Child Care and Development Worker - Bilston Primary School
As a member of a team responsible for developing life skills in children, contribute to the planning and implementation of a balanced curriculum for children, and provide a caring and stimulating learning environment, to enable children to achieve their potential.
Post holder must hold at least a practitioner level qualification, HNC Childhood Practice at SCQF Level 7; or SVQ Social Services (Children & Young people) at SCQF 7
or equivalents that meet the requirements for SSSC (Scottish Social Services Council) registration e.g
SVQ 3 Child Care and Education
SVQ 3 Early Years Care and Education
SVQ Children’s Care learning and Development SCQF 7
HNC Childcare and Education.
HNC Working with Children in Early Years.
HNC Early Education and Childcare (at SCQF level 7).
Qualifications which were previously recognised for SNNEB/NNEB registration may be acceptable.
An up to date first aid certificate is also required.
CLOSING DATE 17th December 2018
INTERVIEW DATE Thursday 10th January 2019Job Advert
Position Title: Child Care and Development Worker
Position Number: SPBS031
Directorate: Education Communities and Economy
Location: Bilston Primary School, 2 Park Ave, Bilston, Roslin EH25 9SD
Contract Status: Permanent
Hours of Work: 36 hours
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 £18,902.75 per annum.Requirements
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
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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.