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  • Ref no: MID03455
  • Published: 23/9/2020
  • Closes: 7/10/2020
  • Location: Various Locations In Midlothian, EH22 1DN
  • Salary: £24,157.00 - £26,392.00 per year pro rata
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description


The successful candidate will join our team of vocational learning key workers, working in either our bike workshop, or construction workshop. Experience in either of these fields is essential. Working with young people who are furthest away from being employability ready. Evening and weekend work essential.

The jobholder should be educated to SCQF Level 6 or have sound knowledge /experience of lifelong learning and/or employability programmes and projects including delivery of one-to-one caseloads.


Job advert

Position Title: Key Worker X3
Directorate: Education, Communities and Economy
Location: CLL Loanhead Vocational Learning Centre
Contract Status: fixed term until August 2021
Hours of Work: 36
Working Pattern: Includes weekend and evening work
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 £24,157.25 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

How to apply

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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