Relief Support Practitioner- Home Care Mobile Responder Team, Rothesay

Salary: £11.10 per hour
Locality: Rothesay

Category: Support Practitioner

Job Type: Relief

Job Description

Would you relish the opportunity to work with vulnerable people living in various settings in your local community and make a real difference to their lives?

Looking for an exciting, fresh start in the New Year? Real people person and enjoy the opportunity to form relationships?

Why not join our NEW team of Homecare Mobile Responders in Rothesay with various shifts on offer, gaining valuable experience within different settings?

We are looking for nurturing and supportive individuals who can work closely with a colleague as a team, to give high levels of care, to help reduce unplanned hospital or care home admissions, you will support people who do not have access to regular care in their own homes.

Our care-at-home service enables people to stay in their own homes by providing help with daily living. Our role is not to do things for people, but to work with them, and we support everyone differently.

Mobile care support is new to Argyll & Bute. The service aims to:

  • Support people to get home safe and well from hospital.
  • Ensure that someone has the support they need to prevent re-admission.
  • Provide short-term care-at-home; assessing each person’s needs to provide the best possible support now and in the future.

Support Practitioner – Role Profile

Relief Support Practitioner – Role Profile

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    Personal Details

    Do you hold a full UK driving licence? Are you related to a board member or another Carr Gomm colleague? Have you worked for Carr Gomm through an agency? Do you have the Right to Work in the UK? Hours preferred?


    Are you registered with any of the following regulatory bodies? Have you ever had a sanction or ban from any regulatory body? Have you ever been considered for listing, or barred from working with, either the Vulnerable Adults AND/OR Children’s workforce(s) with Disclosure Scotland? Are you, or have you ever been, a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme?

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    The first referee must, where possible, be your line manager from your current place of work (or previous employer if you are not currently in work). Your second reference should be from your previous employer. If you do not have a previous employer, please provide other relevant referees such as a former teacher/lecturer or someone who could provide a character reference. Please be aware references will not be accepted from friends or family members. We will only take up references after you have been interviewed and are offered the post. Reference One Reference Two


    Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2003. Due to the nature of the work for which you are applying, this post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation Act 1974 by virtue of Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions and Exclusions)(Scotland) Order 2003. You are therefore not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act and in the event of employment failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action. All successful applicants are subject to an appropriate Disclosure Scotland check. Do you have any criminal convictions? I declare that the answers to all questions, and information I have supplied, is correct and to the best of my knowledge