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As a Disability Confident Employer we aim to remove barriers to recruitment that disabled people and those with long-term health conditions may face and aim to ensure that individuals can fulfil their potential. We have a commitment to employ and retain disabled people and those with long-term health conditions and will guarantee an interview where the essential criteria for the vacancy is met. 

We also have been awarded the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Award.

Internal Bulletin 

Please note that vacancies advertised on the Council’s Internal Bulletin are open to eligible internal applicants only – i.e. if you are a Highland Council employee, NHS employee, Agency Staff working for Highland Council or currently working with Highland Council on a casual basis.

In cases where employees are in a potential redundancy/redeployment situation, they will be given first consideration for suitable posts.

You will no longer be prompted to register with the Internal Jobs Hub when applying for these posts, you should use your login details for the external site when you apply.

Please note vacancies which have been approved to be advertised externally can be found on the Highland Council section of MyJobScotland

This site is updated frequently, please check regularly for new vacancies.

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Living Wage

The Highland Council is a Real Living Wage Employer and applies a minimum of the Real Living Wage (£9.50 per hour), to grades HC01, HC02 and the first and second points of HC03.

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Forthcoming Vacancies in The Highland Council’s Transformation Programme

A number of exciting employment opportunities ranging from 12-24 months will be advertised over the coming weeks supporting the 9 major Projects that comprise the Highland Council’s Transformation Programme as detailed to the Highland Council meeting on 4 March 2021. The Projects are Economy; Asset Rationalisation & new ways of working; Service Redesign; Roads & Transport; Social Care; Waste; Climate Change; Digital Transformation and Procurement.

Vacancies cover a range of roles including administration, business analysis, project/programme management & support, HR, and specialist roles including advisory & research.  

These vacancies will appear on the MyJobScotland website, so please check regularly for new vacancies.  All vacancies in the Highland Council’s Transformation Programme may be offered as a secondment opportunity. Please seek line manager approval prior to applying.  Staff should fully discuss the secondment with their manager prior to applying.   Please see Secondment Guidance for further information.

These vacancies, will be advertised until 20 April 2021.  For further information on these posts, please see the MyJobScotland website.

Recruit Ref Post Title Hours Post Status Address Grade
HGH10156 Human Resources Business Partner 35 Fixed Term Inverness HC10
HGH10158 Human Resources Officer 35 Fixed Term Inverness HC7
HGH10155 Human Resources Officer - Service Redesign 35 Fixed Term Wick or Inverness HC7

This site is updated frequently, please check regularly for new vacancies.

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