Community Link Worker - Two Posts

Favourite Scottish Borders Council
Ref no: SBO02161
Closes: Sunday, 21st January 2018
Published: Friday, 12th January 2018
Location: Various Locations In Scottish Borders
Salary: £17,529.84 - £19,409.58 per year
Hours: 30.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Part Time
Organisation: Scottish Borders Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Adult Social Work

Job Details

Grade: 5A
Hourly Rate: £9.60-£10.63
Salary: £17,529.84-£19,409.58 Pro Rata
Contract Duration Permanent

Please note there are 2 positions: - Kelso 25 hours per week and Galashiels 30 hours per week. Please indicate which position you wish to be considered for.

Role Purpose

To work in partnership with people with a learning disability, their carers, and other organisations; to enable them to pursue their personal outcomes within their own local communities. This will include the provision of direct support to people with a learning disability to enable them to access a range of opportunities and to develop their social networks.

Hours of work mainly Monday to Friday during the day but some regular evening/weekend work will be required.

Principal duties & responsibilities - See additional information.

Please note on your application which post(s) you wish to be considered for.

Interviews will take place on Monday 5th & Tuesday 6th February 2018.

For informal enquiries please contact Claire Veitch (Manager LAC team), or 01896 840 200.


SVQ Level 2/equivalent qualification or equivalent relevant experience.

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 to

Claire Veitch Tel: 01896840200 Email:

Job Location