Vacancy Information It is East Lothian Council’s policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale Salary: £23340-£25512 per annum pro rata (£12.79-£13.98 per hour) Part-time temporary post until end of October 2019 18.5 hours per week Tues 08.00-15.30, Thurs 08.00-16.30 and Fri 08.30-12.00 To start asap INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY Applications for this post will only be accepted from current employees of East Lothian Council (this includes casual and agency staff who are currently undertaking work for us) Job Details To work towards the provision of a high quality care and education service, which meets the needs of vulnerable children aged 6 weeks – 5 years, in partnership with parents, carers and other professionals. Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under ‘Related Documents’) 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 reach the interview stage. In cases where the majority of applicants meet all the essential criteria, the desirable criteria will be used to form a final short-leet. Job Requirements Relevant Qualifications Educated to HNC in Childcare, NNEB or SVQ3 in Childcare and Education. 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 website. Additional Information For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link: Non-teaching employment information If you have any difficulties creating an account on MyJobScotland or applying for this post please contact the MyJobScotland support team via this link . If you require further information about this vacancy, please call, or email us on 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.