Working in Midlothian

As you would expect from the largest employer in Midlothian, employing c 4000 employees, we have an excellent range of career paths. Working for Midlothian Council offers you the opportunity to play a part in making a real difference to the people who live and work in Midlothian, contributing to the development of the local community whilst working in a dynamic and flexible environment.

We are a forward looking organisation, committed to improving the services we deliver, while putting the customer at the centre of what we do. The Council serves a population of 79,710 over a geographical area of 35, 527 hectares.

As an employer we recognise that our most valuable assets are our people and we strive to be an employer of choice by providing a range of benefits to recruit the best people and retain them. In addition to a competitive salary, some of the benefits we offer include:

  • Work / life balance policies
  • Career Average Pension Scheme
  • Generous annual leave and holidays
  • Sickness allowance and support scheme
  • Child-care vouchers
  • Staff development
  • Discounts


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