The Family Firm – support for Care-experienced Children. If you are care-experienced at home or away from home, and over 14 years of age, you are entitled to a supported work placement with Highland Council.
Highland Council employs thousands of people in a very wide range of jobs and can offer many opportunities to young people to try out working life. You can have a one week placement, or an extended placement of one or more days a week over a period of weeks or months, in an area which interests you. You will get advice and help to assist you to choose the right kind of work. To find out about arranging a placement, contact your Guidance Teacher in school, your Social Worker or Youth Action Worker. If you’re on an Activity Agreement, speak to your Personal Advisor or contact the Family Firm Coordinator - details below.
If you are a referring agency please use the 'Request for Service' document attached below.
Family Firm Request for Service