Community Link Worker - Hawick

Scottish Borders Council

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  • Reference: SBO03429

Job Details

Grade: 5A
Hourly Rate: £10.23 - £11.33
Salary: £18,686.15 - £20,693.65 Pro Rata Per Annum
Contract Duration Permanent

Interviews will take place on Thursday 29th or Friday 30th August 2019.

Role Purpose

As a member of the Local Area Co-ordination Team, you will work in partnership with people with a learning disability, their carers, and other community 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


SVQ Level 2 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

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

Applications must be made online at

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