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Headquarters Glenurquhart Road Inverness, IV3 5NX
£20,693 - £22,395 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
17.5 hours per week

Job Description

Post Title: Equality and Inequalities Officer

Location: Inverness
Hours: 17.5 hours per week
Duration: Permanent
Salary: £20,693 - £22,395 p.a.

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

Contact Person:
Helen Ross E-mail:
Alison Clark E-mail:

Job Purpose: The post holder will lead the provision of support and advice to services across the organisation on equality, inequality and human rights matters.  The post holder will also lead on equality and inequality reporting within the Council and the co-ordination and delivery of statutory reporting and monitoring of equality outcomes.

The post holder will work with third and public sector partners to improve equality outcomes across Highland and support wider engagement and involvement activity, with a specific focus on equality and inclusion.

The post will be part of the Community Support and Engagement team and will work across the whole Highland area.  The post holder will support the wider team on place planning, community planning and empowering communities to take forward and deliver local priorities; providing key advice on equality and inequality matters

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.


Educated to degree level or relevant professional qualification
Demonstrate evidence of degree level of educational ability through experience of working in an equivalent job role.

Driving licence and/or access to personal transport.

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