Early Years Practitioner x2 - Scots Corner ELC - MID06270

Midlothian Council

Early Years Practitioner x2 - Scots Corner ELC - MID06270

£20,001 - £30,000

Midlothian Council, Glencorse, Midlothian

  • Full time
  • Permanent

Posted 2 weeks ago, 4 Jul | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: 31-07-2024 (In 7 days)

job Ref: MID06270

Full Job Description

Job Vacancy


Post holder 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 also required.

CLOSING DATE - 31 July 2024

INTERVIEW DATE - W/C 12th/19th August 2024

Job Advert

Position Title: Early Years Practitioner x2

Directorate: Children, Young People & Partnerships

Location: Scots Corner ELC

Contract Status: 1 x Permanent (23.5 hours)

1 x Fixed Term (36 hours) until 30/07/2025

Hours of Work: 1 x 36 hours, 1 x 23.5 hours

Working Pattern:

36 hours - 

as part of a set team rota. (4 x 9 hours, 1 day off) (this could include 7.15am start, 5.45pm finish and does include a Friday afternoon). Day off to be confirmed at interview. 

23.5 hours - 

23.5 (Wednesday, 9 hours, Thursday 9 hours, Friday 5.5 hours)
Week 1 – Wednesday 7.15am-4.45pm, Thursday 7.15am-4.45pm, Friday 7.30-1pm
Week 2 – Wednesday 8.15am-5.45pm, Thursday 8.15-5.45pm, Friday 7.30-1pm 

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 you working 23.5 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £18,920.73 per annum.

Based on you working 36 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £28,984.95 per annum.


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 www.disclosurescotland.gov.uk

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 the Recruitment Team at recruitment@midlothian.gov.uk 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.