Staff Vacancy

Vacancy for Production Assistant (Part-time) £10kpa. 2 days per week  CLOSING DATE 18 October 2017

Uist Wool is looking to recruit a hard-working & motivated individual who can fit in with a small team. You must be passionate about wool, sheep and a crofting culture; able to take on a multiplicity of tasks at the Mill; be confident in dealing with the public and an advocate for Uist Wool in the wider community.

As a Production Assistant you will be involved primarily in wool grading and preparation of fibre for carding & spinning. Other duties include yarn finishing, stock management & processing customer orders plus front-of-house activities in the new Wool Centre. In-house training will be provided though an interest in wool and the creative industries is desirable.

Download the Application details here:

Production Assistant Application Form

Job Specification

Production Assistant Background Information


Completed applications should be emailed to or posted to The Chairperson, Uist Wool, 5 Scotvein, Grimsay, North Uist HS6 5JA and received by 5pm on the closing date of Weds.18 October 2017. Only those short-listed for interview will be notified by 20 October. No feedback given to unsuccessful applicants. The interviews will take place on Tues. 24 October at The Mill & Wool Centre on Grimsay.