Trainee Employment & Reward Administrator

Midlothian Council

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This is an exciting development opportunity for a motivated and positive candidate with a customer service focus to participate in the development of modern Employment and Reward Service within Human Resources. You will be supported to contribute to the provision of an operational and advisory Reward & Employment Service, focussing on a particular area of service delivery. Once trained you will be able to progress and provide appropriate advice and guidance on the interpretation and application of the full range of Employment and Reward policies and procedures in order to respond to employees, managers, prospective employees and legislative change.

Consideration will be given to candidates who can demonstrate competence across a range of employment and reward activities, support will be given through a development plan to achieve the required qualifications within an agreed timescale. In addition, you must be competent in the use and application of Windows based software and demonstrable experience of data input or system administrative duties using a corporate system would be ideal.

You should also be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, an awareness of the importance of contractual documentation, an attention to detail and the ability to prioritise workload and to work to tight deadlines.

Salary placing, as above dependant on qualifications and experience.

Job Vacancy

Position Title: Trainee Employment & Reward Administrator

Position Number: RAC0027

Directorate: Resources

Location: Midlothian House

Contract Status: Fixed Term for 12 months from appointment

Hours of Work: 36 Hours

Working Pattern: Standard 36 Hours on Flexi Scheme

Weeks per year: 52

Closing Date: Sunday 20 August 2017

Interview Date: Tuesday 29 August 2017

Please note that it is Midlothian Councils policy that successful applicants will be appointed to the first point on the salary scale.

The Salary Placing will depend on qualifications and experience as per the development scheme below:

Entry Level, Annual Salary - Entry Requirements

Grade 2, £18,202.47 - No HR/Payroll Experience and no specific HR or Payroll Qualifications.

Grade 3, £19,310.77 - Either demonstrable HR and/or Payroll experience.

Grade 4, £20,494.22 - Either an HR or Payroll specific qualification with limited HR/Payroll experience

Grade 5, £22,015.79 - Holds both HR & Payroll specific qualifications or equivalent level qualification in a relevant discipline with previous experience in a HR/Payroll environment.


Compliance with the mandatory Cabinet Office PSN (Public Sector Network) Code of Connection requires the Council to meet a baseline personal security standard. This requires completion of a basic/standard/enhanced disclosure check for all employees who can access official information. The fee for this PSN Disclosure check is £25 and the successful candidate will be required to re-pay to the Council the fee through payroll deduction.

Additional Information

If you have difficulty applying for this post or in accessing attached documentation, 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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