Healthcare Assistant / Support Worker (2908 HA)

Recruiter
Leonard Cheshire
Location
Vauxhall
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
17 Oct 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Part time 32.5 hours per week

6.5 hours per shift

Do you…
Want the chance to use and grow your skills and knowledge while
making a difference to society?
Want to be part of a leading organisation which positively impacts on
the lives of disabled people across the world?

If so… Leonard Cheshire offers you the chance to become part
of a great team!


About us
Leonard Cheshire is the leader in enriching the lives of disabled
people. We are the largest disability non-profit organisation in the
UK, with around 7,000 employees, and we support more than 20,000
disabled people across our global operations. We honour our past,
drawing on our legacy to inspire us for the future. We are in the
exciting process of transforming into a modern, relevant and
sustainable organisation.
We offer an environment where you can work with great leaders and be
part of a team who are passionate, making a positive impact on the
lives of disabled people. You will have opportunities to learn and
grow in your role, building your skills and knowledge in partnership
with others.

About the role
Disability affects everyone differently. We need you to provide
tailored day-to-day support to ensure the needs of the people who use
our services are met in positive and creative ways. It’s a job that
can be challenging at times, but this is balanced by the unrivalled
sense of long-term satisfaction it also gives. It’s an opportunity to
be creative and feel inspired, both by your colleagues and the people
you support. It’s a career that you can feel proud of.
You will provide assistance with care, personal support, daily living
tasks or activities to customers in order to support them attain their
full potential, maximise options available and encourage choice,
participation and motivation.

About you
To be successful in this role you will need:

To be compassionate, creative, and honest and love working with people.
To bring great positive energy.
To work well as part of a team.
To be flexible as we work shifts and weekend working is often required.
To demonstrate a commitment to Leonard Cheshire’s ethos and values.
You don’t need any specific qualifications or experience although
experience of providing personal care is advantageous. You will
however, need plenty of enthusiasm and passion for our work.

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

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).
Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.
Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
A satisfactory disclosures check (PVG membership in Scotland) is
required for this post.
Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are
received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a
suitable candidate has been appointed.

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