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Various Locations In Orkney, KW15 1NY
£21,266 - £24,405 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Term Time Only
35 hours per week

This position has expired.



Early Years Support Worker (3 Posts)

Glaitness Nursery
1 x 19 hours per week, term-time

Papdale Nursery
1 x 35 hours per week, term-time

Dounby Nursery
1 x 17.5 hours per week, term-time

Temporary up to 28 June 2023
£21,266 - £22,343 / £22,617 - £24,405 pro rata (including Distant Islands Allowance)

We are seeking suitable candidates to join our dedicated team of staff in the Early Learning and Childcare settings.

The ideal candidates will have recent experience of working with young children in a structured context. This post is rewarding and requires an energetic, thoughtful person, who is able to work as part of our team in a caring, learning environment.

For appointment at G4:
You should have a good general standard of education including literacy and numeracy AND successfully complete a relevant qualification to allow registration with the SSSC as a Support Worker (Day Care of Children) within 3 years of taking up the post.

For appointment at G5:
You should hold a recognised qualification that enables registration with the SSSC as a Support Worker (Day Care of Children) e.g. NC in Early Education and Child Care, SVQ Level 2. You are required to register with the SSSC within 6 months of taking up the post and maintain this registration.

These posts are subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children.

Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting the Early Learning and Childcare Managers

Glaitness Nursery – Shaun Tulloch on 01856 873648 or email

Papdale Nursery – Caroline Easton on 01856 872650 or email

Dounby Nursery - Charis Pottinger/Leona Benston in 01856 771234 or email or

Closing Date: Sunday 9 October 2022

Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.