SUPPORT PRACTITIONERS - REF NO: E-CFF-T2-SP
Salary: £14,748 per annum pro rata
Hours: Full Time 39 hours
Participation in sleepovers, lone working and ability to work a flexible shift pattern essential
The Richmond Fellowship Scotland (TRFS) is a leading voluntary organisation, providing care and support services in Scotland.
Applications are invited from candidates to work within a social care setting, providing flexible cover to people in their own homes and work with people who are at risk of being excluded from society; people who may have a variety of support needs including: mental health difficulties, learning disabilities, physical disabilities, dementia or autism.
The successful applicants will be supporting people in their own home with all aspects of daily living, such as general housekeeping and budgeting, personal care, home care, meals and medication, social and recreational activities, as well as enabling them to develop meaningful relationships and establish links within the local area.
Relevant experience is desirable, however an ability to get along with people, practical life skills and common sense are just as important. Full induction and training will be provided, as well as the opportunity to gain an SVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care. Our staff also enjoy a competitive salary and a generous employer's contribution towards a workplace pension, as well as other employee-related rewards.
Applicants are required to hold a full driving licence with access to transport.
For a full job description please visit our website at http://www.trfs.org.uk/careers/370_support_practitioner and apply online. Please note CV’s will not be accepted.
Closing Date:14th November, 2014
Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme registration will be required for all successful candidates.
The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Charity No: SC021621