Assistant Activity Coordinator x2

Midlothian Council
£17,864 - £18,709 per year Pro Rata
13 Oct 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Advert

Opportunities exist at Newbyres Village Care Home for 2 part time Assistant Activity Co-ordinators. You will assist with the planning, development, co-ordination, and implementation of activities for Care Home residents, including group activities and one to one support. Previous experience of working within a residential care setting is desirable.

You should be able to work without direct supervision and have a responsible and self-reliant approach with the ability to respond to unplanned situations in a calm and flexible manner.

Vacancy Information

Position Title: Assistant Activity Co-ordinator x2

Directorate: Health & Social Care

Location: Newbyres Village Care Home

Contract Status: Permanent

Hours of Work: 18 Hours per Week

Working Pattern: To be agreed with successful candidates

Weeks per year: 52

Closing date: Thursday 27 October 2016

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 18 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £8,932.16 per annum.


This post is considered Regulated Work with Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with protected adults.

Successful candidates will require PVG Scheme membership for Regulated Work with 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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