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  • Ref no: SBO03565
  • Published: 11/9/2019
  • Closes: 29/9/2019
  • Location: Katharine Elliot Day Centre, Howdenbank, Hawick, Roxburghshire, TD9 7JT
  • Salary: £18,872.83 - £20,223.33 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time & Part Time

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Details

Grade:  4D
Hourly Rate:  £9.78 - £10.48
Salary:  £18,872.83 - £20,223.33  pro rata per annum
Contract Duration: Permanent

Please note there are various hours available.

Relief applications would also be considered.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 3 October 2019.



Role Purpose

Opportunities have now arisen within the Hawick Home Care South Team community based, providing support to service users within their own homes. Various contracts are available.

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.


Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries can be made to Elaine Firth by tel: 01896 662701 or 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. 

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