Current Opportunities

Senior Support Worker – Care Home Service

Part time 120 hours per 4 weeks (working a varied shift pattern inc nights)

£9.56 – £15.77 per hour (depending upon experience, shift premiums and qualification payment

Garden Villa is our Care Home Service located within the village of Gattonside near Melrose.

The main aim of the service is to provide opportunities for people to experience a safe and fulfilling lifestyle, which maximises their health and wellbeing through skilled support. The service provides care and support to people with complex health needs as well as short breaks/respite care.

This posts involves leading the support team on a daily basis and contributing as applicable to the long term development of the Care Home with the management team.  SVQ III in Social Care or equivalent and a minimum of 3 years of working within a Social Care setting are essential.

The role involves working with the care home management team to ensure the accountability of the service in providing care to the permanent and respite clients, ensuringtha individuals are supported appropriately through leading the support team when on shift and having the ability to manage support and supervise support workers and other team members.  The role involves working a variety of shifts including night shifts.

An Application Form and Information Pack can be downloaded or are available from Reception at Triest House (Telephone 01896 661200), and should be returned to Personnel Department at Brothers of Charity Services (Scotland), Triest House, Bridge Street, Galashiels, TD1 1SW no later than Friday 29 May 2020. 

SUPPORT WORKERS – Together Borders Full & Part Time

Up to £10.35 per hour (depending upon shift patterns and relevant qualifications)

Together Borders is our supported living service offering varied support to individuals with a range of needs from visiting support to 24 hour support. Due to expansion of our services across the Scottish Borders we are currently looking for committed Support Workers who can deliver support to individuals in their own homes, who have a wide range of health needs including: PEG feeding, catheter care and epilepsy. We can offer full time, part time and/or waking night positions.

We are looking for people who are respectful, compassionate will have a strong commitment to supporting individuals to safely experience a fulfilling lifestyle and active citizenship. A full driving licence is preferred.

You will be joining a welcoming, supportive organisation which has commitment to provide training and development, achieving high grades from Care Inspectorate reports and positive feedback from staff and families.

The Organisation has a commitment, to provide ongoing support, supervision and training to develop and maintain skills as well as the following benefits:

  • Full/extensive specialist training
  • Opportunity to undertake SVQ 3
  • Career progression
  • 6 weeks holidays increasing to 7 over time with the company
  • Bike 2 Work scheme
  • Occupational Health
  • Healthy Working Lives programme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Occupational sick pay scheme.

We also hold the following awards and accreditations

  • ISO9001
  • Investors in People – Silver
  • Healthy Working Lives – Gold
  • EFQM  -committed to excellence

An Information Pack and Application form can be downloaded or are available by calling 01896 661200

Completed application forms should be returned to: Brothers of Charity Services (Scotland), Triest

House, Bridge Street, Galashiels, TD1 1SW, no later than 5pm on Thursday 29 May 2020.

 Interviews during restricted measures may be carried out using video conferencing.


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