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Support Worker

Posted: 4 Jul 2020 Closes: 14 Jul 2020
Symonds House - Hitchin £9.67 per hour (£18,908 per annum FTE 37.5 hours)
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Support Worker

COVID-19 - The well-being of everyone is our highest priority.  We will be using phone, Skype, WhatsApp or Zoom video calling to hold interviews for the foreseeable future.

Symonds House is a Care home with Nursing set in beautiful grounds on the edge of Hitchin.

We support 20 adults aged 18-65 with physical disabilities to lead full & independent lives.

We have a number of shifts available - full or part-time guaranteed hours

Day shifts consist of 2 x 12.5hr and 2 x 6hr shifts/week
Allday shifts 7.30am-8.30pm
Early shifts 7am-1pm
Twilight shifts 3.30-9.30pm

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.

* No agencies please *


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