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Senior Support Worker at The Richmond Fellowship Scotland Careers

Senior Support Worker

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland Careers Saltcoats, Cumbria Full-Time
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Here at the Richmond Fellowship Scotland we are currently looking to recruit a Senior Support Worker in our services in North Ayrshire. This will be a 6 month contract with the potential to be extended thereafter.

Please note that due to service requirements we can only accept applications from candidates who have a valid UK driving licence and access to their own cars. You are paid for travel within the service and there is also a 45p per mile fuel allowance.

Our Senior Support Workers are classed as Front Line Management staff and as such your duties would fall under three specific areas as follows:

Staff Management:

-Coaching and mentoring front line staff while providing appropriate support including regular supervision.
-Identifying the training needs of your team and ensuring that this training is provided.
-Producing the monthly rota for your team, taking into account budgetary requirements and ensuring that all staff meet their contracted hours whilst managing holiday cover and absence.
-Developing the ability of your team to produce accurate and effective support plans.
-Covering on-call shift work as and when needed.

Supported Individuals:

-Plan and facilitate meetings with individuals and important people in their lives in order to collate the appropriate information required to write an effective support plan.
-Effectively match supported individuals to staff members, keeping in mind the identified outcomes and goals to be achieved for said supported individual.


-Liaising with external agencies such as an individual`s family or Social Work Services.
-Ensure that the standards set by the SSSC and Care Inspectorate as well as The Richmond Fellowship Scotland`s own standards are always met.
-Positively represent the values of The Richmond Fellowship Scotland when engaging with all external agencies.

There are a range of benefits to working with TRFS which include:

-Paid travel between services (depending on service requirements).
-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.

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.

Apply by following the link to our website!

For this fantastic opportunity you will need at least 2 years previous experience of supporting individuals within care and already have or be willing to work towards your SVQ Level 3.

The successful applicant must also register with SSSC as a Supervisor in Care at Home and Housing Support Services on taking up the post.

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

Closing Date: 25/05/2022 (We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any point)


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