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Ref no:
284992
Published:
6/7/2022
Closes:
27/7/2022
Location:
Stranraer, DG9 7ER
Salary:
£21,294 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
39 hours per week

This position has expired.

Make a positive difference in someone’s life by joining The Richmond Fellowship Scotland in a brand new service in Stranraer and helping support the people who need it most in our communities!

No previous experience in care is required as you will be provided with full training by our excellent and award-winning learning & development team prior to starting. This training initially consists of classroom-based sessions and e-learning as well as the opportunity to shadow current Support Practitioners in their day-to-day role and meet the people you will be supporting.

On top of this training we will also finance and support you to achieve your SVQ Level 2 Health and Social Care in-house!

 

About the Role:

Candidates must be prepared to deal with challenging behaviour and while sleepovers are not guaranteed you must be able to commit to working these if required.

Your responsibilities could include:

·       Social Support- Assisting individuals to engage with their communities by planning and attending outings to various clubs and leisure activities such as day centres, bowling, cinema, swimming etc.

·       Medical Support- Administering and monitoring medication.

·       Personal Care- Assist people to maintain their wellbeing by promoting their personal care which would include assistance with showering/bathing, dressing, arranging visits with professionals such as dentists, doctors or opticians, assisting with incontinence care.

·       Practical Support- Helping people to maintain their tenancy by encouraging daily household tasks such as general housework, laundry, ironing, cooking, shopping.

Benefits:

-TRFS rewards scheme (which includes cash-back and discounts at a variety of high street and online retailers)

-Refer a Friend scheme- £150 reward for successfully referring a friend, family member or colleague.

-HSF Health Care plan.

On top of these excellent practical benefits the biggest benefit of all is the immense job satisfaction you will gain by making a positive difference in someone`s life.

 

All successful applicants will be given a conditional offer- this is subject to the receipt of satisfactory references, PVG and a Covid-19 related risk assessment.

Closing Date: 27th July 2022 (We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time)

PVG checks will be required of all successful applicants; having a conviction will not necessarily debar you from working in this sector.

 

As part of our compliance checks, all candidates will be asked, if successful, to undergo a risk assessment based on underlying conditions due to Covid-19.

All new staff members will be required to register with the SSSC within 6 months of their start date.