Support Practitioner


Job Ref:
2836

Job Title:
Support Practitioner

Location:
Castle Douglas

Salary:
£18,252 pa

Closing date:
25th November 2019

Job Description

Why not join the Richmond Fellowship Scotland, the biggest and 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 are 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 need caring, kind and helpful individuals to join our growing team in the Castle Douglas area to help make a difference in people`s lives.

We currently have 3 Support Practitioner posts available (hours range from 15 to 35 hours per week), so if you are looking for part-time and can be flexible this could be the service for you. Moving & handling will be a requirement of the role however, full training will be provided.

We have a wide range of shifts available (e.g. earliest start is 7 am and the latest finish is usually 10 pm however this can sometimes be later for night-time activities). At present, there are sleepovers but no waking night shifts required however, this can change due to service needs. The shifts will vary from week to week and can include split shifts and lone working.

As several people supported have Motability vehicles, a driving licence is desirable although not essential.

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.

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.
Closing Date: 25 November 2019

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


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