Support Worker

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 44988

Closing Date: 45018

Location: Fife, Scotland

Salary: null

Support Worker

We have a number of shifts available, full or part-time guaranteed hours, or occasional hours if you prefer working with flexibility.

Our Support at Home team provide individuals, with up to 24 hour support in their homes and community based outreach to enable them to live independently and get more out of life. Through My Choice My Break, we also support individuals to make choices, to fulfil their interests and provide valuable leisure time.

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!

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. Bring great positive energy. Work well as part of a team. Be flexible as we work shifts and weekend working is often required. 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.

As well as competitive pay, we offer a great range of employee rewards such as Wagestream (coming soon! Access earned pay before pay day), free Blue Light card and discounts for high street retailers, free DBS check, generous annual leave, contributory pension scheme, excellent training programmes relevant to your role and so much more!

Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme

Disability Confident

About Disability Confident

A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident.