Leonard Cheshire
Exeter, Devon
£9.92 per hour
Permanent, Part-time, Full-time
Job description

*Female only applicants

** Because of the personal service provided an occupational requirement applies to this post, under Equality Act 2010.

Day Shifts - 35 hours per week. The shift pattern will include early shifts 07:30 - 14.45 and late day shifts 14:30 - 21:30. We are also considering Support Workers for Occasional hours contracts, great for those looking to work with flexibility.


As a Support Worker 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.

This role is based at The Risings in Exeter. The Risings is home to young people with learning disabilities. We offer an environment where you can be part of a team who are passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of people with learning disabilities.

No experience required!

You don't need any specific qualifications or experience to be a Support Worker with us although experience of providing personal care in a Support Worker, Care Assistant or Health Care Assistant is advantageous. You will receive training and support to build your skills, experience and career.

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

  • 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).
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.

This role is subject to the requirements of The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021. Appointment is conditional on successful applicants providing evidence to our satisfaction that they are vaccinated, or are exempt from vaccination due to clinical reasons.

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 *

Ref: 105 036

Posted on: 25 November 2021
Closed date: 24 December 2021
Job ref: 105036
Tags: Support Worker