SUPPORT PRACTITIONERS - (Waking Night Shift Posts) Ref: E-NEFF-T1-SP
Hours: Full Time and Part Time
Salary: £14,748 per annum pro rata
Closing Date: Friday, 11th April, 2014
Post 1 1 x full-time 39hr waking night post within a 24hr service supporting an individual with a Learning disability and challenging needs.
Post 2 1 x part-time 17hr waking night post supporting an individual with a physical disability and complex medical needs. Both positions are in Glenrothes.Applications are invited from candidates to work within a social care setting, providing flexible cover to people in their own homes and work with people who are at risk of being excluded from society; people who may have a variety of support needs including: mental health difficulties, learning disabilities, physical disabilities, dementia or autism. The successful applicants will be supporting people in their own home with all aspects of daily living, such as general housekeeping and budgeting, personal care, home care, meals and medication.
Relevant experience is desirable, however an ability to get along with people, practical life skills and common sense are just as important. Full induction and training will be provided, as well as the opportunity to gain an SVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care. Our staff also enjoy a competitive salary and a generous employer's contribution towards a workplace pension, as well as other employee-related rewards.
A driving licence and vehicle would be desirable due to limited public transport to one of the locations.
For a job description and to apply please visit https://www.trfs.org.uk/careers/412_support_practitioner
Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme registration will be required for all successful candidates.
The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Charity No: SC021621