A public petition calling for University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) management to rethink savage staffing cuts had been backed by over 1000 people within days of being launched.
‘As Scotland’s social work, social care and children and young people workforce continues to grow it’s a good time to recognise the valuable contribution they make helping people live the lives they want but also their contribution to the economy .’ SSSC Acting Chief Executive, Maree Allison
The most recent UK Maritime and Shipping statistics show a drop in seafarers active at sea from 24,240 to 22,510 for the UK Shipping Industry.
Economic inactivity refers to people of working age (16 – 64) who are not in employment, who have not been seeking work within the last 4 weeks and/or are unable to start work within the next 2 weeks.
91.0% of Sector Leavers found positive destinations, an increase from last session’s 84.4% and a record high
HM Coastguard are looking to recruit a Senior Coastal Operations Officer Based in Kirkwall.
In the 3 Islands Authorities: Orkney, Shetland and Na h-Eileanan Siar social care is mainly provided by the council
This free event will be held in the Arena of the Pickaquoy Centre on Thursday 15 September 2022, from 9.30am-6pm, and will be open to school pupils, parents and guardians, teachers and the general public.
The Young Person’s Guarantee Marketplace takes place at the Albert Hotel, 11am-1pm on Friday 5 November, with employers welcome to drop past at a time that suits them
Labour candidate in the Highlands and Islands Regional List, Rhoda Grant, has called for the BBC to decentralise jobs to the region.