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Fairfield House 8 Lothian Road, EH22 3AA
£32,112 - £35,082 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

Job Vacancy





  • Graduate business-related degree or equivalent. Up to 5 years’ experience.
  • Project management certification or equivalent
  • Effective Communicator – Verbally and written
  • Experience in the delivery of small to medium projects on time
  • Experience in Council/Health and Social Care business area
  • Able to show good interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates Midlothian Council Values


  • PRINCE2 or AGILE practitioner.
  • Knowledge of telecare sector
  • Able to use a PC and M365 applications suite.

This project requires a highly motivated and experienced project manager to deliver an effective switchover for all three services. Given the timelines and the expectations of the post, the ideal candidate will have experience and detailed knowledge of the current telecare sector in Scotland – the potential and the challenges of the digital switchover.

CLOSING DATE - 6th October 2022   



Job Advert

Position Title: Project Manager (Telecare Analogue to Digital Transition)              

Position Number: TBC      

Directorate: Health and Social Care                            

Location: Fairfield House                      

Contract Status: Scottish Local Authority employees – 23 months secondment

External candidates fixed term (23 months)

Hours of Work: 36  

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 36 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £32,112.99 per annum.




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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.