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Leonard Cheshire Wales

We support individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. Led by people with experience of disability, we are at the heart of local life — opening doors to opportunity, choice and support.

Leonard Cheshire has a range of opportunities available:
Employment Opportunities
KickStart Opportunities
Volunteering
Employability Support: Changing Futures and Working on Well Being
Together as One





Opportunities

Employment Opportunities - Support Workers and Kickstart placements

Leonard Cheshire is taking part in the Kickstart Scheme for 16 to 24 years olds.
The scheme provides 6 months of pay to you. Payment of 25 hours per week (100%) at National Minimum Wage paid to you when you start your new job.

We have the following Kickstart Opportunities:

Volunteer Admin Support Assistant (North Wales)
Campaign and Public Engagement Assistant
Fundraising and Events Assistant (North Wales)
Community Engagement Research and Admin Support (North and South Wales)
Community and Campaigns Events Support (North and South Wales)
Digital Support Assistant (In Care Home Service)
Overseas Volunteer Support
Digital Library Support Assistant
Social Care and Community Support Assistants


We also have the following job opportunities currently:
Support Workers
As a Support Worker/Healthcare Assistant 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.
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!

Eithinog
Registered Nurse – Job ref 7478
Support Workers – Job ref 7942 & 7952

Arfon
Support Workers – Job ref 7378

Dolywern
Registered Nurse – Job ref 8023
Cook – Job ref 8133
Activities Worker – Job ref 8136

Danybryn
Support Worker – Nights – Job ref 8121
Support Worker Days – Job ref 8132

Ty Cwm
Physiotherapist – Job ref 7957
Support Workers – Job ref 7943

Llanhennock Lodge
Support Workers – Days – Job ref
Support Workers – Nights – Job ref
Registered Nurse – Job ref

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Leonard Cheshire offers a great range of employee schemes and benefits, including Free DBS Disclosure check, generous annual leave, discounts for high street retailers, contributory pension scheme and so much more!
If this sounds of interest to you, please contact E: Liza.wiggins@leonardcheshire.org
M: 07500027146 for further details.





Volunteering

Volunteering
From mentoring to gardening to becoming a speaker and everything in between, there really is something for everyone. In the past year over 8,500 people have volunteered with us – so why not join them?
Can you join us?
We invest heavily in our volunteers offering training, skills development and enhancing employability.
Be part of our team and you’ll have opportunities to:
• Build your confidence
• Build your networks
• Have fun and try something new

Changing Futures and Working on Well Being Employability Support, Together as One, Can Do

Changing Futures
Changing Futures is an employability programme, delivered by Leonard Cheshire, to support individuals to access training, volunteering or employment The programme available in Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend and provides one-to-one and group training regarding job brokerage, on the job and work related accredited training tailored to individual needs.
The programme also provides up to 20 hrs/ 20 weeks of paid employment with local employers.
We also work with employers to help to increase their understanding of disability and enable them to recruit and support disabled people and those with long term health conditions in work.
The project provides the opportunity to access:
• A professional CV
• Job searching support
• Help completing application forms
• Interview skills
• Work related skills
• IT skills
• Communication skills and confidence building
• Team work
To be eligible to join the programme, individuals must: be aged 18 years and older Not in education, employment or training (18 -24yr olds)
Be long term unemployed or economically inactive (25yrs +) and have a work limiting health condition
Live in the Swansea, Neath Port Talbot or Bridgend areas
Have a chat with us and see what we can offer. We look forward to seeing you!
Changing Futures has been supported by the European Social Fund through Welsh Government.

Working on Wellbeing - WoW
Are you ready for a new challenge?
Working on Wellbeing is an employment, training and support programme for disabled people in Wales.
We will work with you to develop a programme around your career goals and how you can achieve them,
whether that be employment, training, education or volunteering. We are currently covering
Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and
Pembrokeshire.
Be part of the WoW programme and contact us today!
Email: WoW@leonardcheshire.org

Together as One
Together As One (TAO) supports you to take part in your favourite activities or learn new skills with people in your area. Whether you want to take part in activities, meet new friends, become a support worker, or volunteer with us, there are plenty of ways to make a real difference.

https://www.leonardcheshire.org/get-support/living/together-one

Can Do is a skills development programme for individuals aged 16-35 with a disability or long term health condition.
All projects focus on skill development and confidence building through fun and engaging activities designed around the interests of participants.

Talk to us today!

Debra John
Senior Coordinator

Debra has worked for Leonard Cheshire for two years. She is the Senior Coordinator on the Changing Futures Project, Happy to help with information regarding Leonard Cheshire employment , volunteering, employability support and activities.

Times available: 

19th

10.00-12.00 / 13.00 -15.00

20th

10.00 - 12.00

21st 

10:00 - 12:00