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The Pines, Drummond School, Inverness, IV2 4NZ
£21,215 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
37.5 hours per week
Work From Home:

This position has expired.

Job Description

Post Title:    Trainee AHP Support Practitioner
:      Inverness
Hours:          37.5 hours per week 
Duration:      Fixed Term - 18 Months
Salary:          £21,215 p.a. 

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

Contact Person: Sheila Lowther TeL: 07801 447906

Job Purpose:  The successful applicant will work directly with children, young people,  families and others to support children and young people with a range of developmental differences and disorders. They will provide non-complex assessment and interventions on behalf of a Dietitian/ Occupational Therapist/ Speech and Language Therapist/ Physiotherapist . They will learn to manage a designated caseload of children/ young people within predetermined guidelines. They will contribute to developing aids and activities for therapy, and supporting the work of the team as required. Most work will be in clinics, schools, early years centres and/ or the base for the post.  Consideration would be given to applicants from any part of Highland.

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 post the reference number above.

Please find the Job Description below.

If you require assistance to complete and application form please email mark for attention of Kim/Fiona.

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.

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


  • Good verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Good observation skills.
  • Good personal management and organisation skills.     
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as on own.
  • Basic computer literacy.
  • Ability to travel independently within Highland