Support worker

Location UK / Armagh

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary See description

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1432240

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Support Worker based in Lurgan Support Services.

Support worker (04496)

Location: Lurgan Support Services – Lurgan SAH

Employment type: Permanent

Job type: Full time

Salary: £8.66 per hour / £15,804 per annum

We have 3 full time positions available of 35 hours in our Care at Home team, full guaranteed hours, and must be able to work with flexibility.

Applicants must be available to work evenings and weekends on a rolling rota basis and be fully flexible.

Driving is desirable. Paid mileage.

As a Support Worker with Leonard Cheshire you’ll provide a high level of care and support to people in their own homes, 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! You must be compassionate, creative and love working with people and able to travel to cover work allocated on the rota. Also to be registered with NISCC – we will help you work towards this if not registered already.

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.

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.

To Apply please click the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to our website.

Closing Date: 20 August 2019