Job Description

LOCATION:Coatbridge, ML5 3AA
SALARY:£20,321 per year
HOURS:39 hours per week

Are you looking for a fantastic new career?


The Richmond Fellowship Scotland we are recruiting for Support Practitioners for our services in Coatbridge and Airdrie.


Due to the nature of our services we can only accept applications from candidates who have a valid UK driving license and access to their own cars. You will be paid for your travel time while on shift and there is also a 40p per mile fuel allowance.


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:


-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


No previous experience in care is required as we provide full in-house training to all new staff members and will even finance you to achieve your SVQ Level 2.


The Richmond Fellowship Scotland provides personalised and outcome-focused support to over 2800 individuals either in their own homes, shared accommodation or care home environments 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, mental health, alcohol or substance abuse and autism.


We can offer either Full-Time, Part-Time or Bank (Ad Hoc) contracts.


Each person we support is unique so each support role will be different to the next, giving you the chance to really make a difference in that individuals life.


What matters most is that you have the right values and the right attitude.


Apply by following the link to our website!


All successful applicants will be given a conditional offer- this is subject to the receipt of satisfactory references, PVG and a Covid-19 related risk assessment.


Closing Date – 18th April 2022 (We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time)


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


As part of our compliance checks, all candidates will be asked, if successful, to undergo a risk assessment based on underlying conditions due to Covid-19.


All new staff members will be required to register with the SSSC within 6 months of their start date.

Please note that Care workers have been absolutely critical to our pandemic response, giving vulnerable people the care they need and avoiding further pressure falling on the NHS. Therefore, the Scottish Government are funding both SSSC registration and PVG checks for any new staff joining the social care workforce till 31.03.2022.