10 Reasons to Work For Us

 

We pride ourselves on offering a rewarding working environment which allows people to develop their careers, gain experience and knowledge, and fulfil their potential whilst at the same time being able to balance their own life priorities. Here’s ten good reasons why you should work for us:

Reason 1

We offer a comprehensive pay and benefits package, including access to a public sector pension; a flexible working environment; and a generous holiday entitlement.

Reason 2

We have a working environment full of first-rate facilities, including a University Hub, a Conference Centre, fully kitted-out construction and engineering workshops, state-of-the-art kitchens, a recording studio, radio station, stage theatre, computing labs, hair beauty and make-up salons and even an aircraft cabin!

Reason 3

We actively engage with our staff through surveys and other means, listening and acting on what we hear. In our most recent Staff Survey (March 2020), 79% said they were ‘proud to work for Fife College’ and 69% ‘would recommend Fife College as a great place to work’.

Reason 4

We have strong links with local industry, working closely with them to ensure our courses provide our students with the knowledge, skills and experience that they are looking for, both now and in the future.

Reason 5

The health and wellbeing of our staff is of vital importance and we support the ‘Healthy Working Lives’ initiative.  As part of this, all our colleagues have access to a confidential 24 hour, 365 day, assistance and counselling programme should this ever be needed.

Reason 6

We commit to supporting the learning and development needs of everyone, including offering the opportunity for staff to undertake any course provided by the College for free.

Reason 7

We support sustainable travel with a Cycle to Work scheme and all colleagues can access reduced fares from Stagecoach buses to support the use of public transport.

Reason 8

We are a Living Wage Employer as we see the benefit both to our colleagues in ensuring they enjoy a certain standard of living and as part of highlighting the importance of this to our students.

Reason 9

We are a Disability Confident Employer, showing our commitment to finding the best people possible to fill our vacancies, and our commitment to celebrating the skills and experience that every member of our staff brings to the workplace.

Reason 10

Finally, we put fair work at the heart of everything we do. To ensure we do this, we follow the principles of the Scottish Fair Work Convention.