Leonard Cheshire Disability
Leonard Cheshire Disability

Charity number 218186

Leonard Cheshire Disability campaigns to change attitudes to disability, supporting thousands of disabled people in the UK.

Current vacancies

Support Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £17,109
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd November 2018

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 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 the hours

We have a number of different opportunities available from working in a shift pattern (24/7, seven days a week) to working in communities 9am-3pm Monday to Friday.

  • Full time, Part time and Occasional hours (Days) – Ref 2987 Edinburgh Services
  • Full time, Part time and Occasional hours (Days & Nights) – Ref 3001 Support at Home
  • Full time & Occasional hours (Days) – Ref 3023 (Mon - Thu 0900 - 1500, Fri 0900 - 1400) My Break, My Choice

About you (please see the job description for full details)

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.

Shortlist

Support Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £17,109
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 6th December 2018

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 (please see the job description for full details)

  • 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.
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Deputy Manager

  • Full time
  • £22,995
  • Glamis House Supported Living- Glenrothes
  • Closing 31st July 2018

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 in Scotland 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

We are looking for a full time Deputy Manager to lead our busy supported living services in Fife.

In this diverse and varied role, you will support the Service Manager in the day to day operation of the services, deputise as directed and be responsible for the direct supervision and line management of staff.

You will be involved in the assessment and placement of Customers and be responsible and accountable for the on-going monitoring of their individual needs. You will also ensure the highest standards of personal support and service delivery are maintained and promote independence and choice; adhering at all times to the values of the organisation.

About you(please see the job description for full details)

To be successful in this role you will need:

·A level of professional development & registration as indicated by purchaser, regulator or Leonard Cheshire (this may include level 5 leadership in health and social care qualification), dependant on location.

·To have experience of providing direct personal and social care.

·To have experience of managing a team of support staff.

·To have experience of working with customers who have physical and/or learning disabilities.

·To be able to work flexibly in accordance with rostered hours.

·To demonstrate a commitment to Leonard Cheshire’s ethos and values.

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).

·Access to child-care vouchers (salary sacrifice).

·Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £19,162
  • Glamis House Supported Living- Glenrothes
  • Closing 31st July 2018

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 in Scotland 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 about 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

We are looking for a full time Team Leader to join our busy supported living services in Fife.

In this diverse and varied role, you will support the Deputy Manager in the day to day operation of the service, deputise as directed and be responsible for the direct supervision and line management of staff. You will also ensure the highest standards of care, personal support, daily living tasks and activities for customers to support them to attain their full potential and maximise the options available; encouraging choice, participation and motivation.

You will receive ongoing training and development to build your skills, experience and career.

About you (please see the job description for full details)

To be successful in this role you will need:

·A level of professional development (this may include level 3 in health and social care qualification), dependant on location.

·Good communication and caring attributes.

·Prior experience of working with customers who have physical and/or learning disabilities.

·Prior experience of supervising a team of support staff.

·A full, clean driving licence (if required to drive).

·To be able to work flexibly within rostered hours.

·Excellent interpersonal skills.

·To demonstrate a commitment to Leonard Cheshire’s ethos and values.

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).

·Access to child-care vouchers(salary sacrifice).

·Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £17,749 – £21,222
  • Aberdeeen
  • Closing 31st August 2018

4 week rolling rota, including evenings and weekends.

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 (please see the job description for full details)

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).

· Access to child-care vouchers (salary sacrifice).

· Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Support worker

  • Full time
  • Sessional
  • Fife Service
  • Closing 11th October 2018

We are seeking full and part time Support Workers to join the existing staff teams at our busy and vibrant residential and supported living services in Glenrothes, Fife.

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 about 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 and you will provide tailored day-to-day support to ensure the needs of our customers 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 and it’s a career you can feel proud of.

You will provide assistance with care, personal support, daily living tasks or activities to customers to support them to attain their full potential, maximise options available and encourage choice, participation and motivation, adhering at all times to the values of the organisation.

About you (please see the job description for full details)

To be successful in this role you will need:

• To be compassionate, creative, and honest and love working with people.

• To have good communication and caring attributes.

• 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.

Experience of driving and holding a clean driver’s licence is desirable.

