Support Worker

£8.66 per hour (£16,933 per annum FTE 37.5 hours)
30 May 2019
27 Jun 2019
Candidate Services
Contract Type
Support Worker

Would you like to work for a forward-thinking disability charity operating a service in the West Yorkshire area?

We are looking for an experienced Deputy Manager to join our diverse team, providing support for people with mental health and learning disabilities.

If you feel you have the drive, determination and enthusiasm to bring and share your experience within our team we would like to hear from you.

Position: Support Worker
Location: Champion House, Pudsey, West Yorkshire (commutable from Bradford, Leeds and surrounding areas)
Job type: Full time, Permanent
Hours: Full time & part time hours - days, with the expectation to cover nights for holidays and sickness.
Salary: £8.66 per hour (£16,933 per annum FTE 37.5 hours)

Closing Date: 30 June 2019

About the role:

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.

About you:

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!

Benefits: Fair and competitive pay rates. Contributory company pension scheme with competitive life cover benefit. Substantial and flexible annual leave, with the option to buy or sell, depending on needs (salary sacrifice). Access to cash health plan at very favourable rates. Access to cycle-to-work benefits (salary sacrifice). Access to child-care vouchers (salary sacrifice). Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.

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.

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Healthcare Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Community Support Worker, Disability, Disabilities, Care Staff, Charity, Charities, Not for Profit, NFP, Third Sector, etc.