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Support Worker

Posted: 30 Aug 2019 Closes: 30 Aug 2019
Holehird - Windermere
Variable leonard-cheshire/04414

Full time, part time and occasional hours.


Must be able to work a 5 day shift pattern to include weekends on a rotational basis. Some night shifts are also available.


Holehird is part of the Leonard Cheshire Organisation, providing care for adults with life changing disabilities and illnesses. The home, which is a specially adapted mansion house overlooks Lake Windermere.  On site accommodation is available for full time staff.


As a Support Worker/Healthcare Assistant 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 as we offer an excellent training and induction programme to get you fully trained in your new role!

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.


Similar roles: Support Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Care Assistant, Care Provider, Personal Support Worker, charity, not for profit.

Leonard Cheshire

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