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Support Practitioner - 216214

Employer
The Richmond Fellowship Scotland
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
6 May 2021

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

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.

Our staff teams deliver high quality support across Scotland and we are currently looking to recruit community based Support Practitioners for our Community ABI service which works in partnership with NHS D&G to deliver specialist support & advice to people with an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) and their families within their own homes. Applicants must be drivers with use of a vehicle as these are community posts.

Whether you have worked in social care before or not our award winning training and support will make sure you are ready for your new role.

We can offer either Part-Time (Various hours) or Bank (Ad Hoc) contracts depending on our requirements at the time. As a Support Practitioner you could be expected to work weekends, shift patterns, and on-call if required. Sleep overs are not currently needed in this service.

Not only will you get a rewarding career in social care by helping those support you can also enjoy some of the great benefits we offer:

Enhanced pension contributions

Generous annual leave

Paid Mileage

TRFS rewards scheme

Why wait? Apply today and let us welcome you to a rewarding and satisfying role in your local community.

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.

-Practical Care- Helping people to maintain their tenancy by encouraging daily household tasks such as general housework, laundry, ironing, cooking, shopping.

-Financial Care- Paying bills, attending meetings with the bank or relevant authorities, potentially handling an individual`s income.

- Medical and Personal care are less likely to feature in this specific post although can be a requirement where needed.

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.

Closing Date - 13th May 2021. (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.

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