Support Workers - Kelso/Duns/Eyemouth Homecare

Scottish Borders Council


£19,447 to £20,836 per annum Part Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: SBO04396

Job Details

Grade:  4D
Hourly Rate:  £10.08 - £10.80
Salary:  £19,447.37 - £20,836.46 pro rata per annum
Contract Duration: Permanent / Temporary / Relief

There are various posts available, including relief contracts within the Kelso & Duns Homecare teams.

Please note this is a rolling advert, therefore applicants may be contacted before the closing date of 31 December 2021.




Role Purpose

We currently have vacancies within the Kelso, Duns & Eyemouth Homecare teams. Various contract sizes are available, including relief, evenings and weekends.

All offer of casual/relief work will be managed digitally through the MySirenum app downloaded to your Android/iOS device.

Using the MySirenum app, you will be able to update your availability/unavailability. Your availability is then visible to SBcares, enabling us to send offers of work to those are available on the dates and times required.

The support worker plays a vital role in supporting service users to met 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 in one year.


Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries can be made to Louise Brown by emailing or by tel 01896 662701 or to Hugh Learmonth by emailing or by tel 01896 662701

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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