Location: Symonds House - Hitchin
Job Type: Full time and part time hours; Shifts consist of all day 12.5 hours and short shifts of 6 hours - early, late or twilight shifts. You will also work alternate weekends.
Salary: £9.48 per hour (£18,536 per annum FTE 37.5 hours)
Closing Date: 30 September 2019
Want to be part of a leading organisation which positively impacts on the lives of disabled people across the world?
Driving is desirable for this role.
Symonds House is a 20-bed home supporting individuals with physical disabilities. The home is in a nice location of Hitchin with lovely surroundings. We offer free parking, reduced meal prices, option to join ride to work scheme.
As a Support Worker with Leonard Cheshire you’ll provide a high level of care and support to people in their own homes, 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! You must be compassionate, creative and love working with people and able to travel to cover work allocated on the rota.
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!
Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We actively encourage applications from people with a disability, supporting where possible, your requirements for reasonable adjustments.
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, Healthcare Assistant, Care Assistant, Care Provider, Personal Support Worker, Support at Home, Domiciliary Care, charity, not for profit.