Support Practitioner – The Richmond Fellowship Scotland – Hurlford

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland

Make a positive difference in someone’s life by becoming a Support Practitioner with The Richmond Fellowship Scotland in our Hurlford services and helping support the people who need it most in our communities!

We are currently able to offer full time, part time and bank Support Practitioner contracts within the Hurlford team. This is a building-based service and we also have positions available within a service in Kilmarnock.

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.

Requirements :

Due to the nature of the service we can only accept applications from candidates who have a valid UK driving licence and access to their own vehicles. You will be paid for your travel during your shift and there is a fuel allowance of 45p per mile.

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.

· 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.

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

Closing Date: 27/06/2023 (We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time)

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