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Wilkie Gardens, Galashiels

Wilkie Gardens

Our new extra care housing development at Glenfield Road, Langhaugh, Galashiels

Extra Care Housing provides high quality and accessible accommodation within a safe and secure community setting, designed to meet your changing needs after the age of 60.

A holistic service with a high degree of flexibility in how care and support is delivered, it offers continuity, as care is delivered by onsite Eildon staff. Our aim is to support people to live in their own home for as long as possible and remain part of the local community.  Take a virtual tour around this fantastic new development.

At Wilkie Gardens there are:

  • 39 self-contained flats, 35 one bedroom and 4 two bedroom flats.
  • 24hr staff team on site delivering flexible care, support and tenancy management.
  • A daily home cooked main meal and light meal prepared in our on-site kitchen and served in the dining area which looks over the patio and gardens.

You’ll have the freedom and privacy of your own self-contained property with the option to mix and socialise with others in the communal lounge and dining areas, patio and garden.

How to apply for a home at Wilkie Gardens

Please note the housing list will open from 1 July 2021

You can contact extracare@eildon.org.uk if you have any enquiries regarding our applications and allocation process.

We will carry out an initial assessment of the information submitted in your application to determine you meet the requirements for a social tenancy and the extra care service, we will then pass the application to Galashiels Social Work team who will carry out an assessment to establish your care and support needs.

When the care assessment is completed, your application will be forwarded to the Extra Care Housing panel for consideration. You will be notified of the outcome of panels assessment.

Recruiting now – A great place to work!

We are recruiting for Support Workers, Cooks and Scheme Assistants to join the Extra Care Housing Manager and Senior Support Workers already recruited. We will support you to develop your career. We have a great track record of assisting people to complete SVQs and we have our own e-learning platform. We offer a range of benefits and we have very competitive rates of pay.

We will have numerous vacancies at Wilkie Gardens which opens in the Autumn of this year; these will be advertised on our job opportunities page later this month and you will be able to apply thereafter.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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