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Support Worker

Posted: 20 Feb 2020 Closes: 29 Feb 2020
Dorset Learning Disability Services - Dorchester £8.77 per hour/ £16,919 for 37 hours (£17,148 per annum FTE 37.5)
Permanent & Part-time leonard-cheshire/05275

We are recruiting for three, 37 hours per week posts. Two of the post are in Dorchester and one of the post is in Weymouth.

You will be required to work days/night/weekends/bank holidays. This is done a rota basis.

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.

Interviews commencing on 10th February 2020. 

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

Leonard Cheshire

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