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. 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.
Demonstrable competency in keyboard and clerical skills; SVQ 2 or equivalent is an acceptable alternative.
Experience in a similar office environment, with a working knowledge of modern office equipment would be desirable.
CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 7th October 2020
INTERVIEW DATE: Thursday 15th October 2020
Position Title: Office Support Assistant
Directorate: Education, Communities and Economy
Location: Burnbrae Primary School
Contract Status: Permanent
Hours of Work: 20
Working Pattern: Tuesday Wednesday Thursday 8.15 am – 3.40 pm
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 20 hours over 39 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £9,533.81 per annum.
Office Support Duties at Burnbrae Primary/ Burnbrae Early at discretion of Head Teacher.
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 and/or protected adults.
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
How to apply
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 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…… click apply for full job details
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