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Auchinleck Early Childhood CentreDalsalloch Road Auchinleck, KA18 2BU
£28,720 - £30,976 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
17.5 hours per week

Job Description

Contribute as part of a team to the provision of a quality early learning and childcare service for children aged 0-8 years and their families and work to the principles of the national care standards for early education and childcare and abide by the Code of Practice for Social Service Workers.



The duties of the post involve Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Successful applicants for such posts will be required to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member in respect of Regulated Work with either or both of these groups as appropriate, or if they are already a Scheme member, be subject to a PVG Scheme Record Update, before any formal offer of employment can be made by East Ayrshire Council. Please note:- PVG members' records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG Scheme Record or Scheme Record Update, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant prior to any formal offer of employment being made.

Please note – Between 1 August 2023 and 31 March 2024 the PVG fee for this post will be paid for by the Scottish Government.



This is a temporary part time, term time post based at Auchinleck Early Childhood Centre, Auchinleck. The hours of work will be 17.5 hours per week, to be worked at the direction of the Line Manager.

The full time salary for this post is between £28,720 - £30,976 per annum.

The actual salary for this post is between £12,289 - £13,254 per annum.

This is a temporary post up until 30th June 2024.

Pay award pending for 2023/24.

We follow the national guidance in relation to pre-employment checks namely “Safer Recruitment Through Better Recruitment”. With regards to requests for references and in line with this guidance, during your application process you should provide details of a minimum of two appropriate and relevant references, one of which should be from your current or most recent employer. It is also a requirement that the reference from your current or most recent employer is from an appropriate senior manager and it is not a reference from a former peer operating at the same level.

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