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  • Ref no: EAY04173
  • Published: 3/6/19
  • Closes: 21/6/19
  • Location: Across East Ayrshire, KA1 1ED
  • Salary: £26,718 - £29,193 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

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.


There are 2 full time full year permanent posts available. One will be based at James Hamilton Early Childhood Centre and the other at Netherthird Early Childhood Centre. You will be asked within your application which post(s) you wish to be considered for.

The hours of work are 35 per week plus one hour contractual overtime.

The salary for this post is £26,718 - £29,193 however with the one hour contractual overtime, the actual salary will be £27,481 - £30,027.