 25-bed rural bunkhouse
Please contact for further details and application form. You can find out more about the bunkhouse on the Knoydart Foundation website.
Closing date: 28th February 2014
 Green Routes - Horticulture Tutor
  • Salary - £24,000 - £27,000 dependent on qualifications and experience
Green Routes is a social enterprise and charity based in the walled garden at Gartmore House in Gartmore, West Stirlingshire. Our objective is to provide high quality training and work experience in horticulture to young adults with Additional Support Needs.
Thanks to the support of the Henry Smith Charity, Green Routes is now looking to employ a full time Horticulture Tutor to develop and deliver training in horticulture to SVQ levels 1&2.
Significant previous experience in teaching students with Additional Support Needs in horticulture, coupled with the ability to work successfully and flexibly alongside a wide range of other staff and volunteers, is essential.
You can get full details, and links to the application pack, on the Green Routes website.
If you need any further information or details, please contact Gillian Forster, our Development Manager, at or on 01877 387231
Closing date: 28th February 2014
Green Routes are also looking for Sessional Horticulture Tutors to assist in delivering horticultural training to students with additional support needs. You can get more information on the Green Routes website.
 Trellis and The Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens - Freelance Fieldworkers Trellis and The Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens are looking to recruit a number of freelance fieldworkers to support community and therapeutic gardening projects across Scotland. Fieldworkers will be recruited on a freelance basis (circa 8-10 days’ work per year at the daily rate of £140 plus travel expenses).
If you have direct experience of working in this field and are motivated to share your skills and experience with others we’d like to hear from you. Priority will be given to applicants that are actively involved with groups from the FCFCG or Trellis networks.
For more information about this role, and an expression of interest form please contact
Closing date: 3rd March 2014
 ScotGrad - various graduate placements ScotGrad are currently advertising a number of paid graduate placements across rural Scotland. These include:
  • Marketing and Office Admin Placement - Galloway Activity Centre
  • Sales and Social Media Graduate - The Castle and Gardens of Mey Ltd
  • Graduate Business Development Manager - Morvern Community Trading Company
  • E-commerce and Social Media Graduate - Isle of Skye Brewing Company
You can find out more about these posts, and others, on the ScotGrad website. Third sector vacancies On the Goodmoves website you can find details of many vacancies in the third sector including a Chief Executive Officer for the Community Resources Network Scotland, a National Operations Manager for The Food Train and a Locality Manager for the Highlands for the Royal Voluntary Service.
 Forestry Commission Scotland vacancies Forestry Commission Scotland are currently recruiting for a number of posts inlcuding a Mobile Mechanic at Cairnbaan, an Assistant Area Land Agent in West Calder and Forest Management Works Site Supervisor in Selkirk. You can get more information on the Forestry Commission Scotland website.


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