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The Pines Drummond School Inverness, IV2 4NZ
£27,598 - £30,019 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
37.5 hours per week

Job Description

Post Title: Allied Health Professional Support Practitioner
Location: The Pines, Inverness, IV2 4NZ
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Duration: Fixed-term (18 months)
Salary: Band 4 £27,598 - £30,019 p.a.

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

Contact Person: Julie Johnson (CYP Dietetics Lead) Tel: 01463 706599; E-mail:

Job Purpose: The postholder will be expected to independently manage a designated caseload of individuals defined as ‘non-complex’ providing assessment and interventions on behalf of a Dietician, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist and or Speech and Language Therapist within predetermined guidelines.

Supervision will be available from a registered Therapist.

Individuals identified as complex will be managed by a registered Therapist.

The service provided should be consistent with both local and national standards.

Please APPLY ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support, T: 01955 608279 (24 hour voicemail) quoting the post reference number above.

Please find the Job Description below.

The Highland Council understands that diversity fosters creativity and innovation. We are committed to equality of opportunity, and being fair and inclusive. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, representative of the communities we serve and particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be under-represented in our workforce.

As a disability confident employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria requirements for the post.

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.


SVQ 3, HNC, Professional Development Award (PDA) or equivalent skills acquired through in-service development; or experience and ability to undertake qualification during the first two years of employment (may be distance learning).

Current UK Driving Licence (essential).

Previous experience at relevant level e.g. Support practitioner for Dietetics, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy, rehab nursing, relevant area of social care, Education assistant, Early years practitioner.

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