We are looking for Senior Support Workers who care about making every moment matter, regardless of their qualifications or experience.
Job Title: Senior Support Worker
Location: Waverley Residential Home, Galashiels
Hours: 15.25hrs per week
Salary*: £15.42 – £16.97 per hour, £28,142.93 – £30,971.68 pro rata per annum
Qualifications: SVQ 3 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.
‘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.
Providing practical assistance and emotional support to empower the people we care for.
Contribute to the management and delivery of high-quality care and support at home in line with SSSC Codes of Practice and National Care Standards.
Provide leadership and direction in supporting the development of team members.
Work productively in conjunction with their team to ensure the physical, emotional and social needs of the service users are appropriately met.
Promote the health and well-being of the people we support and ensure they are met in an inclusive way.
Benefits of working for Scottish Borders Council:
Take the first step towards your career with Scottish Borders Council by applying today!
*Please note successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale unless they meet certain criteria
For any informal enquiries please contact Ali Barclay ([email protected])
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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