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Midlothian Snowsports Centre Biggar Road Silverburn, EH20 9DY
£19,987 - £20,888 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time

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Job Description


Provide an enquiry/reception service for internal/external users, after the provision of adequate training, answering queries on the relevant service areas and referring enquiries to the appropriate member of staff as required.

Provide a document preparation service through the application of PC software packages such as copy typing/word processing, typically to include correspondence, reports, forms, minutes, procedures, standard documentation, overhead slides and other literature, as requested.

Evidence of competency in literacy and numeracy skills such as a minimum of three standard grades level 3 passes or above to include Mathematics and English or equivalent is essential. (SVQ 2 or equivalent is an acceptable alternative).  Some practical experience or demonstration of competency in the use of word processing and standard PC software packages is also essential.

Demonstrable competency in keyboard and clerical skills are also required; SVQ 2 or equivalent is an acceptable alternative.


Experience in a similar office environment, with a working knowledge of modern office equipment is desirable.

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 7th November 2021

INTERVIEW DATE Wednesday, 17th November 2021 

Job advert

Position Title: Support Assistant X2        

Position Number: RED0100          

Directorate:    Place             

Location: Midlothian Snowsports Centre                                    

Contract Status: Permanent          

Hours of Work: 19.50 & 24.50

Working Pattern: 4 week rota                   

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 19.50 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £10,215.80 per annum.

Based on you working 24.50 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £12,835.24 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 email 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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