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Facilities Assistant

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Posting date:11 September 2018
Salary:17188 GBP - 17939 GBP per year
Location:Various Locations In Midlothian, EH22 1DN
Company:Midlothian Council
Job type:Permanent
Job reference:MID02511
Hours:Full time

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Job Description

Facility Services within the Resources Directorate of Midlothian Council operate a building cleaning service within Offices, Primary and Secondary Schools across Midlothian. We are currently seeking enthusiastic, highly motivated people who would like to have a career within Facility Services to join our team. 

You will be required assist the Site Supervisor in the day to day operational requirements of the service. You will also assist and participate in staff training and ensure that the high standards of cleanliness expected are maintained. 

You will also assist the Site Supervisor to order cleaning materials, report machine repairs and work as part of a team to ensure the premises are cleaned. 

Experience would be an advantage, along with a general standard of education. Training will be given on the building cleaning tasks, and you will become fully trained to British Institute of Cleaning Science standards.

Closing date: Sunday 23rd September 2018

Interview Date: Wednesday 3rd October / Thursday 4th October 2018

Requirements

Position Title: Facilities Assistant 

Directorate: Resources 

Location: Various Offices, Primary and Secondary Schools 

Contract Status: Permanent & Fixed Term

Working Pattern: Monday to Friday various hours am and pm up to 4 hours per day.

Weekend posts Saturday & Sunday up to 4 hours per day am.


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

The hours of work and working pattern will be agreed at your interview, based on the needs of the service.

Responsibilities

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 

The Individual

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.


Care Assistant

Job details
Posting date:12 September 2018
Salary:9 GBP per hour
Location:EH8 7NE
Company:City and County Healthcare Recruitment
Job type:Permanent
Job reference:SCRT006-2018910
Hours:Part time

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Guaranteed Hours Contract Available!

Do you have the ability to communicate with people from a wide variety of backgrounds? Have you considered how you can make a difference to the lives of vulnerable people in your area?

Due to expansion and growth, SCRT are looking for enthusiastic care workers to join our team of Care Assistants in Duddingston (EH8) Portobello (EH15) Bingham (EH16) Niddrie (EH16) and surrounding areas.

To join our team and make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable adults in these communities, you don’t need previous experience, as full training and support will be provided.

Who would make an ideal care worker? We’re looking for people with the following attributes;
• The ability to communicate with tact and sensitivity.
• The ability to remain calm under pressure.
• A good listener who is patient
• A happy ‘people person’
• A honest person, who acts with integrity and goes above and beyond.
• Willing to support with personal care, meal preparation, administering medication, social inclusion, shopping 
and light household duties.

This job involves travelling from home to home, so you must have access to a vehicle. We do have fantastic runs for Non Drivers!

The hours are flexible as care is provided at various times of the day, seven days a week. Successful applicants will be able to work shifts of 4pm - 10pm on a rota basis with alternate weekend working.

We provide much more than just a care job; we offer fantastic training and development opportunities and have a clear internal promotion structure! SCRT are committed to developing your career.

As a Care Assistant for SCRT you’ll enjoy:
• Guaranteed Hours Contracts*
• A Fantastic Pension Scheme
• Competitive hourly rates from £9.00 and 28 days’ annual leave (pro rata)*
• Full training and ongoing support
• The chance to increase your career opportunities with SVQ’s to Level 3*
• Employee referral bonus programmes*
• Childcare vouchers*

The successful candidates are required to obtain or update a Protection of Vulnerable Group (PVG) membership through Disclosure Scotland. SCRT can assist you to obtain this.

SCRT is an equal opportunities employer.

* Terms and conditions apply

Caretaker X2

Job details
Posting date:11 September 2018
Salary:18202 GBP - 19047 GBP per year
Location:Various Locations In Midlothian, EH22 1DN
Company:Midlothian Council
Job type:Permanent
Job reference:MID02512
Hours:Part time

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Job Vacancy

Opening of the building, checking heating and the building for any possible problems which may impact on the ability for building users to operate and to notify the Duty Co-ordinator should any faults occur.

Ensuring that fire and intruder alarm systems are in working order and carry out weekly test.

Clear snow from pathways to building entrances as agreed locally.

Responding to fire alarm activation whilst building is open by following the building management fire procedures

Check and arrange that rooms are set up for any internal/external lets/bookings

that the building is secure at the end of the day. Check windows, doors, perimeter fences to ensure the condition and security.

Provide a visible presence in relation to building security when members of the public are present or as requested by the building management

Carry out agreed local procedure for access and egress for both pedestrians and vehicles

Close and make the building secure at end of access hours

To assist in setting up and the preparation of rooms/halls for meetings

To undertake any other relevant tasks associated with the Service Level Agreement in the Facility Service provision to the Council

All Jobholders are required to be numerate, effective communicators and be experienced in dealing with the public.

Previous caretaking/building security experience is desirable

CLOSING DATE Sunday 23rd September 2018

INTERVIEW DATE: Wednesday 3rd October / Thursday 4th October 2018

Job Advert

Position Title: Caretaker x2

Position Number: TBC

Directorate: Resources

Location: Various locations within Midlothian

Contract Status: Permanent

Hours of Work: 17 hours 30 minutes

Working Pattern: 07.30am to 09.30am/14.30pm to 16.00pm Mon/Fri

Weeks per year: 40

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 17 hours 30 minutes over 40 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £7,792.06 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 www.disclosurescotland.gov.uk

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.


