Scottish Civic Trust’s My Place Photography Competition 2019 now open for entries!


Just 3 of the winning entries from Primary and Secondary age categories from Scottish Civic Trust’s My Place Photography Competition 2018.

Get snapping your built heritage this summer!

The deadline for entries is January 31st 2019 (as it is every year).  But we know that there are lots of groups out there doing fab activities all summer long who might also want to take part.

Please share this opportunity across your networks – be they after school clubs, summer holiday groups, youth groups of any kind – all are eligible to enter as long as you stick to the following simple guidelines:

  • the participants are school aged (4-18)
  • submit one image per young person
  • submissions are made by group leaders (not parents, unless they are also a group leader)
  • the subject is your built heritage

see the website for the simple guidelines 

Job vacancies

Please click on the following links for further information on job vacancies at Nairn Academy.

LGBT Charter Awardee

Nairn Academy are absolutely delighted to be the first school in the Highlands to be awarded the LGBT Charter Bronze Award. Massive congratulations to our enthusiastic, committed, inclusive Equality Forum! This is a real honour and involved a huge amount of work from our young people from surveying pupils/staff, leading training sessions for staff in Aberdeen and Primary 7 pupils in Nairn, creating policies and help guides amongst many other things.

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Exciting opportunity with NHS

Corporate Services


Department: Finance

Location: Assynt House, Inverness

Post Title: Finance Assistant x 3 posts

Grade: Band 2 Salary Scale: £16532 – £18903

Full time 37.5hpw, fixed term to 30th June 2019

The Financial Services Department of NHS Highland would like to recruit 3 Finance Assistants on fixed term contracts until 30th June 2019 (Leave Cover). These generic posts will cover one area of financial services but the post-holder must be willing to work in a flexible manner as they may be required to move between functions periodically, and provide cover to another section within the team at short notice. The responsibilities of this role can include paying invoices, processing patient travel claims, calculating re-imbursement levels, taking payments over the phone, scanning paper documents , retrieving documents and other office duties.

Candidates must be of a positive and friendly disposition with a pro-active approach to their job. You must be able to deal with suppliers and debtors, and also patients and adult social care clients, as well as a wide range of staff who work in many different functions and locations throughout NHS Highland.

Excellent communication skills and a helpful and supportive approach are essential to be successful in these positions, as is the ability to work quickly and accurately and as part of a team.

The postholder will require good academic skills and will need to learn quickly. The postholder will gain good experience of working in a busy accounting office and get a good grounding in office procedures.

Informal enquiries to: Kelly Dallas; tel: 01463 704874; e-mail:

An application pack can be downloaded via our website or is available from, and to be returned to, the Employment Services Section, Assynt House, Beechwood Business Park, Inverness IV2 3BW; tel: 01463 705150 or by emailing your name and address to

Closing date for completed applications: 20th June 2018

Short-listed applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

NHS Highland is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications irrespective of race, gender, age, disability or sexual orientation.