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Community Equipment Service, Tweedbank Industrial Estate, Galashiels, Selkirkshire, TD1 3RS
£23,626.79 - £25,762.04 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

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Job Description

Job Title: Telecare Technician

Location: SB Cares Block, Tweedbank Industrial Estate

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary: £12.94 - £14.11 per hour, £23626.79 - £25762.04 pro rata per annum*

Qualifications: National 4 English, Maths & Science. Electronic and/or electrical qualification.

Requirements: PVG Adults. Full driving license with no more than 3 penalty points.


The Role:

The SB Cares Telecare team provides a fully managed TEC equipment service (telecare, telehealth and other assistive technology) to our clients within the Scottish Borders.

We are looking to recruit a Telecare Technician to join our dedicated team to install, service and maintain community alarm systems and associated peripherals in domestic properties.  Equipment ranges from personal trigger pendants, heat and smoke detectors to more complex devices to support vulnerable people in their own homes.

The work will include a small amount of drilling and working at heights.  A technician will also use a variety of IT devices for effective programming of equipment.

You may also be required to undertake any other duties as requested by the SB Cares / Scottish Borders Council management team.

*Please note successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale unless they meet certain criteria.


Please note interviews for this post will be held 31/05/2022.

Informal Enquiries

For any informal enquiries please contact Derek Boyle at


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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