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Hq Main Building Council Headquarters Newtown StBoswells Melrose Roxburghshire, TD6 0SA
£32,303.92 - £35,059.67 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Details

Grade: 8A
Hourly Rate: £17.7008 - £19.2108
Salary: £32,303.92 - £35,059.67 per annum
Contract Duration: Temporary until 31/03/2024

Please note successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale unless they meet certain criteria.

Role purpose

Based in the Economic Development Section of Resilient Communities, the Programmes support officer will provide specialist support for the management and administration of funded programmes and projects. The post will provide specialist assistance with financial management, grant claims, monitoring and reporting of UK Government and Scottish Government funded programmes


HNC in Administrative, Business or Financial subject or equivalent experience
Ongoing commitment to Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

Driving Licence: 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 may be made to Lesley Forsyth by telephone on 01835 824000 Ext: 8116 or by email at

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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