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Dunfermline, Fife, KY11 8US
£25,148 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
39 hours per week

Make a positive difference in someone’s life by joining The Richmond Fellowship Scotland in our Dunfermline 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.

On top of this training we will also finance and support you to achieve your SVQ Level 2 Health and Social Care in-house!

Due to the nature of this service, you must be a driver, with a valid full driving licence.

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.

We are Living Wage Accredited with the Living Wage Foundation, and have Gold in Investors in People.


  • 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.

How to Apply:

If you have any difficulties whilst applying then please get in touch with our Regional Resourcing Consultant by emailing Claire at

Closing Date: 6/6/24 (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.

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