30 March 2018Urras Coimhearsnachd Shlèit in Partnership with Bun-sgoil Shlèite Can Now Offer 2 Award Schemes for Young People

Working with Bun-sgoil Shlèite the Trust can now offer young people the opportunity to take part in learning programmes certified by two prestigeous organisations.

Year groups 3 and 4 will undertake Archaeology Scotlands Heritage Hero - Detective Award https://archaeologyscotland.org.uk/learning/heritage-hero-awards/ and Years 5, 6, 7 will undertake the John Muir Trust - Discovery Award https://www.johnmuirtrust.org/john-muir-award

Work will start in the Summer Term and we hope to hold a presentation event to award children their certificates.

It is hoped this will become an annual offer for the children in the school, permitting award progression in the future - more planning work is to follow.

22 March 2018Cothrom Obrach – Manaidsear Bhùth agus Oifis a’ Phuist / Vacancy – Post Office / Shop Manager

Cothrom Obrach – Manaidsear Bhùth agus Oifis a’ Phuist

Vacancy – Post Office / Shop Manager

(40 hrs per week)

Armadale Stores

Sleat Community Trust


As part of our development plans for the Shop/Post Office/Filling Station activities, we are seeking a SHOP/POST OFFICE MANAGER to successfully run all areas of activity.    Working on the shop floor, you will be in constant contact with both customers and staff delivering great customer service as well as monitoring the financial performance of the store.  Training will be provided but ideally, you will have experience in Post Office duties, use of EPOS till, have excellent commercial and people skills and have an organised and confident approach.   Salary will be commensurate with experience, 40 hrs per week. 

In addition, we are seeking to recruit a SATURDAY PERSON (age 16+) for shop duties only; 6 hrs at £8.75 per hour.  There will be a potential opportunity to increase these hours during the summer months.

For further information and job description please contact office@sleat.org.uk .  Application closing date for both vacancies is Friday 30th March 2018.


31 January 2018Cothrom Obrach – Neach-taic Bùth agus Oifis a’ Phuist | Vacancy – Post Office/Shop Assistant

Cothrom Obrach – Neach-taic Bùth agus Oifis a’ Phuist

Vacancy – Post Office / Shop Assistant

(25+ hrs per week)

Sleat Community Trading Company Ltd has a vacancy for a Post Office / Shop Assistant based at Armadale Stores and Post Office.

The position is on a part time basis for 25+ hrs per week.

We are looking for someone who can provide great customer service in a busy environment working alongside our existing members of staff at this community owned shop.   You will dispense a full range of Post Office services including end of day till reconciliation and will assist with restocking and re-ordering shop items, deal with fuel sales, and generally work across all areas.  A good communicator, numeracy and basic computer skills are required.  Flexible shift patterns are available and willingness to cover staff holidays and sickness will be expected.

We are a living wage employer, rate of pay £8.75 per hour.

For further information, or to apply, please send covering letter and CV to  office@sleat.org.uk by Sunday 18th February 2018.

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