Support Worker

Job details
Posting date: 22 September 2021
Salary: £9.54 to £9.54 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 22 October 2021
Location: EH5 1DQ
Company: Leonard Cheshire
Job type: Permanent
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Our full time roles would be 37.5 hours per week however we will also consider part time applicants for these roles.

We have open positions in multiple locations within Edinburgh, our services include:

Blackadder Place and Wardieburn in EH5
Stenhouse in EH11
Alemoor Close in EH7
Newhaven Road, Trafalgar Lane and Argyle Street in EH6
Bath Street and Jewel Park in EH15
As a Support Worker 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.

We offer a supportive environment where you can be part of a team who are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of adults with learning disabilities.

No experience required!

You don't need any specific qualifications or experience although experience of providing personal care in a Support Worker, Care Assistant or Health Care Assistant is advantageous. You will receive training and support to build your skills, experience and career.

The successful Support Worker will be passionate about giving high standards of care, have good interpersonal skills and be able to work well as part of a team.

Benefits include:

Generous annual leave
Free Blue Light card
Discounts for high street retailers
Contributory pension scheme and so much more!
High quality PPE
Rapid lateral flow tests in service
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) providing access to a free, confidential 24-hour information, support and counselling service.
Training, support and a role where you can genuinely make a difference in the lives of our residents.
And More!
Please contact for more details.

This role is subject to the requirements of The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021. Appointment is conditional on successful applicants providing evidence to our satisfaction that they are, or will be vaccinated by 11 November 2021, or are exempt from vaccination due to clinical reasons

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.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk. A satisfactory disclosure check (PVG membership in Scotland) is required for this post. References will be obtained for all roles.

Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once suitable candidates have been appointed.

* No agencies please *

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