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  • Ref no: SBO04279
  • Published: 12/10/2020
  • Closes: 1/11/2020
  • Location: Galashiels Local Office, Paton Street, Galashiels, Selkirkshire, TD1 3AS
  • Salary: £19,447.37 - £20,836.46 per year pro rata
  • Contract Type: Permanent & Temporary
  • Position Type: Full Time & Part Time

Job Details

Grade: 4D
Hourly Rate: £10.08 - £10.80
Salary: £19,447.37 - £20,836.46 pro rata per annum
Contract Duration: Permanent/Temporary/Casual Relief

Various contract sizes are available - including evenings, weekends and relief.

Please note this is a rolling advert, therefore applicants may be contacted before the closing date of 1 November 2020.

The closing date for this post has been extended to 1 November 2020.






Role Purpose

We currently have vacancies for support workers in Lauder, Earlston and Galashiels form various contract sizes, including evenings, weekends and relief.

All offers of casual/relief work will be managed digitally through the MySirenum app downloaded to your Android/iOS device.

Using the MySirenum app, you will be able to update your availability/unavailability. Your availability is then visible to SB Cares, enabling us to send offers of work to those who are available on the dates and times required.


• Basic numeracy and literacy
• SVQ level 2 in Social Care or to obtain within 1 year

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries can be made to Alexandra Murray by emailing or by tel 01896 662701 or to Penny Johnson by emailing or by tel 01896 830172

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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