Community Link Worker - Two Posts, Berwickshire & Tweeddale Area

Scottish Borders Council


£19,255 to £21,317 per annum Pro-rata Part Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: SBO05428

Job Details

Grade: 5A
Hourly Rate: £10.55 - £11.68
Salary: £19,255.19 - £21,317.44 pro rata per annum
Contract Duration: Permanent & Temporary initially**

Interviews will take place via Ms Teams on 22nd & 24th November 2021.

Please note there are 2 posts available:

Berwickshire post, 21hpw -  permanent

Tweeddale post, 21hpw -  **temporary initially to end of June 2022, may lead to a permanent position

Please include at the start of your supporting statement which post(s) you wish to be considered for.



Role Purpose

As a member of the Local Area Co-ordination Team, you will work in partnership with older adults and adults who may have physical disabilities , carers and other community organisations to enable people to live an active, more connected and purposeful life in their community.  This will include the provision of direct support to enable people to access a range of opportunities and to develop their social networks.

Please see recruitment profile for further information on essential criteria and duties & responsibilities of the role.

Hours of work  (21 per week) mainly Monday to Friday during the day but some regular evening/weekend work will be required.



SVQ Level 2/equivalent 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:
Lynne Marshall mobile 07717 548105


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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