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Senior Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £22,287 – £24,634
  • Kirkcaldy and Glenrothes
  • Closing 22nd June 2023

  • Advertised from 30th May 2023
  • Hours: 37.5 hrs per week. Permanent.
  • REC1185


Around since 1923, SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity. We have represented the voice of people most affected by mental health problems in Scotland for almost 100 years. Today, in over 60 communities we work with adults and young people providing mental health social care support, services in primary care, schools and further education, among others.

These services together with our national programme work in See Me, respectme, suicide prevention and active living; inform our policy and campaign work to influence positive social change. SAMH is dedicated to mental health and wellbeing for all: with a vision of a society where people are able to live their lives fully, regardless of present or past circumstances.

For Scotland’s Mental Health

About the Role

Fife Care at Home and housing Support Service provides support to individuals with severe and enduring mental ill health in their transition from long term hospital stay to living as independently as they can in the community. The successful candidates must be able to work with the Service Manager and other Senior Practitioners in supporting, mentoring and guiding the team, coordinating the delivery of support across two locations in Kirkcaldy and Glenrothes and completing Key-working duties including working with Service users to define their own Support plans.

What we are looking for

We are looking for an individual with good leadership and communication skills who has the ability to lead a team of Practitioners and work as part of a team. To be part of a rota that includes on calls, sleepovers and weekend working. The candidate ideally should have a SVQ3 Health & Social Care qualification but this is not essential as we can support you to achieve this.

What we will provide for you

You will work in a supportive environment and will be provided with a full induction and training opportunities. You will be given the chance to develop your knowledge and skills, as well as develop professionally. Some of our benefits include;

• Fully funded SVQ qualification to meet the conditions of your SSSC registration

• Reimbursement of PVG, Disclosure & SSSC annual fees and registration costs.

• Funded continuous learning and development opportunities, access to over 100 courses online in addition to classroom and virtual training sessions

• 30 days annual leave rising to 33 after 5 years’ service

• 4 public holidays

• 2 paid wellbeing days off per year to use on what matters to you.

• Team wellbeing budgets

• Workplace pension scheme

• Life Assurance policy

• Employee Assistance Programme

Application notes

Closing date for applications will be 12 noon, Thursday 22nd June 2023

Interviews will take place on Thursday 29th June 2023.

To apply and for further information please visit$ORG.REC.EXAPN.WIZ/RECRUIT_EXT?suite=CES&token=1faf67e4-d717-4db9-b279-c5090ddc8c7b

PVG Scheme Membership, a Right to Work in the UK check and proof of any qualifications declared your application will be required.

Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties.

Please note we reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive a high level of applicants and would encourage you to submit your application as early as possible.

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