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The Orchard 47 Broom Drive Inverness, IV2 4EQ
£30,707 - £34,208 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

Job Description

Post Title: Social Care Worker 2
Location: Inverness
Hours: 37 hours per week
Duration: Permanent
Salary: HC6 £30,707 – £34,208 p.a.

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

Contact Person: Shirley Jack Tel: 01463 644420

Job Purpose: Along with nursing colleagues employed by Care & Learning, provide direct care to children and young people who reside in the Orchard/54 Broom Drive.

To collaborate closely with other professionals in Care & Learning, Education, Health and Voluntary Agencies, to assess the needs of children affected by disability and their families and provide integrated services to support them.

To work in partnership with parents and carers.

*Job share opportunities may be available for this post. 


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.


Registration with SSSC and willingness to undertake the necessary qualifications.

Experience of working with children and young people affected by severe disability, including Autistic Spectrum Disorders; residential child care desirable, not essential.

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  • Scottish Living Wage