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Corporate Services Assistant

Salary: £25,639 - £27,267 (salary will increase as pay negotiations for 23/24 are on-going)
Location: Inverness (hybrid working available). Regular attendance in our Inverness office is required for this role (approx 4 times per month) and successful applicants must be based in Scotland.
Hours: 35 per week (with flexible working available)
Contract: Permanent

Reporting to the Finance and Business System Lead, you will play a key role in supporting the smooth-running of the organisation and helping us meet our statutory duties. You will work closely with our other departments to support the delivery of our finance and governance functions to help guide effective business planning. The ideal candidate will have experience in business administration and project management. You will also provide a range of general administrative support tasks including finance administration.

Closing date for applications is 5pm on 4th December 2023.
Interviews will be held in Inverness on  15th December 2023

Please note that CVs will not be accepted as a form of application. All potential employees are required to provide evidence of entitlement to work in the UK.

Corporate Services Assistant

Work for us

Benefits of working for the Scottish Land Commission
The Scottish Land Commission values its staff and recognises the benefits of supporting staff in their wellbeing and creating a good work-life balance. We are a Scottish Living Wage accredited employer that offers a generous leave allowance of 25 days annual leave per year (increasing to 30 after four years of service) and 11.5 days public holidays. Alongside this we operate flexible working for staff and offer many benefits such as:

•    Generous paid maternity, paternity, adoption, and shared parental leave allowances
•    Fully funded professional accreditation fees needed for your role, where applicable 
•    Personal and professional development opportunities
•    Access to a free and confidential Employee Assistance Programme available 24/7 
•    A Cycle to Work Scheme
•    A competitive contributory pension scheme with significant employers’ contribution to your pension.
•    Flexible working and flexi-time arrangements for all staff
•    Salary annual increase in line with the Scottish Government pay policy.

Fair Working Practices Statement
The Scottish Land Commission is committed to advancing the Fair Work First criteria and fair working practices, specifically: 

• Appropriate channels for effective voice, such as the staff engagement forum and support staff to join a trade union 
• Investment in workforce development through offering opportunities such as modern apprenticeships and maintaining a healthy staff training and development budget 
• No zero hours contracts 
• Action to tackle the gender pay gap and create a more diverse and inclusive workplace 
• Payment of the real Living Wage to all employees 
• Implemented policies and procedures to offer flexible and family friendly working for all workers from day one of employment; and 
• Oppose the use of fire and rehire practice.