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Hawthorn Childrens Centre 2f Bogwood Road, EH22 5DQ
£21,696 - £22,466 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
28 hours per week

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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 - 29 September 2023 

INTERVIEW DATE - 10 October 2023 

Vacancy Information

Position Title: Catering Assistant

Directorate: Children, Young People & Partnerships

Location: Hawthorn Family Learning Centre

Contract Status: Permanent

Hours of Work: 28

Working Pattern: Monday – Thursday, 10.00am -4:00pm Friday, 10.00am -2:00pm

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 28 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £16,875.01 per annum.


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

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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