The Richmond Fellowship Scotland
Make a positive difference in someone’s life by joining The Richmond Fellowship Scotland in our Dennistoun services and helping support the people who need it most in our communities!
No previous experience in care is required as you will be provided with full training by our excellent and award-winning learning & development team prior to starting. This training initially consists of classroom-based sessions and e-learning as well as the opportunity to shadow current Support Practitioners in their day-to-day role and meet the people you will be supporting.
The service we are recruiting for is a Home Care Service for individuals with a range of needs, from learning and physical disabilities to some mental health needs. Support ranges from social support to medication administration and personal care. Staff will provide, physical and emotional support, administering medication, personal care, recording running notes, supporting individuals to appointments moving & handling of persons, homecare, financial support, support with daily living tasks, community based supports i.e. appointments and activities. Due to the nature of this role, we will only accept applications from Male candidates. A driving licence and access to your own car is essential
On top of this training we will also finance and support you to achieve your SVQ Level 2 Health and Social Care in-house!
As a Support Practitioner you could be expected to work weekends, shift patterns and sleepovers if required. This will include, Full Time, Part time and Bank shifts.
About the Role :
Your responsibilities will depend on the needs of the individuals that you support and can include:
About Us :
The Richmond Fellowship Scotland provides personalised and outcome-focused support to over 2800 individuals in their own homes across Scotland, making us the country`s largest provider of social care. We support individuals with a variety of different needs such as physical and/or learning disabilities, ongoing mental health issues, alcohol or substance abuse and autism. Some of the people we support can present challenging behaviour or require a high level of personal care.
-TRFS rewards scheme (which includes cash-back and discounts at a variety of high street and online retailers)
-Paid travel during shifts and 45p per mile fuel allowance.
-Continuous in-house training opportunities and chances to further your career in social care.
-Refer a Friend scheme- £150 reward for successfully referring a friend, family member or colleague.
-Free Membership of Glasgow Credit Union.
-HSF Health Care plan.
-Counselling & Life Works service.
On top of these excellent practical benefits the biggest benefit of all is the immense job satisfaction you will gain by making a positive difference in someone`s life.