Office Administrative Assistant - MID06247

Midlothian Council

Office Administrative Assistant - MID06247

£10,001 - £20,000

Midlothian Council, Greenlaw Mains, Midlothian

  • Part time
  • Permanent

Posted 2 weeks ago, 24 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: 21-07-2024 (In 6 days)

job Ref: MID06247

Full Job Description

Job Description



Evidence of competency in literacy and numeracy skills such as Highers in English and Mathematics.

Previous experience working in a busy office environment demonstrating good computer skills, the ability to organise a range of tasks, good communication skills and knowledge of financial and administrative procedures is also essential as is a First Aid Certificate.


An HNC level qualification and previous experience in an education setting or working with children and parents is desirable.

CLOSING DATE - Sunday 21st July

INTERVIEW DATE - Wednesday 21st August


Position Title: Office Administrative Assistant

Directorate: Children, Young People and Partnerships

Location: Mauricewood Primary School

Contract Status: Permanent

Hours of Work: 19 hours per week

Working Pattern: TBC

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.

Based on 19 hours over 39 weeks per year, the minimum actual salary for this position is £12,371.14 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

The Individual

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 to speak to a member of the Recruitment Team 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.