Support Worker in Outwood, Wakefield at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 11/17/2020

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Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: Lofthouse, Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Pay Rate (£): £8.20-£8.72ph

Vacancy Reference: 025949

 

Role: Superhero “Support Worker” (male only)
Location:
Outwood, Wakefield
Pay Rate:
£8.20-£8.72ph

We are Voyage Care and we are a sector leading provider, with over 30 years’ experience of specialist care and support. We are looking for a real life superhero “Support Worker” to join our team of outstanding employees who share our values and our passion to provide the highest quality support.

Voyage Care lives its values by promising to EMPOWER each other, work TOGETHER, promote HONESTY, be a leader in OUTSTANDING quality and to always be SUPPORTIVE in everything we do…. Could this be you?

About the Role:

Wood Dene is one of our residential service’s located in Outwood and here we support up to 8 adults with a wide range of learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorder’s, mental health needs and behaviours that challenge.

As a superhero “Support Worker” you will deliver intense support with all aspects of everyday living to encourage their independence and support them to lead the most fulfilling life possible, incorporating both therapy and social based activities. You must be resilient, flexible and composed in your approach as this will be a challenging environment to work in, although equally rewarding. You will understand the importance of reflective practice and be involved in debriefs and incident analysis to ensure the best possible outcomes for the individual.

Whilst no two days or nights are the same typically, you’ll help the people we support with everyday challenges such as encouraging and prompting personal cares, meal preparation, housekeeping, medication, attending health appointments and taking part in hobbies & activities. Crucially, enabling them to carry out tasks, chores and hobbies that most people take for granted but are meaningful to the people we support.

This vacancy is for a full time 35 hour contract for days and this would include working alternate weekends. The day shifts are 7:30-14:30 and 14:30-21:30 and you would be required to work a mix of the early and late shifts.

Experience is not required for this role as we will provide you with the necessary training, although having the right values are really important to us. This role is for a male support worker and a full UK driving license is highly desirable. 

If you share these values and really want to make a difference, click apply or call our friendly recruitment team on 01543 484696 to find out more about Voyage and our broad range of Benefits.

 

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: Flexible on Driver Requirement

Gender: No Specific Requirement