Supply Childcare & Developement Worker

Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Salary: £21,677 - £23,687
Location: Midlothian

Closing date: 30 September 2016
Job ref. no.: MID01303

Job Vacancy

As a supply Childcare and Development Worker with Midlothian you will be offered either short or long term placements on full or part time hours in one of our 22 nursery classes or 2 nursery schools. You will work as a member of the team responsible for developing life skills in children, and will therefore contribute to the planning and implementation of a balanced curriculum for children, providing a caring and stimulating learning environment, to enable children to achieve their potential.

You will have experience of working in a development setting and be registered with the SSSC.  You must hold a practitioner level qualification (e.g. SVQ3 in Childcare & Early Years Education or an HNC in Childcare and Education, or equivalent) that meets the requirements for SSSC (Scottish Social Services Council) registration. Qualifications which were previously recognised for SNNEB/NNEB registration may be acceptable.

An up to date first aid certificate is essential and food hygiene is desirable but if not held then training will be available.

Job Advert

Position Title: Supply Childcare & Development Workers

Position Number: SNN932

Directorate: Education, Communities & Economy

Location: Various

Contract Status: Supply

Hours of Work: Various

Working Pattern: Various

Weeks per year: 39

Closing Date: Friday 30 September 2016

Interview Date: Week Commencing 10 October 2016

Please note that it is Midlothian Councils policy that successful applicants will be appointed to the first point on the salary scale.

The rate of pay for this post is £11.54 per hour.


This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.

Successful candidates will require PVG Scheme membership for Regulated Work with Children. You will be required to join the Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check prior to commencing employment with Midlothian Council, the cost of which will be met by you.

For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit

Please find attached Midlothian Councils new Terms and Conditions that take affect on 1st October 2016.

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About Midlothian Council

Less than 10 miles south of Edinburgh city centre and with a population of around 80,000 people, Midlothian is a county of contrasts - steeped in history with its diverse historical buildings and picturesque mining villages, yet attracting new developments, both residential and commercial.

As you would expect from the largest employer in Midlothian, employing c 4000 employees, we have an excellent range of career paths. Working for Midlothian Council offers you the opportunity to play a part in making a real difference to the people who live and work in Midlothian, contributing to the development of the local community whilst working in a dynamic and flexible environment.

We are a forward looking organisation, committed to improving the services we deliver, while putting the customer at the centre of what we do. The Council serves a population of 79,710 over a geographical area of 35, 527 hectares.

As an employer we recognise that our most valuable assets are our people and we strive to be an employer of choice by providing a range of benefits to recruit the best people and retain them.

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