Support Worker

Recruiter
Voyage Care
Location
Christchurch, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Jun 2019
Closes
18 Jun 2019
Ref
1155584668
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Voyage Care is seeking exceptional Support Workers, to assist People we Support with Learning Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Epilepsy, at a 3 bedroom Supported Living House in Walkford near Christchurch.

Benefits for Voyage Care Support Workers include:

  • A permanent contract (of up to 42 hours) plus overtime if preferred
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Paid face to face and online training
  • Company pension and paid holiday
  • Employee benefits including cycle to work scheme
  • The opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of those in your local community

Voyage Care Support Workers understand the importance of promoting independence and enable the People we Support to lead a fulfilling life by assisting them in social activities and day to day tasks.

Support may include (but not be limited to):

  • Accessing the community for social activities and the pursuit of hobbies and interest
  • Planning for holiday's and other long term goals
  • Prompting and administration of medication
  • Assistance with day to day tasks
  • Assisting with financial matters
  • Personal Care

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Previous experience in health or social care setting is desirable but not essential as Voyage Care provide full training to all Support Workers.

Due to the location of this service it would be advantageous if Support Workers hold a full driving license.

Voyage Care are able to consider both full and part time Support Workers for this service. All Support Workers will be required a mixture of early, late and long day shifts.

Please note that the role will include weekend work, shifts on public holidays and some sleep in shifts.

Voyage Care ask that all Support Workers:

  • Work within the company's ethos of providing person centred care
  • Are flexible in the shifts they are able to work
  • Are compassionate and understanding
  • Are reliable and conscientious
  • Have a good understanding of written and spoken English and basic Mathematics

Click Apply to complete our one page application.........

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

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