Support Worker - Galashiels & Peebles (various hours)

Scottish Borders Council

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  • Reference: SBO02181

Job Details

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

Please note: As this is a rolling advert you may be contacted at any time prior to the closing date to aid our continuous recruitment.

Interview dates have been arranged for the following:

28th February 2018

19th March 2018

4th April 2018

18th April 2018

2nd May 2018

18th May 2018

28th May 2018

13th June 2018

25th June 2018

9th July 2018


Role Purpose

We are looking to recruit Support Workers for our Care at Home Service across the Scottish Borders. We have vacancies in Galashiels/Peebles area. 

Various contract sizes are available, which includes evening and weekend working. Support Worker hours are from 7am to 11pm. Successful candidates will be expected to work an 8 week rolling rota, which in the main includes periods of working 4 days on and 4 days non-working with exceptions for attendance at team meetings etc.Shared car is provided for work use for teams with higher mileage. 

We have people who need support in your area - who need assistance with daily living like bathing, dressing, support with meals, as well as help maintaining their independence and to be part of their community.

You do not need to be trained or qualified, we will provide you with a great induction into care and any training that you will need.


Basic numeracy and literacy
SVQ level 2 in Social Care or to obtain within 1 year

Informal enquiries to

Please call our Homecare Office on Tel: 01896 662701 to make an informal enquiry

Applications must be made online at

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