Developing the Young Workforce North Highland

Developing the Young Workforce North Highland

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Social Services and Healthcare Modern Apprentice. One year fixed term contract commencing in July 2024.

Do you want to make a difference to peoples’ lives? Do you want to help people thrive, not just survive? If so, this could be the perfect opportunity to kick-start your career in social care. This unique Apprenticeship gives you the opportunity to work in one of our Care homes and also gain experience across a number of different care settings.  You will earn a competitive salary, while securing a qualification in partnership with The UHI.


This apprenticeship is a real job where you learn, gain experience and get paid, it is tailored to you as an individual with learning and assessments based on your needs and aspirations. On successful completion you will be awarded an SVQ2 Social Services and Healthcare SCQF 6

Our Apprenticeships include a minimum of 3 hours per week dedicated study time, during which you will attend the qualification specific taught sessions provided by the UHI and undertake private study. 

To become a NHS Highland apprentice, you must:

  • Be 16-24 years old
  • Live in the Highlands
  • National 4 English

When you have completed your apprenticeship as a minimum you will be offered a bank contract however you may be offered a permanent job in a Social Care role in NHS Highland.

Positions Available:

LocationCare HomeContracted hours
WickPulteney House24

If you would like to know more about this role or register your interest please contact Anne Napier, Learning and Development Facilitator ( SVQ’) Tel: 07974894046  or Email: You will be notified when this post is out to advert.

NHS Highland is an accredited Living Wage employer. The current rate is £10.90 and applies to all employees aged 18 and over.