Support Worker

Recruiter
Voyage Care
Location
Thetford
Salary
£7.67 - £8.34/hour Child Care Vouchers, Pension, DBS, Trai
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Driver with own vehicle, experience, days & nights.

We are looking to recruit motivated staff to make a difference in the lives of the people we support across the Swaffham, Shipdham and Surrounding area.

We currently provide support to adults with learning difficulties and physical difficulties, autism and behaviours which may challenge within shared Supported Living schemes; hours based support within the community. Successful candidates will be assigned a main site and expected to work in any of the services we oversee in the area.

All the people we support are provided with holistic care using principals of personalisation and person centred care. This will mean that you will be providing support with personal care, cooking, cleaning and social inclusion to name but a few. Your role is pivotal in enabling them to become as independent as possible whilst maintaining and building on their skills and life experiences.

The support we provide spans over 24hrs, with a variety of shift work including weekends, bank holidays and overnight. Hours vary dependent on what the person wants to do be it shopping to household chores to accessing activities within the community. With this said employees would need to be able to drive to work in the main schemes in the area applied for or provide support to people in their own homes

Experience in the Care Sector is desirable but not essential, we have a fully accredited training department and offer our employees opportunity to complete their Health and Social Care qualifications as well as progress within the organisation.

Voyage provide full DBS checks and offer employee benefits such as Cycle to Work, Sodexho Childcare Vouchers, V assure scheme, life assurance and long service awards.

Pay rates range between £7.67 to £8.34 dependent on qualifications held and successful completion of probation period which with Voyage is 6 months

If this sounds of interest we look forward to hearing from you, any questions don't hesitate to contact us

The individuals we support at this service enjoy a lot of community access, so confidence in lone working is essential. We are therefore looking for Support Workers with previous experience who can hit the ground running. However we will still provide a full training programme that is specific to the needs of the individuals we support.

You'll join the team working on a rota that includes early, late, weekend, night and Bank Holiday shifts. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a motivated and determined team. So make a great career move.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS/PVG check and Regulated Activity which will include a check against the Barred adult list.

* Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010