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Support Worker

Posted: 3 Dec 2019 Closes: 4 Dec 2019
Dorset Learning Disability Services - Dorchester
Fixed term & Part time leonard-cheshire/04929

Full time, 37 hours per week, fixed term contract to cover maternity leave starting from January 2020

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.



Flexibility is important for this role to cover a range of shift patterns including, nights, weekends and bank holidays.

The position is a fixed-term contract to cover maternity leave and the start date will be January 2020

Some interviews will be held on 8.11.19, 18.11.19, further dates will be advised on interview invitation  
Leonard Cheshire
Redwood Business Centre
NE Wing Redwood House
Hawthorne Road
Charlton Down

Leonard Cheshire

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