Gaelic Development Officer, 2 High Street, Perth - PKC11657

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Job Description Gaelic Development Officer - PKC11657 £38,310 - £42,083 2 High Street, Perth Perth and Kinross Council are recruiting for a Gaelic Development Officer to take forward the local and national priorities set out ...

Job Description

Gaelic Development Officer - PKC11657
£38,310 - £42,083
2 High Street, Perth

Perth and Kinross Council are recruiting for a Gaelic Development Officer to take forward the local and national priorities set out in its Gaelic Language Plan 2024-29.  

The Plan has recently received Council and Scottish Ministers' approval and a dynamic and creative Gaelic speaker is sought to ensure effective implementation and monitoring of the Plan.  

The post is based at 2 High Street, Perth with a hybrid approach to working and there will be a requirement to engage with stakeholders across the communities of Perth and Kinross.  

The area has a long standing tradition of linguistic and cultural connections with Gaelic.

There are a wide range of professional learning opportunities that come with the post.

A Diploma/Degree in a relevant discipline is required and the successful candidate is required to have a good level of spoken and written Gaelic.

The Individual

We are looking for a Gaelic speaker who has experience of engagements with community groups, schools, culture and heritage groups and national Gaelic groups.  

We are seeking an excellent communicator who understands the Gaelic landscape and who can work with a range of internal and external partners.  

Applications are sought from candidates who hold the values of compassion, integrity and social justice and who are ambitious for themselves and others.

If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Donald MacLeod, Quality Improvement Officer on 01738 476221 or at DonaldMacLeod@pkc.gov.uk

When completing your application for this post, please ensure that you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees.  One should be your current or most recent employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE.  Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross.  If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, any offer of employment will be subject to the successful completion of mandatory checks including eligibility to work in the UK, Disclosure Scotland or PVG, qualifications, references, and fitness to undertake the post.  This may also include an Overseas Criminal Records Check if you have spent time living overseas.

A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance.  You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender. 

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists.  Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

At PKC our values and behaviours influence our work and support us in the delivery of the Perth and Kinross Offer.  In your application, and should you be invited to interview, you will be asked to describe situations that support the criteria required in the role and which also demonstrate our values and behaviours.  Find out more about PKC and you could soon be joining our team!

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What we can do for you

If you are successful in a role with Perth & Kinross Council, you will have access to a range of benefits to help your physical, mental and financial wellbeing.   

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