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The Elgin Residence, Dunvegan Road, Portree, Isle of Skye, IV51 9EE
£20,931 - £23,001 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
33 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Post Title:  Houseparent
Location:   The Elgin Residence, Portree
Hours:        33 hours per week
Duration:   Permanent
Salary:       £20,931 - £23,001

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

This post is under represented in males. Applications from males are encouraged.

Contact Person: Emma Gillies Tel: 01478 612320

Job Purpose: To assist the Residence Officer/Assistant Residence Officer in the day to day organisation and delivery of residential services to school age young people in accordance with :
National Care Standards
The Children (Scotland) Act 1995
SSSC Codes of Practice
Professional standards of child care practice
Highland Council Policy

Please APPLY ONLINE . If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support HR Hub C&L Tel: 01349 868642 (between the hours of 9am & 5pm Monday to Friday) quoting the post reference number above.

The Highland Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, representative of the communities we serve. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing within the workplace.

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

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.


There will be a requirement for sleep ins.