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Another Amazing New Job Opportunity!

We are looking for someone to join the Green Hive Dream Team!

Green Hive has secured Highland Council HERO funding and we are now looking for an eligible and suitable candidate for the role of Enterprise Assistant - working directly with Andy our Enterprise and Projects Officer.

You can find the role description and eligibility criteria below, as well as a link to our application form.

Please note that the deadline for applications is 12pm on the 24th June 2022.

Find out more about the current Green Hive staff team on our Key People and Partners page.


About the Role

JOB DESCRIPTION: Enterprise Assistant

Hours: 25 per week

Purpose of role:

To support the work of the Enterprise and Project Officers in supervising the workshop; in the management of equipment; the safety of volunteers; in volunteers’ development and learning; and in the creation of products.


You will be supported with training opportunities and our aim will be to help you to gain new skills and experiences that will enable you to be a confident employee in this or future roles.

Main responsibilities:

  • Support the Enterprise and Project Officers in the development of new products and services

  • Ensure the workshop, building, equipment and volunteers are safe, and that risks are suitably managed

  • Assist volunteers in learning to operate workshop equipment and support them in developing their skills and confidence, including those with barriers to participation

  • Work with the Volunteering and Events Assistant and Officer where necessary

  • Working with other members of staff, raise Green Hive’s positive profile in the community

  • Contribute to the development of Green Hive as a team, including our strategy, and in support of the Seaman’s Hall transition


Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to apply individuals must fit the Highland Council HERO criteria as follows:

  • I am unemployed /not working (or about to complete a work experience placement such as Kickstart or Community Jobs Scotland)

  • I have not left another job voluntarily to take up this job

  • I am aged between 16-67 years

  • I have the right to live and work in the UK

  • I have my permanent residence within the Highland Council area

  • I agree that the Highland Council or its contractor will by prior arrangement with me and at a time that suits my employer, will be able to meet with me at my place of work for a maximum of 4 times per year for the purpose of discussing my progress in the job and identifying if I need any additional support to progress my employment opportunities.

More information about the Highland Council HERO programme can be found here.


Application and next steps

If you are interested in applying and meet all the above criteria, please click the below "Apply" button and complete the application form.

We don't require your CV at this stage, however, if you would like to submit a CV alongside your application please email your attachment to

If you are successful, we will be in touch to invite you to an interview. All interviews will be held on the 12th July 2022, please leave this date free if you apply.

If you have any questions about the role or application process please contact us by email

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Thanks for reading and good luck with your application!

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