Leonard Cheshire is the leader in enriching the lives of disabled people. We are the largest disability non-profit organisation in the UK, with around 6,000 employees, supporting over 30,000 disabled people across our global operations.
We offer an environment where you can be part of a team who are passionate making a positive impact on the lives of disabled people. You will have opportunities to learn and grow in your role, building your skills and knowledge in partnership with others.
Position: Support Worker
Location: The Grange, Poole
Job type: Full time & Part time, Permanent
Hours: Full or part-time guaranteed hours
Salary: £8.77 per hour (£17,148 per annum FTE 37.5 hours)
Closing Date: 31 July 2019
About the role:
As a Support Worker / Healthcare Assistant with Leonard Cheshire you’ll provide a high level of care and support to vulnerable people, enabling them to live the life they choose. You’ll assist with daily tasks including personal care, medication and assistance at mealtimes, motivating and encouraging choice and participation.
Experience as a Support Worker, Care Assistant or Healthcare Assistant is desirable but not essential as we offer an excellent training and induction programme to get you fully trained in your new role!
In return we offer a great range of employee schemes and benefits, including generous annual leave, discounts for high street retailers, contributory pension scheme and so much more!
Benefits: Fair and competitive pay rates. Contributory company pension scheme with competitive life cover benefit. Substantial and flexible annual leave, with the option to buy or sell, depending on needs (salary sacrifice). Access to cash health plan at very favourable rates. Access to cycle-to-work benefits (salary sacrifice). Access to child-care vouchers (salary sacrifice). Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.
Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
A satisfactory disclosure check (PVG membership in Scotland) is required for this post.
Shortlisting for this role will take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once suitable candidates have been appointed.
You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Care Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Care Assistant, Care Provider, Personal Support Worker, Charity, Not For Profit, Third Sector, Disability, Disabilities, NFP, etc.