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Support Worker

Posted: 2 Jul 2020 Closes: 30 Jul 2020
Symonds House - Hitchin £9.67 per hour / £15,883 for 31.5 hours (£18,908 per annum FTE 37.5 hours)
Permanent & Part-time leonard-cheshire/05760

Part time 31.5 hours nights

3 x Nights per week from 8pm-7am (10.5hrs paid). These are not set nights each week


Symonds House is a Care home with Nursing in beautiful surroundings on the edge of Hitchin. We support 20 adults, aged 18-65, with physical disabilities to live independent lives.

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.


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.

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.

Leonard Cheshire

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