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Support Worker

Posted: 4 Jul 2020 Closes: 13 Jul 2020
Chipstead Lake Services - Sevenoaks £9.67 per hour/ (£18,908 per annum FTE 37.5)
Permanent & Full-time leonard-cheshire/05748

We have a number of Day and Night shifts available, full or part-time guaranteed hours, or occasional hours if you prefer working with flexibility.

Are you looking to join a fun organisation where you can make a difference? this is your chance to be part of something great!

 

At Leonard Cheshire we are offering an excellent opportunity for a Healthcare Assistant to join our team at Chipstead Lake, Chipstead, where we provide 24 hour nursing care to our service users that have physical disabilities and acquired brain injuries.

 

We offer a wide range of employee rewards and benefits including:


Excellent induction programme, with ongoing career training and development and opportunities for progression within our charity
£300 ‘refer a friend’ programme *
Subsidised hot meals while on shift.
Happy, friendly working atmosphere Contributory company pension scheme with competitive life cover benefit.
Substantial and flexible annual leave, with the option to buy or sell (salary sacrifice)
Discounted tariffs with 02.
Access to great savings and discounts with major UK retailers.
Access to cash health plan at very favourable rates.
Access to cycle-to-work benefits (salary sacrifice)
Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.
*conditions apply

 

The Role


As a Healthcare Assistant/Support Worker 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.

 

About Leonard Cheshire


Our charity supports disabled people both in the UK and globally to fulfil their potential. We work for a society in which every person is equally valued. We believe disabled people should have the freedom to live their lives the way they choose. To have the opportunity and support, to live independently, to contribute and participate fully in society. That belief is at the heart of everything we do. For over 65 years, we have supported disabled people in many different ways, including care in people’s own homes, day centres and respite services.



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.



Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community.



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.

 

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.



If this sounds of interest we would like to hear from you, apply now for an immediate interview!

 

* No agencies please *

 

Leonard Cheshire

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