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Excellent opportunity for a Support Worker based in Banbridge
Support Worker (02737)
Location: The Meadows
Employment type: Permanent
Job type: Occasional hours
Salary:£8.35 per hour (£16,327 per annum FTE 37.5 hours)
Supported Living Scheme requires support staff to cover a variety of shifts day/evening /weekends.
The Meadows requires a number of occasional hours staff to join the team. The service is a supported scheme with 6 bungalows. Each individual is supported to live independently in their own homes. Personal and Practical care experience is necessary. Flexibility is key to the position as there are a variety of shift patterns that need covered on a rolling rota basis.
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!
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 (please see the job description for full details)
To be successful in this role you will need:
We offer a wide range of employee rewards and benefits including:
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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Closing Date: 21 September 2018