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Headquarters Glenurquhart Road Inverness, IV3 5NX
£58,622 - £63,973 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Description

Post Title: Children’s Service Manager Residential Care, Through Care & After Care & Continuing Care
Location: Inverness
Hours: 35 Hours Per Week
Duration: Permanent
Salary: £58,622 - £63,973 p.a.

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

Contact Person: Jacquie Hutchinson Tel: 07881 415434

Job Purpose: This CSM post is responsible for the delivery of the statutory requirements of the Highland Council’s residential care provision across the Highlands, as detailed in the National Guidance for the External Management of Residential Care Establishments in Scotland (2013). For further information, please read the job and person specification document below.

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.


  • Degree/Diploma in Social Work or other relevant Professional qualification, with specialist knowledge in residential care and through care.
  • SSSC Registered.
  • Disability Confident Employer - Leader
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  • Happy to Talk Flexible Working
  • Equally Safe at Work - Development
  • Scottish Living Wage