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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Support worker (part time)

  • Part time
  • TBC
  • Fife Service
  • Closing 11th October 2018

We are seeking full and part time Support Workers to join the existing staff teams at our busy and vibrant residential and supported living services in Glenrothes, Fife.

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 about 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 and you will provide tailored day-to-day support to ensure the needs of our customers 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 and it’s a career you can feel proud of.

You will provide assistance with care, personal support, daily living tasks or activities to customers to support them to attain their full potential, maximise options available and encourage choice, participation and motivation, adhering at all times to the values of the organisation.

About you (please see the job description for full details)

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • To be compassionate, creative, and honest and love working with people.
  • To have good communication and caring attributes.
  • 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.

Experience of driving and holding a clean driver’s licence is desirable.

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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £17,749
  • School Drive, Aberdeen
  • Closing 13th October 2018

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 about 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 and you will provide tailored day-to-day support to ensure the needs of our customers 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 and it’s a career you can feel proud of.

You will provide assistance with care, personal support, daily living tasks or activities to customers to support them to attain their full potential, maximise options available and encourage choice, participation and motivation, adhering at all times to the values of the organisation.

About you (please see the job description for full details)

To be successful in this role you will need:

• To be compassionate, creative, and honest and love working with people.

• To have good communication and caring attributes.

• 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.

Experience of driving and holding a clean driver’s licence is desirable.

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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Support Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £17,109
  • Glasgow, Fulwood Avenue
  • Closing 26th October 2018

New service opening for Supported Living service in Knightswood Area

Full time, part time and occasional hours

Rota pattern, days & nights as required.

Sleepovers as required,

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 (please see the job description for full details)

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).

· Access to child-care vouchers (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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £19,162
  • Glasgow, Fulwood Avenue
  • Closing 26th October 2018

New service opening for Supported Living service in Knightswood Area as well as covering various Supported Living Services across Glasgow

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

You will supervise and deploy staff, ensuring the provision of care, personal support, daily living tasks and activities for customers to support them to attain their full potential and maximise the options available, encouraging choice, participation and motivation. You will receive ongoing training and development to build your skills, experience and career.

About you (please see the job description for full details)

To be successful in this role you will need:

· A level of professional development and registration as indicated by purchaser, regulator or Leonard Cheshire (this may include a VQ level 3 in Health and Social Care Adults/Children or Young people, or Learning Disability or L4 VQ in team leading or management or other similar qualification), dependant on location.

· Prior experience of working in a relevant care setting.

· Prior experience of supervising a team of staff.

· If working at a Support-at-Home service, to be able to travel to cover work allocated on the rota.

· A full, clean driving licence (if required to drive).

· To be able to work flexibly within rostered hours and be prepared to participate in an on-call rota as required.

· Knowledge of people who use our services self-advocacy and empowerment.

· Excellent interpersonal skills.

· To demonstrate a commitment to Leonard Cheshire’s ethos and values.

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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £20,531
  • Stenhouse - Edinburgh
  • Closing 31st October 2018

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

You will supervise and deploy staff, ensuring the provision of care, personal support, daily living tasks and activities for customers to support them to attain their full potential and maximise the options available, encouraging choice, participation and motivation. You will receive ongoing training and development to build your skills, experience and career.

About you (please see the job description for full details)

To be successful in this role you will need:

A level of professional development and registration as indicated by purchaser, regulator or Leonard Cheshire (this may include a VQ level 3 in Health and Social Care Adults/Children or Young people, or Learning Disability or L4 VQ in team leading or management or other similar qualification), dependent on location.

Prior experience of working in a relevant care setting.

Prior experience of supervising a team of staff.

If working at a Support-at-Home service, to be able to travel to cover work allocated on the rota.

A full, clean driving licence (if required to drive).

To be able to work flexibly within rostered hours and be prepared to participate in an on-call rota as required.

Knowledge of people who use our services self-advocacy and empowerment.

Excellent interpersonal skills.

To demonstrate a commitment to Leonard Cheshire’s ethos and values.

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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £17,989
  • School Drive, Aberdeen
  • Closing 14th November 2018

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 (please see the job description for full details)

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.

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