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Fairfield House 8 Lothian Road, EH22 3AA
£27,181 - £28,271 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

Job Vacancy


We are seeking a performance support analyst to join to support continuous improvement within the Children, Young People and Partnerships directorate. As part of the Performance team, you have an active role in supporting service delivery through collating, analysing and interpreting data and information. A high degree of IT literacy is required as is the ability to embrace the use of new systems quickly. The successful candidate will also be required to promote and develop partnership working with services and teams in the council. The principal receptibilities include routine and ad hoc performance reporting, data analysis, monitoring progress, and being a main conduit for freedom of information and subject access requests.


Relevant HNC/D degree appropriate equivalent professional qualification, showing evidence of experience and ability to research, analyse and present conclusions. In exceptional circumstances consideration will be given to individuals who can demonstrate appropriate and relevant experience in this area.

Proficiency in the use of all Microsoft Office packages is essential and experience of other project management tools would be desirable.

Accomplished interpersonal and team working skills are essential as is the ability to deal with a range of contacts up to senior management level.

Experience of working with partners out with the Council.

CLOSING DATE - 9th June 2024

INTERVIEW DATE - 17th & 18th June 2024

Job Advert

Position Title: Performance Support Analyst

Directorate: Children, Young People and Partnership

Location: Fairfield House

Contract Status: Permanent

Hours of Work: 36

Working Pattern: Monday – 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 36 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £27,181.61 per annum.


This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children and adults.
Successful candidates will require PVG Scheme membership for Regulated Work with Children and 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.

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