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Various Locations In Scottish Borders, TD6 0SA
£24,431.84 - £25,743.78 per year pro rata
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Job Description

We are looking for Relief Home Care Support Workers who care about making every moment matter, regardless of qualifications or experience.

Job Title: Relief Home Care Support Worker

Location: Various locations within the Scottish Borders - all available locations are listed on the application form, please tick which location(s) you'd like to be considered for.

Hours: Casual/Relief

Contract: Casual/Relief

Salary*: £12.66 - £13.34 per hour / £24,431.84 - £25,743.78 pro rata per annum

Qualifications: SVQ2 or equivalent is desirable but not essential. You can earn whilst you learn!

Training: All training is provided.

Requirements: PVG Adults – we will do this for you! SSSC registered.

A current driving licence and use of a vehicle is desirable.**


‘Independence. Choice. Rights. Dignity. Privacy.’

We focus on these five principles to provide excellent care through a well-structured, meaningful and person-centred approach.

We are looking for people who share our core values and can apply these to the work that they do.


The Role

Providing person-centred practical and emotional support to empower the people we care for, as outlined in individual support plans.

Promote the health and well-being of the people we support and ensure their needs are met in an inclusive way.

Support, enable and involve service users in all aspects of their lives, including personal care, eating, drinking, and mobility if necessary.

Be responsible for the safe administration of Service Users’ medication, following relevant training.


Benefits of working for Scottish Borders Council:


• Living Wage Employer

• Access to Blue Light Card discounts and SBC Benefits

• Access Local Government Pension Scheme

• Paid training and the opportunity to gain nationally recognised qualifications

Take the first step towards your career in Adult Social Care by applying today!


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

**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 the Adult Social Care Recruitment Team by emailing


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.


  • Disability Confident Employer - Employer
  • Scottish Living Wage