Youth Worker - Dalkeith High School X2

Midlothian Council


£24,157 to £26,392 per annum Pro-rata Part Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: MID04127

Job Vacancy

Based in Dalkeith High School, as part of the School Pupil Support Team, you will make contact and develop constructive relationships with pupils with a view to encouraging participation in activities.

Evidence of competency in literacy and numeracy equivalent to standard grade level 3 and have considerable youth work experience.

Fully trained jobholders must hold a minimum SVQ3 level qualification in Youth Work, or equivalent subject, and have experience leading youth activities.

Youth Worker (B) Experienced jobholders who have not yet attained the SVQ3 level qualification in Youth Work but are currently studying towards it will be paid at scp 35.

Youth Worker (A) jobholders who can demonstrate literacy and numeracy equivalent to standard grade level 3 and who have considerable youth work experience will be paid at scp 31.

CLOSING DATE - Tuesday 7th December 2021 

INTERVIEW DATE - Week commencing 13th December 2021  



Job Advert

Position Title: Youth Worker x2      

Directorate: Children, Young People and Partnerships  

Location: Dalkeith HS    

Contract Status: Fixed Term – 30/06/2022  

Hours of Work: 27.5

Working Pattern: Mon – Thurs (8.40-15.30pm) including  1 hour break each day & Fri (8.40-13.05pm) including 15min break  

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 27.5 hours over 39 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £15,844.14 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

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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