Support Worker/ Healthcare Assistant

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Charity & Not For Profit

  • Job type:

    Full-time Flexible

  • Salary:

    £9.48 per hour

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:


  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    2020-02-11 00:00:00

  • Client:


Support Worker/ Healthcare Assistant

Are you looking to join a fun organisation where you can make a difference? this is your chance to be part of something great!

At Leonard Cheshire we are offering an excellent opportunity for a Healthcare Assistant to join our team at Fryers House, Romsey. Fryers House provides 24 hour nursing care to our service users that have physical disabilities and acquired brain injuries.

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

- From 1 April 2020, the hourly rate of pay will be £9.48 per hour. Any hours worked prior to this will be paid at £8.77 per hour
- Excellent induction programme, with ongoing career training and development and opportunities for progression within our charity
- £300 ‘refer a friend’ programme *
- Subsidised hot meals while on shift
- Happy, friendly working atmosphere Contributory company pension scheme with competitive life cover benefit
- Substantial and flexible annual leave, with the option to buy or sell (salary sacrifice)
- Discounted tariffs with 02
- 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
*conditions apply

The Role

As a Healthcare Assistant/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.

Experience as a Support Worker, Care Assistant or Healthcare Assistant is desirable but not essential

About Leonard Cheshire

Our charity supports disabled people both in the UK and globally to fulfil their potential. We work for a society in which every person is equally valued. We believe disabled people should have the freedom to live their lives the way they choose. To have the opportunity and support, to live independently, to contribute and participate fully in society. That belief is at the heart of everything we do.

For over 65 years, we have supported disabled people in many different ways, including care in people’s own homes, day centres and respite services.

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.

If this sounds of interest we would like to hear from you, apply now for an immediate interview!

Closing Date: 31st March 2020

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

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