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Blackridge Primary School Main Street Blackridge, EH48 3RJ
£23,631 - £24,044 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

Job Advert

We are keen to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and particularly from groups currently under-represented, including people with disabilities, those from minority ethnic communities or from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds

West Lothian Council are committed to far reaching changes to the way we deliver our Education Services. These changes include giving you the support and environment that you need to get on with your job and develop your abilities. Our dedication is demonstrated by the whole council achievement of the Investors in People Standard and always aiming a little higher in our service delivery and improvements.

Blackridge Primary School is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and nurturing Pupil Support Worker to join the team in the nursery.

The successful candidate will work as part of a forward thinking team, bringing a sound knowledge of child development and will respond to the individual needs of each child, providing high quality, caring interactions and learning and teaching experiences.

The post-holder should be educated SCQF Level 6 or provide equivalent qualifications and be able to demonstrate breadth and depth of experience in an early year’s educational establishment. If not already, the post-holder should ensure they achieve SCQF Level 6 within 5 yrs of appointment. The post-holder must be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) as a practitioner and will be subject to Enhanced Disclosure.

This position requires registration with the SSSC. The successful candidate will have six months from commencement in this post to register with the SSSC. If you are already registered with SSSC you will be required to add West Lothian Council to your account

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made.

Interviews will take place on Friday 15th December 2023.

  • Disability Confident Employer - Employer
  • Scottish Living Wage