Early Years Practitioner - Relief, Various Locations (HGH00259)

The Highland Council

  • Location: Highland
  • £9.37 to £10.73 per hour, HC4 GBP 9
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: HGH00259

Job Description

Post Title:   Early Years Practitioner (Relief)
Location:    Various Locations within the Highland Council
Hours:         Various
Duration:    Various (Relief)
Salary:        HC0435 £9.37 per hour (Unqualified)  HC0535 £10.73 (Qualified)

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

Applications from Gaelic speakers are encouraged.

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

Contact Person:  Business Support HR C&L  Tel: 01349 868642

Job Purpose: To work as an effective member of a team, delivering a flexible, high quality, early learning and child care service that meets the needs of young children and their families.

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. No: 01349 868640 (24 hour voicemail) quoting the post reference number above.

Prior to confirming appointment, we will require successful candidates to become members of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.


Those employed as Early Years Practitioner- qualified should hold a recognised qualification in Childcare and Education. (For example HNC/NNEB/SVQ 3) and will be paid on grade HC0535.

Unqualified workers employed as Early Years Practitioner- unqualified will be required to work towards one of the above awards within an agreed timescale and will be paid on grade HC0435.

The Early Years Practitioner is required to hold a relevant Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) registration or agree to apply to SSSC to register as a practitioner. On acceptance of the post, the Early Years Practitioner should achieve registration within 6 months of taking up employment or until registration is determined, whichever is the shorter.

Qualifications in Food Handling and First Aid would be advantageous.

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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