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Badenoch Strathspey Community Hospital Cairnview Road Silverglades Aviemore, PH22 1AJ
£15,417 - £17,175 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
21 hours per week

Job Description

Post Title: Community Early Years Practitioner
Location: Badenoch and Strathspey Community Hospital, Aviemore
Hours: 21 Hours Per Week
Duration: Permanent
Salary: £15,417 - £17,175 per annum

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

Contact Details: Gillian Pincock Tel: 07826 891658

Job Purpose:

• Family Teams deliver universal and additional health, social care and child protection services for children in the context of the Highland Practice Model. Teams are multi-disciplinary with an ethos of collaborative practice – within the team and with
children, young people, parents and carers. The teams work in communities with partner services within associated school groups and across the Highland area. The work of the team is directed and supervised by Practice Leads in related areas of work, Early Years, School Years and Care & Protection.
• As a key member of the Integrated Team, the Early Years Practitioner will report to the Practice Lead for Early Years. The practitioner works to support plans for children with an emphasis on the promotion of positive relationships between children and their carers.


The Highland Council understands that diversity fosters creativity and innovation. We are committed to equality of opportunity, and being fair and inclusive. We welcome applicants 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.

Prior to confirming appointment, we will require successful candidates to become members of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.

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


• HNC - EYCE / SVQ III - CCLD or equivalent award.
• An awareness of current legislation, policy and practice in children’s services.
• Be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within 
Highland to meet the operational requirements of the service

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  • Scottish Living Wage