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: Activities Worker
Location: Copthorne, RH10 3HS (commutable from Crawley, Felbridge, Redhill and surrounding areas)
Job type: Full time, Permanent
Hours: Full time, part time & occasional hours
Salary: £9.48 per hour / £18,536 per annum FTE 37.5 hour
Closing Date: 3 June 2019
About the role:
We have a number of shifts available, full or part-time guaranteed hours, or occasional hours if you prefer working with flexibility.
Some weekend and evening work required. Subsidiary accommodation is available onsite.
As an Activities Worker with Leonard Cheshire you will support the implementation of a range of social and recreational activities for our residents. You will identify and facilitate activities and events both within the care home and in the community to enhance daily living, acting as an escort / driver as required.
- Have good interpersonal skills; be able to communicate effectively with a wide range of people.
- Have experience of activities work (desirable).
- Have a full, clean driving licence.
- 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: Activities Worker, Activities Coordinator, Support Worker, Support Coordinator, Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Healthcare Assistant, Learning Disabilities, Social Care, Voluntary Sector, Mental Health Worker, Care Staff, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Not for Profit, NFP, etc.