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Headquarters Glenurquhart Road Inverness, IV3 5NX
£36,995 - £43,031 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
29.6 hours per week

Job Description

Post Title: Team Lead Child Health
Location: Inverness
Hours: 29.6 hours per week
Duration: Permanent
Salary: £36,995.20 - £43,031.20 p.a. (29.6hpw); £42,244 - £53,789 (pro rata)

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

Contact Person: Susan Laidlaw Tel: 07818 520126

Job Purpose: Team Leads for early years, for school years work within the team to provide an integrated service to children & families. Team Leads collaborate to manage the workflow of the team, and provide leadership and supervision to distinct but complementary areas of professional activity. Team Leads have a responsibility to monitor & support the standards of practice from the respective professional disciplines within the Health Team.

On behalf of the team and the wider service, the Team Lead ensures the provision, standards and coordination of universal and early intervention services to children in the early years and school years.

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.


  • Specialist Community Public Health Nursing qualification or equivalent
  • Educated to degree level.
  • Child welfare and protection post graduate certificate/ Master’s (or willing to work towards)
  • Current NMC  registration (part 1 or 2 & part 3) Public Health Nurse (Health Visiting /School Nurse)
  • Evidence of working at Master’s degree level
  • Be able to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Highland to meet the  operational requirements of the service
  • Disability Confident Employer - Leader
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  • Happy to Talk Flexible Working
  • Equally Safe at Work - Development
  • Scottish Living Wage