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  • Ref no: SLA07111
  • Published: 21/10/2020
  • Closes: 4/11/2020
  • Location: Council, HQ. Almada Street, Hamilton, ML3 0AA
  • Rate: £16.03 - £16.52 per hour
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

35 hours per week


The successful applicant will work as part of a team to provide support to children, and their families, within the Early Learning Unit provision who require additional support.

They will work in partnership with parents and ensure joined up working with other agencies as appropriate.

A minimum NNEB,HNC/SVQ 3 in a relevant discipline i.e. Social Care/Child Care or an equivalent/similar field is required.

This post can be between nursery hours of 8am - 6pm and also some evening work to support working parents.


Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

Legislative Information

This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.

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.

Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by South Lanarkshire Council.

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Please Apply online.

South Lanarkshire Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages applications from all members of the community.   As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position. 

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant.  Veterans are guaranteed an interview where their previous employer was the armed forces and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.




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