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Various Locations In Scottish Borders, TD6 0SA
£19,447.37 - £20,836.46 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Permanent & Temporary & Casual
Position Type:
Full Time & Part Time

Job Description

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 to work weekend shifts

Please note this is a rolling advert, therefore applicants may be contacted before the closing date.  The closing date has been extended to 30 November 2021.






We currently have vacancies for support workers in all locations in the Scottish Borders. 

Various contract sizes including relief to work a weekend shift.

The support worker plays a vital role in supporting service users to meet their needs as identified in their personal support plan through an outcome focused approach and based on the principles or independence, choice, rights, dignity and privacy. This may involve either working in a building based service or in the community.


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

Experience not essential as full training will be provided.

The Individual

Informal enquiries can be made to to Louise Wilson by emailing

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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