Agency Staff at East Lothian Council
East Lothian Council uses various different recruitment agencies when taking on temporary agency workers. These agencies were selected as part of a national procurement processes undertaken by Scottish Procurement, on behalf of all public sector organisations in Scotland, and Scotland Excel, on behalf of local authorities in Scotland.
Please note that the Council has no control over how the agencies operate, and who they employ. The contract of employment for agency staff exists between the worker and the agency, and not with the Council.
East Lothian Council makes use of agency workers on a short term basis to cover seasonal work, periods of high demand, periods of absence and in areas where a specific skill is required for a defined period of time.
Agency staff are used to supplement, not replace permanent council employees.
Which recruitment agencies do we use?
Admin staff, Catering Staff, Manual Staff
Social and Care Agency Workers
Residential Sector Roles
Community Based Roles