Support Practitioner

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland
Edinburgh, UK
Closing date
14 Oct 2020
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Why not join the Richmond Fellowship Scotland, the biggest & best social care organisation to work for in Scotland?

It`s not just a job, but a career and more importantly you will help supported individuals to live their best life possible.

Supported individuals are at the centre of what we do, so if you`re looking for a role that can help make a real positive difference to someone as well as have some fun along the way, this role could be for you.

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland support a wide range of people with a variety of needs. As a Support Practitioner (Forensic), you will be involved in helping to promote a good life model for the people we support in order to reduce re-offending and encourage reintegration into the local community. As part of the Forensic outreach team, you will work with adults of a wide age range and with varying needs; including challenging behaviour, Autism, Personality Disorder, Learning Disability and mental health problems. This is a challenging and rewarding role, and candidates should be self-aware, open-minded, enthusiastic, non-judgmental and committed to making a positive impact.

Day to day, this role entails:
  • Providing support in all aspects of daily living, such as managing household tasks, medication or promoting healthy choices.
  • Encouraging, organising and attending activities i.e. sports or days out.
  • Ensuring any legal or mental health orders (i.e. Community Payback Orders) are adhered to.
  • Record keeping and reporting to senior staff members.
  • Maintaining professional boundaries at all times and following company policies and protocols.
In return candidates are rewarded with:
  • Extensive, award winning training in all aspects of the support role, with additional focus on Forensic and Criminal Justice awareness.
  • Enhanced pension contributions
  • Generous annual leave
  • Paid Mileage
  • TRFS rewards scheme
  • An exceptionally supportive working environment.
Due to rapid growth the Forensic outreach team are looking to recruit Full time, Part time and Bank (flexible) staff in Edinburgh.
Why wait? Apply today and let us welcome you to a rewarding and satisfying role in your local community.

Closing date: 20 September 2020.

Schedule 9 Part 1 (1)(1)(a) of the Equality Act 2010 applies to this post.

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

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Charity No: SC021621

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