Care Assistant

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Posting date:12 September 2018
Salary:8.75 GBP per hour
Location:Dalkeith, Midlothian, EH22 2AH
Company:Barchester Healthcare Limited
Job type:Permanent
Job reference:AVLCH/CA/D/HN_1536756499
Hours:Full time

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ABOUT THE ROLE
As a Care Assistant at a Barchester care home, you'll help residents enjoy each day by making sure they get the quality care and support they deserve. You'll assist with daily living, providing support and companionship - and sharing great moments and memories too. It's a chance to bring your dedication and compassion to a fulfilling environment. Every day will be different, so you can expect to undertake work that's as varied as it is rewarding. As a Care Assistant, you could be doing anything from supporting residents with their food and drink and following care plans to ensuring that each of our residents has one-to-one time. It's an opportunity to put your skills to meaningful use and develop your career.

ABOUT YOU
You'll need to have empathy, a can-do approach and excellent communication skills to join us as a Care Assistant. If you have that, then you don't need any specific care experience as we'll provide all the training you need to thrive. Above all, you'll have real compassion for all our residents in order to deliver the highest standard of care and support.

REWARDS PACKAGE
As well as a competitive salary, Barchester offers one of the best rewards packages in the care sector. Your generous benefits would include:

* Free learning and development
* Automatic enrolment into our profit share scheme
* Access to childcare vouchers
* A range of holiday, retail and leisure discounts
* Unlimited access to our Refer a Friend bonus scheme

If you'd like to use your people skills in an organisation that provides the quality care you'd expect for your loved ones, this is a rewarding place to be.

Our Care Home Manager is always happy to welcome you into the home for an informal chat, simply pop in to find out more about working at Barchester.


Bikeability Support Officer

Job details
Posting date:24 September 2018
Salary:18202 GBP - 19047 GBP per year
Location:Dalkeith, EH22 1DN
Company:Midlothian Council
Job type:Permanent
Job reference:MID02545
Hours:Part time

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Job Vacancy

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 is essential. (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 is also essential.

Demonstrable competency in keyboard and clerical skills are also required; SVQ 2 or equivalent is an acceptable alternative.

Experience in a similar office environment, with a working knowledge of modern office equipment is desirable.

CLOSING DATE Friday 5 October

INTERVIEW DATE Friday 12 October (Morning)

Job Advert

Position Title: Bikeability Support Officer

Position Number: RED0315

Directorate: Resources

Location: Midlothian House

Contract Status: Fixed Term until 28 June 2019

Hours of Work: 6 hours per week

Working Pattern: Flexible

Weeks per year: 36

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 6 hours over 36 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £1,602.94 per annum, additional hours may be available towards the end of the summer term 2019.

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.

Cook 1

Job details
Posting date:12 September 2018
Salary:17188 GBP - 17939 GBP per year
Location:Mayfield, EH22 5BB
Company:Midlothian Council
Job type:Permanent
Job reference:MID02514
Hours:Part time

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Job Vacancy

Facility Services within Resources of Midlothian Council operate a catering service based with Primary Schools and High Schools across Midlothian.

This post is based in Lawfield Primary Kitchen working 10:30am– 14:00pm Monday to Thursday working 38 weeks of the year.

Assisting the Kitchen Catering Supervisor in the day to day operational requirements of the kitchen including the basic food preparation, serving of all foods, cleaning, maintenance and checking of equipment.

The knowledge for the post is acquired through either on or off the job training and experience.

Once in post the Jobholder is required to gain the elementary food hygiene certificate

CLOSING DATE – 19.09.18

INTERVIEW DATE – 26.09.18

Job Advert

Position Title: Cook 1

Position Number: CT01P39

Directorate: Resources

Location: Lawfield Primary School, Mayfield, Dalkeith, EH22 5BB

Contract Status: Permanent

Hours of Work: 14

Working Pattern: Mon – Thurs; 10.30 -14.00

Weeks per year: 38

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 14 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £5,591.95 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 www.disclosurescotland.gov.uk

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.


Care Support Worker Day & Nights

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Posting date:24 September 2018
Salary:19310 GBP - 20156 GBP per year
Location:Dalkeith, EH22 3EY
Company:Midlothian Council
Job type:Permanent
Job reference:MID02544
Hours:Part time

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Job Vacancy

Based at Highbank Care Home, Eskbank, Dalkeith, you will provide personal care and respond to the social and emotional needs of older people requiring residential care, assessment and Intermediate care. You must have direct experience of residential care work or in a related field of caring for older people. A positive and caring attitude together with a commitment to supporting residents to maintain their independence in terms of choice is essential. Please note this post is worked on a rota basis and will include some weekend work.

The Jobholder should be educated to at least SVQ level II in Social Care or a related subject and have practical experience working in a supportive role with clients delivering personal plans. They need to be able to work without direct supervision and have a mature and self-reliant approach with the ability to respond to unplanned situations in a calm and flexible manner.

The Jobholder is required to be registered with the SSSC and have a satisfactory enhanced PVG

The jobholder will undertake training specified within the Unit’s training & staff development plan in relation to administration of medication.

CLOSING DATE Friday 5th October 2018

INTERVIEW DATE Week beginning 22nd October 2018

Job Advert

Position Title: Care Support Worker & Care Support Worker Nights

Position Number: Various

Directorate: Health and Social Care

Location: Highbank Care Home

Contract Status: Permanent

Hours of Work: 19.50 (Days) & 20.17 (Nights)

Working Pattern: 6 Week Rota

Weeks per year: 52

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 20.17 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £10,819.40 per annum.

Based on you working 19.50 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £10,460.00 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 www.disclosurescotland.gov.uk

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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