supporting, developing and representing community groups,
voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteering
  • The Richmond Fellowship Scotland - Senior Support Worker (Cupar)

    Created: 21/09/2023
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies

    Post: Senior Support Worker (Cupar) 

    Location: Cupar

    Richmond Fellowship has a fantastic new opportunity for a Senior Support Worker. The Richmond Fellowship Scotland are dedicated to making a real difference in supporting people with their everyday lives. They support 2800 people and each person we support is a unique individual meaning each support role will be different to the next giving you the chance to really make a difference in that person`s life.

    About the Role:

    As a senior support worker your duties could involve managing and mentoring a team of support staff, identify training needs, leading the writing of support plans, rota management and participating in review meetings. There will also be practical support with the person`s daily life, personal care or helping to promote a positive, active and healthy lifestyle to the individual you are supporting. They have one position based in Cupar and surrounding areas.

    For all Senior Support Worker roles TRFS are looking for drivers with access to own vehicles due to the travel requirements of these roles. This vacancy is full time. Senior staff are expected to cover oncall duties (on a rotational basis). As a Senior member of staff, we would expect you to step in and assist with covering shifts. Please use the five application questions to demonstrate your understanding of the role and expectations of a Senior Support Worker.


    For this fantastic opportunity you will need:

    • At least two years previous experience of supporting individuals within care, experience of leading teams in a social care environment.
    • Have, or are working towards, your SVQ level 3.
    • Hold a full driving licence and have access to own vehicle.

    Key Benefits

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

    TRFS is an Equal Opportunity, Positive about Disabled People and a Living Wage Accredited Employer. TRFS has been awarded Gold by Investors in People. The successful applicant must also register with SSSC as a Supervisor in Care at Home and Housing Support Services on taking up the post. All successful Support Practitioner applicants will be given a conditional offer- this is subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and PVG: having a conviction will not necessarily debar you from working in this sector. 

    For full details, visit the TRFS website -

    You can contact Natalie Retkiewicz via e-mail [email protected] or call 07884 602630.

    The closing date for applications is 17.00 on Thursday 05 October 2023. They reserve the right to close this vacancy at any point. 

    What now?
    See other news/events in the Job Vacancies category
    Go to the main News page
    Tell us about your own news

Suggest an update/report an error/enquire about this page

News/Events Categories:

Children and Families (74 items)
Climate/Environment (14 items)
Community Events (8 items)
Consultations (13 items)
Employability (44 items)
Funding and Finance (44 items)
FVA News (2 items)
General News (24 items)
Goods, Donations and Services (5 items)
Governance (11 items)
Health and Social Care (80 items)
Job Vacancies (38 items)
Partnerships, Networks and Forums (31 items)
Social Enterprise (2 items)
Technology (5 items)
Training and Learning (48 items)
Volunteering (35 items)

Go to the main News page

Share your news/events

It's free! Tell us about your event, news, training, vacancy etc. by completing a short form and we'll add it to our e-bulletins and website - accessed by thousands of people every month.

Sign up to our e-bulletins

Subscribe to our e-bulletins today to keep up-to-date with all of the latest news and events across Fife's Third Sector.

Sign up for e-bulletins now