The rate of pay for these posts is National Minimum Wage hourly rate for the relevant age group plus holiday pay.

Sessional Workers are required to assist in the efficient and effective delivery of the organisation’s childcare services.  Settings include a full day care nursery in Leith, an out of school club in Balerno and a breakfast and out of school club in Juniper Green.  Specific hours are not guaranteed and vary from short sessions to full time dependent on the needs of the organisation.

There may be opportunities to work at other locations across the city which are operated by our parent company, North Edinburgh Childcare, which has 7 Out Of School Club, 2 breakfast clubs, and 1 nursery site.

N.B. Applicants for childcare posts must be eligible for registration with the Scottish Social Services Council and the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme, along with clearing The Scottish Government’s security criteria.


To download and edit our application form please click on the link below.

A pop up box will appear asking for a password to be entered for write access.  Please click on the bottom
left hand ‘Read Only’ box which will open the document.  Once you have opened the document please go to ‘File” and  ‘Save as’ then rename the document and save to your computer.  You will now be able to edit and save the application form.

Application Form for Childcare posts

Application Form for Non-Childcare Posts

Application Guidance Notes


Please return completed applications to :-

or by post to:-

Human Resources Department , North Edinburgh Childcare, 18b Ferry Road Avenue, EDINBURGH, EH4 4BL

or for a paper version to be posted out call our Human Resources Department on:-

0131 332 8001


North Edinburgh Childcare is an equal opportunities employer and applications are particularly welcome from those under-represented in the childcare workforce including men, people from minority ethnic backgrounds and people with disabilities.

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