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Early Years Support Workers - Various locations - EAL05523

Employer
East Lothian Council
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
6 May 2021

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Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Vacancy Information
It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale

£9.74- £10.64 per hour
Posts will be available at various locations with full-time / part-time options**
These are 52 week contracts
To start: August 2021

To support the staffing in early years settings for the implementation of 1140 hours.
The hours available will be between 1 day and full time depending on the staffing arrangements in schools.

Applicants will be asked to select their preferred location(s) and whether they wish to be considered for full time or part time work when they complete the application form.

**If you have applied on a previous campaign you do not need to apply again.

Please note there are no vacancies available within Dunbar or Haddington.
Job Details
To work as an effective member of an early years team delivering a high quality child centred service which meets the needs of children and their families.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Job attachments') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job. You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form. You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to be considered for interview.

The East Lothian Way
The 'East Lothian Way' - values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work. Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours. Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.
Job Requirements
Relevant QualificationsMust hold an SVQ in Social Services (Children & Young People) at SCQF Level 6 (or an alternative SSSC recognised equivalent qualification). If not already obtained you must commit to achieve the SVQ in the first period of registration to meet the SSSC registration requirements.
First Aid qualification or willingness to work towards gaining it.
Level 2 Food Hygiene certificate or willingness to work towards gaining it.

SSSC registration or agreement to register within 6 months from the date of appointment to this post is essential.

PVG Membership
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups are required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Please note: PVG member's records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.

Please note:
If you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the GOV.UK website.
Additional Information
For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link:

www.eastlothian.gov.uk/nonteachinginfo

East Lothian Council Primary and Secondary Schools
Further details on all East Lothian Council Primary and Secondary Schools, including individual school websites can be found here: Primary and Secondary Schools

If you have any difficulties creating an account on MyJobScotland or applying for this post please contact the MyJobScotland support team via this link https://www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/contact-us.

If you require further information about this vacancy, please call 01620 827868, or email us on recruitment@eastlothian.gov.uk

Please note: we do not accept CV's. There is no function to allow you to upload a CV to MyJobScotland and we do not accept CV's by post or email. All our vacancies must be applied for by completing the on-line application form.
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