Support Practitioner – The Richmond Fellowship Scotland – Dunfermline

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland

Make a positive difference in someone’s life by joining The Richmond Fellowship Scotland. We are recruiting for experienced Support Practitioners to join a new service in Benarty, where you will be providing 2:1 support.

The service has a range of needs, and CALM and PBST play a huge role in day to day life in this service so previous experience is essential. 

You must be a driver, with access to your own vehicle, due to the rural location of this service, and must have a Full UK Driving licence, to drive the mobility car.

You will be required to work 12-13 hour shifts, including night shift on a rota basis.

About the Role :

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.
  • Medical Support – Administering and monitoring medication.
  • Personal Care – Assist people to maintain their wellbeing by promoting their personal care which would include assistance with showering/bathing, dressing, arranging visits with professionals such as dentists, doctors or opticians, assisting with incontinence care.
  • Practical Support – Helping people to maintain their tenancy by encouraging daily household tasks such as general housework, laundry, ironing, cooking, shopping.
  • 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.

    Benefits :

  • TRFS rewards scheme (which includes cash-back and discounts at a variety of high street and online retailers)
  • 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.
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