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Highbank Residential Home 9 Bonnyrigg Road, EH22 3EY
£23,650 - £24,345 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
25 hours per week

Job Vacancy

Basic reading is a requirement of the job to enable the Jobholder to read the instructions regarding the handling of chemicals and use of laundry equipment.

Knowledge is normally acquired through demonstration and familiarisation on the job.

Interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team are also an essential requirement for this post. 

CLOSING DATE - Sunday 21st July 2024

INTERVIEW DATE - Week Beginning 29th July 2024

Job Advert

Position Title: Domestic

Position Number: MSW185

Directorate: Health & Social Care

Location: Highbank Intermediate Care

Contract Status: Permanent

Hours of Work: 25

Working Pattern: 4 week rota, which includes weekend working

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 19.5 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £16,423.65 per annum.


This post is considered Regulated Work with Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with adults.

Successful candidates will require PVG Scheme membership for Regulated Work with Adults, 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.

If you are a trainee of a Midlothian Council Training Programme, have a disability or you are a care experienced young person you are eligible for a guaranteed interview if you meet the essential criteria for the post.

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