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  • Ref no: MID02986
  • Published: 6/8/2019
  • Closes: 2/9/2019
  • Location: Midlothian House 40-46 Buccleuch Street, EH22 1DN
  • Salary: £19,404.00 - £20,287.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Vacancy



A positive destination opportunity has arisen for a motivated individual, with an eye for detail and good interpersonal skills to join the Employment and Reward team in a support capacity. This entry level, varied and challenging role would be ideally suited for someone either finishing education and/or skills training. Alternatively, you may meet the essential criteria and be returning to work after a period of absence, or looking for a career change.

Candidates should ensure their application demonstrates, the required strengths and evidence of competency in literacy and numeracy skills such as a minimum of three standard grades level 3 passes, National 4 qualifications 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.


Job Advert

Position Title: Employment and Reward Support Assistant

Position Number: RAC0037

Directorate: Resources

Location: Midlothian House, Dalkeith

Contract Status: Permanent

Hours of Work: 36

Working Pattern:  Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00 (30 min lunch) Flexitime applies

Weeks per year:  52

Closing date: Monday 2 September 2019 

Interview date: Tuesday 10 September 2019

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

Based on you working 36 hours over 52 weeks per year, the minimum actual salary for this position is £19,404.70 per annum.

Compliance with the mandatory Cabinet Office PSN (Public Sector Network) Code of Connection requires the Council to meet a baseline personal security standard. This requires completion of a basic/standard/enhanced disclosure check for all employees who can access official information. The fee for this PSN Disclosure check is £25 and the successful candidate will be required to re-pay to the Council the fee through payroll deduction.

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 0131 271 3063 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.

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