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Galashiels Area Office, Paton Street, Galashiels, Selkirkshire, TD1 3AS
£17,344.45 - £18,038.99 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

Job Details

Grade: 2D
Hourly Rate: £8.99 - £9.35
Salary: *£17,344.45 - £18,038.99 per annum 
Contract Duration: Permanent

Please note, there are 2 positions available.

Please note successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale unless they meet certain criteria.

* Scottish Local Government Living Wage Allowance of £9.90 applies to this post

Role Purpose

Under the guidance of the Property Services Manager (Temporary Accommodation) to contribute to a package of community support to homeless applicants in both temporary and permanent accommodation settings. As part of a multi-disciplinary team to maintain acceptable standards in regards to the provisioning, maintaining and the ordinary cleaning of temporary accommodation provided in terms of the Housing legislation.


Applicants must be educated to a reasonable standard and possess reasonable numerical skills. Must be computer literate as required to balance purchase cards on a online banking portal.

A current driving licence and use of a vehicle is an essential requirement of this post.

* If you have a disability which precludes you from holding a drivers licence, Scottish Borders Council will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability. Should it be possible to make such an adjustment in order that you can undertake the travel responsibilities of the post, this will be taken into account in consideration for this role.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries may be made to Tracey Biggs at

Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.  In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post.  All appointments will be made on merit.