Support Worker - Newcastleton

Favourite SB Cares
Ref no: SBO02309
Closes: Sunday, 25th March 2018
Published: Friday, 9th March 2018
Location: Hawick Community Support Service, C/O Katharine Elliot Centre, Howdenbank, Hawick, Roxburghshire
Salary: £17,702.33 - £18,975.66 per year Pro Rata
Hours: 32.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Part Time
Organisation: Scottish Borders Council
  SB Cares
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Adult Care

Job Details

Grade: 4D
Hourly Rate: £9.17- £9.83
Salary: £17,702.33 - £18,975.66 pro rata per annum
Contract Duration: Permanent

Please note the hours for this post are: 18,30 and 32. On your application please indicate which position you are interested in.

The location for these roles are in the Newcastleton area.




Role Purpose

We are looking to recruit Support Workers for our SB Cares Care at Home Service in Newcastleton.  Contract sizes of 18, 30 & 32 hours are available which include evening and weekend work.  Successful candidates will be expected to work an 8 week rolling rota which includes periods of 4 working and 4 days non working with some regular exceptions for attending team meetings & 1:1's.
A shared care will be provided for work use in locality teams.
Closing date: 25th March.
Interviews: 28th March.
Induction Week begins: w/b 23rd April


Basic numeracy and literacy, SVQ Level 2 in Social Care or to obtain within 1 year.

Informal Enquiries

Shona McCreadie Email: 01896662701


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.