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Support Worker

Support Worker

Location: Mid-Shires Supported Living Service - 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 on permanent and temporary basis.

As a Support Worker with Leonard Cheshire you’ll provide a high level of care and support to people in their own homes, 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! You must be compassionate, creative and love working with people and able to travel to cover work allocated on the rota.

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, Facetime or WhatsApp video calling to hold interviews for the foreseeable future.

Closing Date: 5 June 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.

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