Join The Team
  • Midlothian Sure Start is a dynamic, award winning third sector organisation.  It offers a quality support service to families with children up to age 12 across Midlothian.  Midlothian Sure Start has been in existence since 2001 and employs over 70 members of staff providing a service in Family Learning centres and in the community.  Our ethos is to provide a holistic, confidential community based service where families are at the heart of what we do.

    We are looking for people who are as passionate about the services we provide as we are and in return we are keen to support professional development with excellent training and development opportunities, enhanced sick pay (following completion of probation), enhanced annual leave entitlement (we close completely for a well-earned break over Christmas and New Year) and we support our staff with an Employee Assistance Programme and Pension Scheme.

    We are currently recruiting for the following posts:

  • We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our team as Fundraising and Communication Officer to increase revenue within Midlothian Sure Start as well as promoting our organisation, through a variety of fundraising, marketing and communication activities.  

    We are looking for an ambitious, organised and enthusiastic individual for this unique role. 

    Fundraising and Communications Officer (Ref 101)

    Full Time – 35 hours per week

    ( Opportunity for Flexible working, Home-based working and Job Shares considered )

    £26,060 + Pension

    Fixed Term until June 2020

    Based at Midlothian Sure Start Head Office, Mayfield, Dalkeith

    Educated to degree level in a relevant subject or can demonstrate equivalent skills through ongoing professional/personal development.

    Previous experience of fundraising and marketing administration is essential.

    Previous experience in managing a Community Fundraising strategy.

    Application packs can be downloaded from the website at

    or by emailing


    For further information please call Molly Moyle, Business Support Manager on 0131 654 0489.


    Closing Date: Monday 8th October @ 12 noon.



  • 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


    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





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