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Various Locations in Shetland, ZE1 000
£14.01 - £16.88 per hour
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Please state in your application which of the following posts you are interested in applying for:

  • Learning Support Worker
  • Learning Support Assistant
  • Practitioner - Early Learning & Childcare
  • Support Worker - Early Learning & Childcare (qualified)
  • Support Worker - Early Learning & Childcare (unqualified)
  • Play Practitioner
  • Play Support Worker

It would also be helpful to the panel if applicants were able to provide information on availability and which locations in Shetland they would be willing to work.

Applications are invited to join our relief bank to provide support in our schools, nurseries and out of school clubs across Shetland. Members of the relief bank will be contacted on an ‘as and when required’ basis to provide cover, for example due to staff absence.

Applications will be assessed against the criteria in the Person Specifications for the posts. Suitable applicants will be invited to interview and recruitment checks such as references, PVG Scheme membership, verification of qualifications and proof of eligibility to work in the UK will be carried out before applicants are placed on the relief bank.

If you apply online we will contact you by e-mail so please check for messages regularly.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

Please follow the link below for further information -

Additional Information

  • Rate of pay shown is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1.4202
  • Hours of work will be as and when required
  • Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update
  • Posts in Early Learning & Childcare and Out of School Clubs will have to complete registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of the agreed start date
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

For further details relating to his post, please contact: Chloe Kerr, Quality Improvement Officer - ELC, 01595 744973 or email

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.


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