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Ref no:
299264
Published:
30/9/2022
Closes:
28/10/2022
Location:
Anstruther, KY10
Salary:
£22,106 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Part Time
Hours:
25 hours per week

This position has expired.

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

Requirements:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Support Practitioner for a 25hour post (we may consider an application who is looking for full time hours). This vacancy covers Anstruther and coastal areas. Please note that this is shift work and may include weekend and public holiday work at times. This post covers home care and housing support. You will mostly be looking after elderly and adults with Mental Health. This vacancy is for day shifts only. Due to the nature of our services in this area, we can only accept applications from candidates who have a valid full driving license and access to their own vehicle. You will be paid for your travel time while on shift and there is also a 45p per mile fuel allowance. 

We have shift patterns to suit your availability as a part time or bank staff member. Please feel free to contact us on 07884602630 or nretkiewicz@trfs.org.uk to discuss your availability.

You do not need to have worked in care to apply as we will invest in your qualifications and provide full training through our award-winning learning & development team prior to starting.

About the Role:

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.

Closing Date: 28th October 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.

Please note that Care Workers are absolutely critical to the social care needs of the community. Therefore, the Scottish Government will cover the cost of PVG checks till 31 March 2023.

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.