Care Support Worker (Care Homes) x4 - Highbank Intermediate Care - MID06250

Midlothian Council

Care Support Worker (Care Homes) x4 - Highbank Intermediate Care - MID06250

£20,001 - £30,000

Midlothian Council, Eskbank, Midlothian

  • Part time
  • Permanent

Posted 2 weeks ago, 25 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: 14-07-2024 (In 2 days)

job Ref: MID06250

Full Job Description

Job Vacancy



The Jobholder should be educated to at least SVQ level II in Social Care or a related subject and have practical experience working in a supportive role with clients delivering personal plans. They need to be able to work without direct supervision and have a mature and self-reliant approach with the ability to respond to unplanned situations in a calm and flexible manner.

The Jobholder is required to be registered with the SSSC and have a satisfactory enhanced


The jobholder will undertake training specified within the Unit’s training & staff development plan in relation to administration of medication


CLOSING DATE - Sunday 14th July 2024

INTERVIEW DATE - week beginning 29th July 2024

Job Advert

Position Title: Care Support Worker (Care Homes) x4

Directorate: Health & Social Care

Location: Highbank Intermediate Care

Contract Status: Permanent

Hours of Work: 24h & 36h

Working Pattern: 3 posts (1x24h & 2x 36h) 5 week rota, which includes weekend working

                                1 post (24h working nights) 6 week rota including weekends

Weeks per year: 52

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

Based on 24 hours over 52 weeks per year, the minimum actual salary for this position is £17,172.48 per annum.

Based on 36 hours over 52 weeks per year, the minimum actual salary for this position is £25,847.88 per annum.


This post is considered Regulated Work with Protected Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with Protected Adults.
Successful candidates will require PVG Scheme membership for Regulated Work with Protected Adults, 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

Additional Information

If you have difficulty applying for this post or accessing attached documents, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please email stating the post reference number.

Midlothian Council is currently undergoing a period of transformation, changing and improving the way it delivers services in Midlothian. As a consequence, there are a number of existing employees for whom we are committed to seeking suitable alternative employment within the Council in accordance with our legal obligations. Candidates are advised that, for some vacancies, internal candidates in this situation will be interviewed before the wider selection pool and a slightly longer delay may be experienced before application outcomes can be advised to you. Thank you for your patience in this matter.

If you are a trainee of a Midlothian Council Training Programme, have a disability or you are a care experienced young person you are eligible for a guaranteed interview if you meet the essential criteria for the post.