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Midlothian House 40-46 Buccleuch Street, EH22 1DN
£29,679 - £32,234 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week
Work From Home:

This position has expired.

Job Vacancy


Jobholders must possess a minimum qualification of the Certificate in HR Practice and a Payroll Technician Certificate or equivalent level qualification.   In addition the jobholder must have proven experience of working on corporate human resources and/or payroll systems or related project delivery demonstrating a good working knowledge of the operational processes and the associated policy and legislation.   S/he must be able to respond to all operational aspects of Tax, National Insurance and Pensions legislation and year end enquiries.

Consideration will be given to candidates who demonstrate competence in both a human resources and payroll environment but the qualifications must be achieved within a designated timescale. In addition, Jobholders must be competent in the use and application of Windows based software.

A CIPD intermediate Diploma and/or a cippNational Payroll Certificate level qualification is desirable.

Candidates will be required to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the associated regulation, data protection and financial probity issues. 

To be competent in the role the jobholder must have good interpersonal skills and develop and maintain an understanding of all aspects of Midlothian Council HR Policy and Procedure contract and pay related conditions for each employee group.

CLOSING DATE - Thursday 26 February 2023

INTERVIEW DATE - Tuesday 7 March 2023

Job Advert

Position Title: Employment & Reward Team Leader                       

Position Number: RAC0062

Directorate: Place

Location: Midlothian House

Contract Status: Permanent

Hours of Work: 36 hours 

Working Pattern: Monday to Friday, 7 hours 12 minutes per day      

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 36 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £29,679.98 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 disclosure check for all employees who can access official information. The fee for this PSN Disclosure check will be met by you.

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.