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£33,639 - £37,167 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

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Job Title:                 Involvement Adviser (Children and Young People)      

Salary:                      £33,639 - £37,167

Hours:                      35 hours per week

Location:                 Flexible – any Care Inspectorate office

Contract:                Fixed Term until 15 August 2022 or the return of the substantive post holder (secondments welcome)


About us

We are the national regulator and scrutiny body responsible for providing assurance and protection for people who experience care services, their families, carers and the wider public, as well as supporting delivery partners to improve the quality of care for people in Scotland. Our vision is that people across Scotland experience high quality care that meets their needs, rights and choices.

We are a scrutiny body that supports improvement. We inspect individual care services and we also work with other scrutiny bodies to inspect the social care and social work services people are experiencing in their local areas.


About the role

Working within the Involvement and Equalities team, your role will be to develop and contribute to the implementation of the Involvement Action Plan with a specific focus on involvement of children and young people in the work of the Care Inspectorate.


About you

Educated to a degree level (or equivalent), you will have substantial experience of developing and delivering involvement activity, as well as professional experience in delivering care/social work services for children and young people. You will also have knowledge of specific issues and experiences of children and young people who use social work/social care services, along with knowledge of current policy context for children and young people in Scotland, with sound IT skills (specifically in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word).


Next steps

You’ll find more information in the job profile and person specification.

For an informal chat regarding this role, please contact either Amanda Tough, Involvement and Equalities Team Manager, at or Craig Morris, Head of Improvement Support, at

If you believe that you are a suitable candidate for this post, please download and complete an application form and submit it by email to by 8am on Monday 16 August 2021.