Leonard Cheshire
Greater Manchester
£9.25 per hour
Permanent, Full-time
Job description
Support Worker

Full time/Permanent/Days 35hrs pw

Are you looking for a rewarding new opportunity? No experience needed!

Eden Square | Leonard Cheshire – Situated in the centre of Urmston our 20 Bed Supported living service is comprised of 20 individual flats overlooking the bright and busy shopping complex. Supporting individuals with varying disabilities to live an independent and fulfilled life. With public transport access on your doorstep getting to and from our service will not be an issue and means days out are frequent for our clients.

Your new role

As a Support Worker, you will provide a high level of tailored, personal care and support, ensuring the needs of the people who use our services are met in positive and creative ways. You’ll assist with daily tasks including personal care, medication and assistance at mealtimes. Encouraging choice and participation on a day-to-day basis you will enable our customers to attain their full potential, living the life they choose by.

You will receive ongoing training and development to build your skills, experience and career.

It’s a job that can be challenging at times but is balanced by the unrivalled sense of long-term satisfaction. This is an opportunity to be creative and feel inspired, both by your colleagues and the people you support. It is a career that you can feel proud of!

You don’t need any specific qualifications or experience although experience of providing personal care is advantageous. You will, however, need plenty of enthusiasm and passion for our work!

To be successful in this role you will need:

• Be compassionate, creative, and honest and love working with people.
• Bring great positive energy.
• To work well as part of a team.
• To be flexible as we work shifts and weekend working is often required.

“We want someone who is a good listener, welcoming and friendly, well-mannered and kind. Who is also creative and likes to shop” Michelle – Service user at Eden Square

Please see job description for full details.

We offer a wide range of employee rewards and benefits including:

• Contributory company pension scheme with competitive life cover benefit.
• Substantial and flexible annual leave, with the option to buy or sell (salary sacrifice).
• Free Blue Light card.
• Discounted tariffs with Vodaphone
• Access to great savings and discounts with major UK retailers.
• Access to cash health plan at very favourable rates.
• Access to cycle-to-work benefits (salary sacrifice).
• Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.

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.

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.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk. A satisfactory disclosure check (PVG membership in Scotland) is required for this post. References will be obtained for all roles.

Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once suitable candidates have been appointed.

* No agencies please *

Location: Eden Square - Urmston
Employment type: Permanent
Job type: Full time & part time
Salary: £9.25 per hour
Closing Date: 30 November 2021

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Care Assistant, Care Provider, Personal Support Worker, Community Support Worker, Disability, Disabilities, Care Staff, charity, not for profit, etc.

Ref: 103 277
Posted on: 01 October 2021
Closed date: 29 October 2021
Job ref: 103277
Tags: Support Worker