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Midlothian Care at Home Service, 35-37 High Street, Bonnyrigg, Midlothian, EH19 2DA
£40,316 - £44,092 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description


A Diploma or degree in Occupational Therapy or Physiotherapy and being registered with the Health and Care Professions Council is essential, as is a post-graduate qualification in management to HNC level or equivalent, or a commitment by the applicant to undertake training to the required level.  This training will be supported by Midlothian Council.

Experience of managing a team to identified client groups is desirable as is a post-qualification award in one of the following: adult support and protection, practice teaching, mental health, criminal justice, SVQ assessor.

CLOSING DATE – Friday 14th October 2022

INTERVIEW DATE – Thursday 27th October 2022      


Position Title:                     Team Leader (Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy)

Position Number:               Various

Directorate:                        Health, Social Care and IJB

Location:                           Midlothian Care Homes    

Contract Status:                Permanent

Hours of Work:                  36

Working Pattern:                Flexible

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 £40,316.88 per annum.


This post is considered Regulated Work with 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

The Individual

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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.