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  • Ref no: SBO04297
  • Published: 22/9/2020
  • Closes: 4/10/2020
  • Location: Hq - Main Building, Council Headquarters, Newtown St.Boswells, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 0SA
  • Salary: £17,393.69 - £18,707.69 per year
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Details

Grade: 4A
Hourly Rate: £9.53 - £10.25
Salary: £17,393.69 - £18,707.69 per annum
Contract Duration: Temporary until 31 March 2021

Role Purpose

Scottish Borders Council Business Support Service are looking to recruit a Clerical Assistant on a temporary basis to 31st March 2021.

The position is based at Council Headquarters in Newtown St Boswells, but as we continue to work remotely, it is envisaged the post holder will work some of their time at HQ and some of their time at home, working on a rotational basis with other team members.

This post forms part of a large and busy multi-disciplined task team providing clerical and administrative support to a number of service areas across the Council.

You must be motivated by a challenge and can demonstrate excellent customer service, be adaptable and know what it is to be a good team member.


Minimum of 3 NAT 4 qualifications (or equivalent), including English OR relevant experience, knowledge and skills necessary to undertake the role.


Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries can be made to Denise Douglas on 01835 824000 ext. 5923 or by email to or to Alan Stavert on 01835 824000 ext. 5925 or by email to

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. 

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