Peadiatric Support Worker in Darlington at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 1/7/2021

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Job Description

Job Family: Support & Enablement Worker

Location: Darlington, County Durham

Pay Rate (£): 9.43

Vacancy Reference: 024891


Paediatric Support Worker

Voyage Specialist Healthcare – Darlington

About this Job –

We are currently recruiting for a Paediatric Support Worker to support a young boy who has Cerebral Palsy. The young boy requires oxygen via a face mask 24 hours a day, he also has a nasopharyngeal airway to help keep his airway open.

This role is either full or part time for someone who can work a mixture of days, nights and weekends with the following shift patterns available:

  • 07.30-19.30, 7 days a week
  • 19.30 – 07.30, 7 nights a week


The person we support has the following clinical interventions:

  • Oxygen and monitoring of Oxygen levels
  • Nasopharyngeal Suction
  • Oral Suction
  • Gastrostomy Care
  • Nebuliser Therapy
  • Medications
  • Chest Physiotherapy
  • Passive Limb Movements
  • Personal Care
  • Moving and Assisting (hoisting)


Previous experience is advantageous but not essential as you will receive training tailored to this person’s specific needs.


What the role offers:

  • Earn between £9.43 and £14 per hour
  • Regular working patterns
  • Being a part of a dedicated team for this young man
  • Paid nurse-led clinical training
  • 24/7 on call nurse support
  • Opportunity to work with other children as you grow into the role of Paediatric Support Worker

Voyage Specialist Healthcare - part of Voyage Care, provides complex home care services for adults and children. These high-quality services allow our clients to remain independent in the comfort of their own home, without compromising on the quality of their care.

Benefits working with Voyage Specialist Healthcare include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Holiday pay
  • Career Progression including the completion of NVQ qualifications
  • Fully funded DBS/PVG
  • Support Worker recognition scheme
  • Enhanced rates for bank holidays
  • Refer a friend scheme

This is a rewarding role where you can gain clinical skills and experience, whilst delivering exceptional support to our service users making a positive impact on their day to day life.

Click Apply to complete our one-page application………All applications & CV’s received are reviewed daily.

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



Role Specific Requirements -


Driver: Flexible on Driver Requirement

Gender: Female Only