Evidence of competency in literacy and numeracy skills at Higher Grade level, or equivalent, is required.
Some practical experience or demonstration of competency in the use of word processing and standard PC software packages is also essential.
The jobholder must be familiar with child development and have previous experience of working in this field of work. The jobholder must be able to demonstrate experience with working with parents and children in raising standards. A National Certificate or equivalent in child/adolescent development is desirable.
CLOSING DATE Sunday 24th October
INTERVIEW DATE w/c 1st November
Position Title: Pupil Care & Welfare Officer
Position Number: SSBS026
Directorate: Education, Communities and Economy
Location: Beeslack Community High School
Contract Status: Permanent
Hours of Work: 36
Working Pattern: TBC
Weeks per year: 39
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 39 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £19,322.10 per annum.
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.
Successful candidates will require PVG Scheme membership for Regulated Work with Children, You will be required to join the Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check prior to commencing employment with Midlothian Council, the cost of which will be met by you. For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit www.disclosurescotland.gov.uk
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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.