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Midlothian Sure Start is a dynamic, award winning voluntary Organisation.

It offers a quality support service to families with children up to age 10 across Midlothian.

Midlothian Sure Start has been in existence since 2001 and employs over 80 members of staff providing a service in six family support centres. Our ethos is to provide a holistic, confidential community based service where Project Users are at the heart of the service.


We are currently looking to recruit the following posts:

Job Descriptions can be downloaded from the links on the right.


You can also download the Vacancy Application Form and any relevant documents from the links below.

If you have any questions relating to the above positions, you can call us on 0131 654 0489 or

email recruitment@midlothiansurestart.org.uk


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(Job Description)

Bank Staff

Support Workers / Early Years Practitioners

Working within all 6 centres in Midlothian

Hourly Rate £7.90 - £8.57


For candidates who are qualified and interested in applying we are looking for SPA/SVQ2 in early education and childcare or equivalent qualification as a minimum requirement.


A sound knowledge and experience of child development & working with families is preferred. 


We are willing to take on candidates who have the 10 week crèche workers course training as a minimum training standard on the understanding the candidate is willing to register with SSSC and undertake relevant training or qualification required to reach the standard of SVQ3 in early education and childcare or equivalent.  Training will involve courses such as Birth to 3 Training, Child Protection level I & II and accessing further education training to reach this standard.


For further information call Eliza Waye, Deputy Manager on 0131 654 0489

or email on elizawaye@midlothiansurestart.org.uk


The Vacancy Application Form can be downloaded from the link at the bottom of this page

or you can call Molly Moyle on 0131 654 0489

or email on recruitment@midlothiansurestart.org.uk

(Job Description)

Positive Destinations Officer (Ref 305)


27 hours per week - 9 Month Contract


Salary Scale 27-30  £24.646 - £27,243 pro rata + Pension


Based Midlothian Sure Start, Mayfield Family Learning Centre.


With a passion for working with young children and a strong understanding of pre-birth to three framework and Building the Ambition, the successful candidate will develop, deliver, monitor & evaluate a program of activities and support for Parents and Carers to work towards Positive Destinations, such as Education, Volunteering, Apprenticeships and Employment within the Mayfield/Easthouses area.  


An HNC in Social Care or Community Education, or equivalent is essential.

Previous experience of working with adults is essential.  

Previous experience of supporting Parents/Carers is desirable.

Knowledge of and experience in, community learning and development is also desirable.

Application packs can be downloaded from the website at www.midlothiansurestart.org.uk


For further information please call 0131 654 0489.

Closing date for applications: Monday 20th November 2017


Vacancy Application Form

(Job Description)

Administration Assistant - Maternity Cover

Full Time (35 Hours)

Salary Scale 12-15, £16,950 - £17,938.38 pa plus Pension



To undertake a variety of clerical, typing and administrative duties to ensure a consistent efficient approach is delivered in all aspects of Midlothian Sure Start administration.  This may entail you travelling to other centres within Midlothian whilst being based at our Head Office at Mayfield.



· Salary of £16,950 - £17,938.38

· Workplace Pension

· Generous holiday entitlement

· In-house training with the opportunity to access external training

· Working as part of an ever growing supportive Organisation

· An opportunity to make a difference to the lives of our families

Application packs can be downloaded from the Website (www.midlothiansurestart.org.uk).

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 21st November 2017