Learning Assistant (ASN) - Saltersgate School x10 - MID06164

Midlothian Council

Learning Assistant (ASN) - Saltersgate School x10 - MID06164


Midlothian Council, Woodburn, Midlothian

  • Full time
  • Temporary
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 30 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: af1a1ad06ab04603936aca824b348096

Full Job Description

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

Evidence of basic literacy and numeracy at Standard Grade level or SVQ2 in Early Years Care and Education, or National Certificate unit in Childcare & Education or equivalent competency is essential, to enable the jobholder to communicate effectively with staff and pupils, and provide sensitive support. The Jobholder must be familiar with child development and be able to respond to the needs of individual special need pupils. It is essential that Jobholders have previous experience of working in this field supporting clients with special needs, administering medication and providing personal and intimate care.

It is essential that the Jobholder also has certificates in manual handling, food hygiene, body spills and basis emergency first aid. Once in post the Jobholder is required to undertake additional training courses such as Move, Calm, sing a long and on-going training provided from the Therapist for individual pupils., Disability Confident
About Disability Confident
A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident.

Contract Status: Permanent (1), Fixed Term (3), Fixed Term (1), Fixed Term (2), Permanent (4)
Hours of Work: 26 hours 50 minutes (1), 16 hours (3), 26 hours 50 minutes (1), 29 hours 30 minutes (3), 29 hours 30 minutes (4)

Working Pattern: Monday to Thursday 08:47-15:13, Friday 08:47 - 12:08 (1),
Monday to Thursday 10am to 2pm (3) Monday to Thursday 08:47-15:13, Friday 08:47 - 12:08 (1)

Weeks per year: 39

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

The hourly rate for these positions is £14.47.