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  • The Richmond Fellowship Scotland - Support Practitioner

    Created: 10/05/2023
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies

    Post:  Support Practitioner
    Contract Type: Permanent / Variable Hours
    Salary: £22,917 per annum
    ​​​​​​Location: Leven
    Reference: MAY20231532

    Make a positive difference in someone's life by joining The Richmond Fellowship Scotland in Fife and helping support the people who need it most in our communities! They are looking for caring, supportive, adaptable, approachable, empathetic, fun and positive individuals across several services in Levenmouth. They have full and part time vacancies for home care services, including forensic and criminal justice female only services. These posts are strictly for drivers with own vehicles only due to travel required whilst on shift. For all posts the induction training takes place in their Kirkcaldy office. Induction includes all aspects of the role. If you're looking for flexible working, might be worthwhile considering their Bank vacancies. You will be paid for your travel time while on shift and there is also a 45p per mile fuel allowance. Please note that all posts are offered on a shift pattern basis and will include weekend and public holiday shifts, however they have shift patterns to suit your availability as a part time or bank staff member.

    Please feel free to contact them either via phone: 07884602630 or e-mail: [email protected] to discuss your availability. No previous experience in care is required as they provide full in-house training to all new staff members and will even invest in you to achieve your SVQ Level 2, so even if this is a new career path for you, they would love to meet you. What matters most is that you have the right values and the right attitude.

    Your responsibilities as a Support Practitioner could include:

    • Social Support- Assisting individuals to engage 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 would include 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- this is 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 6 months of their start date.

    The closing date for applications is 16 June 2023 at 5pm (We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time) Schedule 9 Part 1 (1)(1)(a) of the Equality Act 2010 applies to this post.

    Fore more information and to apply for this post please visit their website.


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