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Ref no:
289557
Published:
5/8/2022
Closes:
25/8/2022
Location:
Aviemore, PH22 1RH
Salary:
£21,294 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time & Part Time
Hours:
39 hours per week

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

Our Badenoch and Strathspey service provides a mix of 24-hour support and daytime outreach support to a large number of clients in the Aviemore region.

We provide support to a broad range of clients, including individuals with Learning Disability, Mental Health issues and both low and high functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder. All of the people we support within this team enjoy independent living in their own homes, or as part of the larger Aviemore Cluster Service.

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!

We have Full time, Part time and Bank hours to help suit everyone. Our shifts vary from early, back and late.

About the Role:

Your responsibilities will depend on the needs of the individuals that you support and can 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.

About Us:

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland provides personalised and outcome-focused support to over 2800 individuals in their own homes across Scotland, making us the country`s largest provider of social care. We support individuals with a variety of different needs such as physical and/or learning disabilities, ongoing mental health issues, alcohol or substance abuse and autism. 

We are a Scottish Living Wage and Disability Confident employer.

Benefits:

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

-Continuous in-house training opportunities and chances to further your career in social care.

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

-Free Membership of Glasgow Credit Union.

-HSF Health Care plan.

-Counselling & Life Works service.

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.

How to Apply:

If you would be interested in applying then please click on the link at the bottom of the page and submit your application there!

If you are applying via a job board then please be aware that you must submit an application via our website otherwise we will be unable to contact you!

If you have any difficulties whilst applying then please get in touch with our Regional Resourcing Consultant by emailing Claire at cmack@trfs.org.uk or contact me on 0744 327 7744.

Closing Date: 25th August 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.