Office Support Assistant - MID06248

Midlothian Council

Office Support Assistant - MID06248

£10,001 - £20,000

Midlothian Council, Greenlaw Mains, Midlothian

  • Part time
  • Permanent

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

Closing date: 24-07-2024 (In 8 days)

job Ref: MID06248

Full Job Description

Job Vacancy



Evidence of competency in literacy and numeracy skills such as a minimum of three standard grades level 3 passes or above to include Mathematics and English or equivalent is essential. (SVQ 2 or equivalent is an acceptable alternative).  Some practical experience or demonstration of competency in the use of word processing and standard PC software packages is also essential.

Demonstrable competency in keyboard and clerical skills are also required; SVQ 2 or equivalent is an acceptable alternative.

Experience in a similar office environment, with a working knowledge of modern office equipment is desirable.


CLOSING DATE - Wednesday 24th July 2024

INTERVIEW DATE - Wednesday 28th August 2024

Job Advert

Position Title: Office Support Assistant

Directorate: Children, Young People and Partnerships

Working from Home: No

Location: Mauricewood Primary School

Contract Status: Permanent

Hours of Work: 12

Working Pattern: Mon – Thurs 8.45am – 10.45am / Fridays 8.30am – 12.30pm

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 12 hours over 39 weeks per year, the minimum actual salary for this position is £7,078.99 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

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 call 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.