Care Support Worker

Job Family: Support WorkerLocation: Christchurch, DorsetPay Rate (£): £9.70phVacancy Reference: 028525 Dorset DCA - £9.70ph - Driver with own vehicle required.Voyage Care is seeking exceptional Support Workers, to assist People we Support with Learning Disabilities and Autism within the Christchurch area.Benefits for Voyage Care Support Workers include:A permanent contract (of up to 35 hours) plus overtime if availableCompetitive rates of payPaid face to face and online trainingCompany pension and paid holidayEmployee benefits including access to the Blue Light CardRecommend a Friend scheme which rewards £500 - £2000 T&Cs applyThe opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of those in your local communityVoyage 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 interestPlanning for holiday’s and other long term goalsPrompting and administration of medicationAssistance with day to day tasksAssisting with financial mattersPersonal CareWe are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. We are an equal opportunities employer. Voyage Care provide full training to all Support Workers.Due to the location of this service and the need for Support Workers to travel to different locations when needed, a driving licence and own car are essential.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 careAre flexible in the shifts they are able to workAre compassionate and understandingAre reliable and conscientiousHave a good understanding of written and spoken English and basic MathematicsClick Apply to complete our application………COVID19 safety is important to us all. We support our staff and the people we support to stay safe by wearing correct PPE, including Type IIR Fluid Resistant Surgical Masks (FRSM), aprons and gloves at all times. We have an in-house team that ensures that all of our services have plenty of PPE at all times.  All care and support is carried out following the latest Government guidance.  Our aim is to keep you and the people we support safe.To ensure we keep both the people we support and our workforce safe, it is a requirement that all frontline staff who work for Voyage Care are willing to be vaccinated against COVID-19.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  Role Specific Requirements - Driver: Driver Required Gender: No Specific Requirement 

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Job Overview

ID:

368796

Date Posted:

Posted 4 weeks ago

Expiration Date:

26/09/2021

Location:

Lymington

Salary:

Competitive

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