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Fairfield House 8 Lothian Road, EH22 3AA
£24,626 - £25,528 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
21.6 hours per week

Job Vacancy


This role will provide essential administrative support to the busy Wellbeing Team and will work across a range of projects including Midlothian Active Choices exercise referral programme, the Ageing Well project and the Best Step Forward programme, while also providing support to the Access to Midlothian card scheme for Sport & Leisure services as a whole.

The post holder will be a key point of contact for customer enquiries and experience of working in a customer facing administrative role would be an advantage.


Evidence of competency in literacy and numeracy skills such as a minimum of three standard grades level 3 passes or above to include Mathematics and English or equivalent is essential. (SVQ 2 or equivalent is an acceptable alternative).  Some practical experience or demonstration of competency in the use of word processing and standard PC software packages is also essential.

Demonstrable competency in keyboard and clerical skills are also required; SVQ 2 or equivalent is an acceptable alternative.

Experience in a similar office environment, with a working knowledge of modern office equipment is desirable.

CLOSING DATE - Sunday 4th August 2024

INTERVIEW DATE - Week Beginning 19th August 2024

Job Advert

Position Title: Sport and Leisure Wellbeing Assistant

Position Number: A2165

Directorate: Place

Working from Home: No

Location: Fairfield House

Contract Status: Fixed term until 30/06/2025

Hours of Work: 21.6

Working Pattern: To be agreed with successful candidate

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 21.6 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £14,776.12  per annum.

Compliance with the mandatory Cabinet Office PSN (Public Sector Network) Code of Connection requires the Council to meet a baseline personal security standard. This requires completion of a disclosure check for all employees who can access official information. The fee for this PSN Disclosure check will be met by you.

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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