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Various Locations In Midlothian
£23,330 - £24,326 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
21 hours per week

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Job Vacancy


Jobholders must hold an SVQ III (Health &Social Care) or be able to demonstrate the relevant competencies required for the role. i.e Assessment, care planning & review, Communicate effectively on difficult, complex and sensitive issues, support individuals to communicate, update and maintain records and reports, reflect on your practice, take action to enhance your practice.

Previous experience of carrying out and implementing care support packages/assessments with an understanding of both the Social care setting and the complexities of telecommunications when programming, installing and resolving faults with the Telecare and CAS equipment. 

Experience of working with people deemed at risk including homeless, older people, people with mental health problems, people with learning disabilities and disabled people is necessary, as well as a general knowledge of social work related legislation, government/council strategic aims.


Jobholders must also have knowledge of Data Protection compliance to ensure the exchanging of information is within the guidelines.

An awareness of what local guidelines/legislative context applies i.e Community Care Act, Adult Support & Protection (Scotland) Act 2007 & Data Protection Act (1998) within which the service operates is required.  Mandatory first aid & basic manual handling training is required.


Knowledge of Telecare equipment is desirable.( installing ,maintaining and repairing basic systems)

Once in post, Jobholders are required to attend higher level awareness courses such as Capacity and Consent courses to fully understand the implications of not recognising the signs or the current legislative requirements as detailed above.


CLOSING DATE 25/08/2022

INTERVIEW DATE 05/09/2022 


Job Advert

Position Title: Midcare Alarm Co-ordinator                   

Position Number: WAC0045

Directorate: Heath and Social Care Partnership                     

Location: Various location in the community                                   

Contract Status: Permanent        

Hours of Work: 21  

Working Pattern: Monday to Friday        

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 21 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £13,609.57 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 email 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.