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Support Worker

Posted: 18 Oct 2019 Closes: 15 Nov 2019
Gloucestershire House - Cheltenham
Fixed term & Part time leonard-cheshire/04855

Part time - 20 hours per week

Shifts are mainly evenings and weekends

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.

 

 

This is a temporary post until 31st March 2020, when further funding will be reviewed. We are looking for an experienced support worker to assist our weekend and evening driver enabling people from our home to access and take part in their community. You could be taking someone for a haircut, accompanying them to the pub, cinema or a concert. This service is user-led, and you will need to be flexible in your hours of work, which could vary every week. While out with people, you will be providing personal care and support, including possible assistance with medication, meals, drinks, and assistance to use the toilet.

Leonard Cheshire

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