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  • The Richmond Fellowship Scotland: Support Practitioners (2)

    Created: 09/05/2023
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies

    Organisation: The Richmond Fellowship Scotland
    Role: Support Practitioner
    Location: Anstruther and coastal areas
    Reference: APR20239306
    Contract: Full-time permanent
    Salary: £22,917 per year (39 hour contract)
    Hours: 39 hours per week / 25 hour per week
    Closing Date: 08 June 2023 at 17:00. The organisation reserves the right to close the vacancy at any time.


    Make a positive difference in someone's life by joining The Richmond Fellowship Scotland in its Fife services, helping support the people who need it most in our communities.

    Please note that this is shift work and may include weekend and public holiday work at times. These posts cover home care and housing support. You will mostly be looking after the elderly and adults with Mental Health. Both posts are for day shifts only. Due to the nature of our services in this area, we can only accept applications from candidates with valid full driving licenses and access to their own vehicles. You will be paid for your travel time while on shift, and there is also a 45p per mile fuel allowance.

    Shift patterns are available to suit your availability as a part-time or bank staff member. Please feel free to contact 07884 602 630 or Natalie Retkiewicz to discuss your availability.

    You do not need to have worked in care to apply. Before starting, the organisation will invest in your qualifications and provide full training through its award-winning learning and development team.

    About the Role

    Your responsibilities as a Support Practitioner could include:

    • Social Support - assisting individuals in engaging with their communities by planning and attending outings to various leisure activities such as day centres, cinema, swimming etc
    • Medical Support - administering and monitoring medication
    • Personal Care - assisting people to maintain their wellbeing by promoting their personal care which through assistance with bathing, dressing, arranging visits with the dentist/doctor, incontinence care
    • Practical Support - helping people to maintain their tenancy by encouraging daily household tasks such as general housework, laundry, ironing, cooking, shopping.

    Key Benefits

    • TRFS rewards scheme (cash-back and discounts at various retailers)
    • Refer a Friend scheme - £150 bonus!

    All successful Support Practitioner applicants will be given a conditional offer, subject to the receipt of satisfactory references, PVG and a Covid-19-related risk assessment. All new staff members will be required to register with the SSSC within six months of their start date.

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