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Eskdaill Court 1 Eskdaill Court, EH22 1AG
£36,117 - £39,489 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

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Job Vacancy



A degree in Social Work and registration with the SSSC as a Social Worker is essential a Diploma in Social  Work  with  SSSC  registration  as  a  social  worker  is  an  acceptable  alternative 

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.


Experience in group work with families.

Experience and understanding of whole family support

Experience in working with families, in partnership to address barriers to well-being, attendance in Education and attainment. 


CLOSING DATE - Monday 8th August 2022

INTERVIEW DATE - Wednesday 24th August 2022 


Job Advert

Position Title: Social worker – Family support Team                      

Directorate: People & Partnerships                                 

Location: Midlothian                        

Contract Status: Permanent         

Hours of Work: 36   

Working Pattern: Monday – Thursday 9.00-5.00 Friday 9.00- 3.30              

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 £36,117.53 per annum.


This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children or adults.
Successful candidates will require PVG Scheme membership for Regulated Work with Children and 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 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.