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Beeslack Community High School Edinburgh Road, EH26 0QF
£27,744 - £30,292 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Part Time
32 hours per week

Job Vacancy




  • Educated to HNC social care and SVQ Level 3 (children and young people) or equivalent with a relevant discipline.
  • Experience of working with the national and local practice, policy, procedure and legislation relevant to the post. This includes an awareness of the SSSC Code of Practice, Human Rights legislation, United Nation Convention of the Rights of Child and getting it right for every child.
  • Have experience of working with children and families including child development, and trauma based interventions, 
  • Knowledge and understanding of a range of systemic interventions and methodologies, such as attachment promoting, trauma based therapy, child development and parenting capacity.
  • Knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of key agencies.


  • Experience of delivering parenting programmes or other group work.
  • Specialist experience of working with children and families in crisis or at risk.
  • Behavioural Interview skills.


CLOSING DATE - Wednesday 17th August 2022

INTERVIEW DATE - w/c 22nd August 2022          



Job Advert

Position Title: Home School Practitioner

Directorate: Children, Young People and Partnerships                       

Location: Beeslack Community High School

Contract Status: Fixed Term until 28 June 2023

Hours of Work: 32

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 you working 32 hours over 39 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £21,174.53 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 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.