We are looking for Support Workers who care about making every moment matter, regardless of their qualifications or experience.
Job Title: Support Worker
Location: Garden View, Tweedbank
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.
‘Independence. Choice. Rights. Dignity. Privacy.’
Adult Social Care focuses 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.
Garden View supports older people who have had an admission to Borders General Hospital and are needing additional assessment prior to returning home or to a more supported living environment.
As a support worker, you will be essential to our reablement work and you will be fully involved in the assessment process and the ongoing delivery and review of care needs.
We provide person-centred practical and emotional support to empower the people we care for, as outlined in individual support plans, which you will be involved in developing.
You will 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.
Take the first step towards your career with 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.
Informal enquiries can be made to Brian Paterson on 01896 753300 or email [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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