Canvasser - Hawick Area

Scottish Borders Council

  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: SBO02794

Job Details

Grade: 1C
Hourly Rate: £7.16 - £7.47*
Salary: £13,073.19 - £13,638.94 pro rata per annum
Contract Duration: Relief/Casual

* Scottish Local Government Living Wage Allowance of £8.51 applies to this post

Please note the location for this post is in the Hawick area.



Role Purpose

To assist the Electoral Registration Officer (ERO), in the preparation of an accurate register of electors, by visiting households in the Scottish Borders area.


Basic literacy and numeracy

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

Informal enquiries can be made to Christel Kerr or Tel: 01835 825 100


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. 

Applications must be made online at

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