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North Highland - DYW - Scotland


Positive Steps to Careers Success - Live Webinars 

Skills Development Scotland are running six webinar sessions on Positive Steps to Careers Success to identify and pursue your career passions. Attend all 6 sessions and you will have everything you need to manage your career and job search effectively!

Register here: careers.myworldofwork.co.uk webinars

Job Opportunities content

Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Please see below links for job opportunity's.

Stagecoach- Trainee Bus Drivers

Stagecoach are actively trying to recruit trainee bus drivers. Stagecaoch are offering full paid training to become a bus driver and offer the right amount of flexibility for someone studying at University and work around their already busy lives. Be it part time, evening weekends, more hours in/out of season depending on the individual students needs.

One of the bonuses we are also able to offer is that this qualification is an actual trade and the student will be able to take this with them wherever they move on to and in most cases, there will be a Stagecoach depot near them if they wish to continue to work for us. 

Global Infrastructure Scotland

General Operatives:

Are you looking for an opportunity… Come and join our Team
Competitive Rates of Pay, Learn while you Earn, Gain a Qualification, No entry Requirements necessary

Please contact : info@global-infra.co.


Support Workers Required

Position based in Gills Bay, Canisbay.

To support a very active man living with cerebral palsy with:

  • all aspects of daily living including personal care;
  • household chores;
  • a variety of activities including swimming;
  • day trips;

Are you :

  • Energetic;
  • Reliable;
  • Flexible; and
  • Patient?

Driver preferred.

Shifts are a mixture of day, evening and sleep in duties plus cover as required.

Hourly rates from £10.50 per hour.

No experience necessary, just the right attitude. Full training given.

For more information or to apply, please call on 07717 497396 or email brightmancare@outlook.com.

Closing date- Friday 28th October 2022


Volunteering content



The Saltire Awards are a nationally recognised award system endorsed by the Scottish Government. Its aim is to encourage young people to get involved in volunteering in their local community and to enhance personal development. The Saltire Awards are open to young people aged 12-25.

Saltire Awards | Volunteering for 12-25 Year olds

They can register online or by submitting a registration form to the supporting tutor within the College. The procedure is very simple, all that is required of the young person is to keep a log of the number of their volunteering hours and have their hours verified by the supporting adult.

They can ‘request a certificate’ online when they have achieved the required level [of hours]: Levels are:

  • The Approach - 10 & 25 hours
  • The Ascent - 50, 100, 200 & 500 hours
  • The Summit is for volunteering above & beyond expectations


To find out more visit the Saltire Awards website.

Caithness Voluntary Group

Contact the local representative:

Volunteering Opportunities:

  • Home Start East Highland- Details are on their website HERE.
  • Alness Parkrun are looking for Marshals and Pacers to help out at Saturdays Parkrun. More information can be found on their website.