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Mauricewood Primary School 11 Muirhead Place, EH26 0LE
£22,748 - £23,650 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Term Time Part Time
14 hours per week

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Evidence of competency in literacy and numeracy skills such as a minimum of three standard grades level 3 passes or above to include Mathematics and English or equivalent. 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.

Demonstrable competency in keyboard and clerical skills; SVQ 2 or equivalent is an acceptable alternative.

Experience in a similar office environment, with a working knowledge of modern office equipment would be desirable.

CLOSING DATE - 23 October 2023 

INTERVIEW DATE - 1 November 2023 

Vacancy Information

Position Title: Office Support Assistant

Directorate: Children, Young People & Partnerships 

Location: Mauricewood Primary School       

Contract Status: Permanent

Hours of Work: 14

Working Pattern: to be agreed with successful candidate   

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 14 hours over 39 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £7,628.86 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.

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