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The Richmond Fellowship - Support Practitioner
Created: 20/09/2018, Updated: 21/09/2018
Post: Support Practitioner
Hours: Part-time/Full-time - up to 39 hours
Salary: £17,745 (pro rata for part-time)
Closing Date: 02 October 2018
Ref: 1598 SP C&W Fife
The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation, supporting people with a broad range of needs to live in their own homes, as part of their community. They are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion. Although they support over 2800 people throughout Scotland, they are committed to delivering services that recognise people as individuals and treat them with dignity and respect; just like we would all want ourselves.
They are currently looking to increase their staff resource in the Kirkcaldy area and are looking for people who can help our supported individuals to achieve their own positive outcomes. they are therefore looking to recruit new staff members to join the team. If you`re fit and healthy with a wide range of personal interests and activities, and are willing to share your community contacts with those you support, this could be the opportunity for you. You will be part of a committed team, supporting individuals with a variety of complex needs, some of whom also have physical and/or learning disabilities.
There are 2 Support Practitioner posts available from 16 to 39 hours per week, if you are looking for part-time but can be flexible this could be the service for you. There is a wide range of shifts available (e.g. earliest start is 8am and the latest finish is usually 10pm, however this can sometimes be later for night-time activities. The shifts will vary from week to week and will include lone working. It would be essential that you hold a driving licence. No care experience is necessary for these positions, but they are also seeking people who have previously worked in this type of service and who are looking to develop their career with an organisation committed to achieving outcomes for the people we support and for our staff.
To apply please visit their website at www.trfs.org.uk/careers and enter reference number 1598 PVG checks will be required of all successful applicants; having a conviction will not necessarily debar you from working in this sector. All new staff members will be required to register with the SSSC within 6 months of their start date. The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is an Equal Opportunity Employer Charity No: SC021621