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  • Ref no: MID03452
  • Published: 23/9/2020
  • Closes: 4/10/2020
  • Location: Newbattle High School, Newbattle Community Campus, Newbattle Way, Easthouses, Dalkeith, EH22 4SX
  • Salary: £24,157.00 - £26,392.00 per year pro rata
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

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Job Description


Based at Newbattle High School, Dalkeith, you will support our Pupil Support and House Teams across the school. You will be working with pupils on an individual and group based need. You will be part of the wider pastoral and inclusion team within school.

Fully trained jobholders must hold a minimum SVQ3 level qualification in Youth Work, or equivalent subject, and have experience leading youth activities.

Youth Worker (B) Experienced jobholders who have not yet attained theSVQ3 level qualification in Youth Work but are currently studying towards it will be paid at scp 35.

Youth Worker (A) jobholders who can demonstrate literacy and numeracy equivalent to standard grade level 3 and who have considerable youth work experience will be paid at scp 31.

CLOSING DATE Sunday 4th October (midnight)
INTERVIEW DATE Week Commencing 5th October

Job advert

Position Title: Youth Worker
Directorate: Education, Communities and Economy
Location: Newbattle High School
Contract Status: Fixed Term until 26 June 2021
Hours of Work: 35
Working Pattern: 8am – 4pm (Mon-Thur) 8am – 1pm (Fri)
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 35 hours over 39 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £20,165.26 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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