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Katharine Elliot Day Centre, Howdenbank, Hawick, Roxburghshire, TD9 7JT
£19,447.37 - £20,836.46 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
29 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Details

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

Various hours ranging between 12.25 and 29 hours per week.

Post 1 - Jedburgh 23.15 hours

Post 2 - Hawick Rural 20.25 hours

Post 3 - Hawick Central 27 hours

Post 4 - Hawick/Denholm 28.25 hours

Post 5 - Relief Bank


Closing Date extended until 2 October 2021




Role Purpose

The support worker plays a vital role in supporting service users to meet their needs as identified in their personal support plan through an outcome focused approach and based on the principles of independence, choice, rights, dignity and privacy. 



Basic numeracy and literacy.

SVQ Level 2 in Social Care or to obtain in one year.

Some of these posts will require a current driving licence and use of a vehicle *

* 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 Sarah Monteith 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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