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Newbyres Village Residential Home 20 Gore Avenue, EH23 4TZ
£22,034 - £22,955 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent & Temporary
Position Type:
Full Time & Part Time

This position has expired.

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. If they do not have an SVQ II they must be willing to work towards this qualification in the post.  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 expected to be registered with the SSSC.

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


CLOSING DATE - Tuesday 4th October 2022

INTERVIEW DATE - Monday 1th7 October 2022



Job Advert

Position Title: Care Support Worker x5

Directorate: Health and Social Care        

Location: Newbyres Village

Contract Status: 4 x Permanent and 1 x Fixed Term until March 31st 2023 

Hours of Work: 3 x 36hrs and 2 x 24hrs

Working Pattern:

(36hrs) 3 x 12-hour shift over 5 week rolling rota, includes weekends

(24hrs) 2 x 12-hour shift over 5 week rolling rota, includes 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 you working 24 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £14,689.71 per annum.

Based on you working 36 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £22,034.57 per annum.


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