The Richmond Fellowship Scotland (TRFS) have a fantastic new opportunity for a Senior Support Worker. TRFS are dedicated to making a real difference in supporting people with their everyday lives. They support 2,800 people and each person they 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.
There is 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 on-call duties (on a rotational basis). As a Senior member of staff, they 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
TRFS rewards scheme (cash-back and discounts at various retailers)
Refer a Friend scheme
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 further information, contact Natalie Retkiewicz via e-mail [email protected] or call 07884 602630.