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Various Locations In Midlothian, EH22 1DN
£19,686 - £20,531 per year pro rata
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To maintain high standards of cleanliness within the Residential Home as required by doing general duties. This will include cover within the kitchen, laundry or domestic duties within the home environment when required.


Basic reading is a requirement of the job to enable the Jobholder to read the instructions regarding the handling of chemicals and use of laundry equipment.

Knowledge is normally acquired through demonstration and familiarisation on the job.

Interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team are also an essential requirement for this post.

This post will involve providing with Domestic, Laundry and Kitchen domestic services when and where required on a casual basis to cover annual leave and sickness absence.

CLOSING DATE - Wednesday 29th March 2023

INTERVIEW DATE - to be confirmed


Contact direct:

Ann Morrison Assistant Unit Manager - 07818463912

Lesley Simpson Assistant Unit Manager - 07795602329



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Position Title: Locum Domestic   

Directorate: Health and Social Care Partnership                             

Location: Various Locations in Midlothian                              

Contract Status: Locum/Casual       

Hours of Work: Various 

Working Pattern: Casual basis covering 7 days        

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.

The hourly rate for this position is from £10.48.


This post is considered Regulated Work with Protected 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.