Location: Lavender Fields - Hitchin
Job Type: Permanent, Full time & Part time
Salary: £9.67 per hour/ (£18,908 per annum FTE 37.5)
We have a number of shifts available, full or part-time guaranteed hours.
Mixture of early shifts (07.00-14.30), late shifts (13.30-21.00) and twilight shifts (14.30-22.00) including weekends.
Close to the historic market town of Hitchin, No. 1 Lavender Fields is home for 10 young adults with physical disabilities. Stevenage, Luton and Welwyn Garden City are nearby and we’re well-connected by train to London, Peterborough and Cambridge.
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!
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.
COVID-19 - The well-being of everyone is our highest priority. We will be using phone, Skype, WhatsApp or Zoom video calling to hold interviews for the foreseeable future.
* No agencies please *
Closing Date: 29 July 2020
You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Social Care, Voluntary Sector, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff, Care Assistant, Community Development, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Not for Profit, NFP etc.