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Midlothian House 40-46 Buccleuch Street, EH22 1DN
£24,157 - £26,392 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Vacancy


We are looking to recruit an experienced person to provide administrative and secretarial support to the Place Senior Management Team. The post holder will be required to coordinate and minute meetings, manage diaries, prepare reports and presentations and respond to elected member and citizen enquiries.


They must be confident with standard Microsoft packages such as Word, Excel and Powerpoint, and be able to take competent minutes. The post holder requires a minimum qualification to HNC/SVQ3 level in Business Studies, Office Management. Administration or equivalent, or be able to demonstrate relevant experience for the post.

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 3rd October 2021

INTERVIEW DATE: Week Commencing 11th October 2021




Job Advert

Position Title: Personal Assistant

Position Number:

Directorate: Place             

Location: Midlothian House                   

Contract Status: Fixed Term (6 months from start date)        

Hours of Work: 36 hours

Working Pattern:  Standard 36 hour week

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 £24,157.25 per annum.

Additional Information

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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