Field Support Supervisor in Fylde, Lancashire. UK at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 6/3/2019

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Job Description

Job Family: Supervisors

Location: Lytham St Anne's, Lancashire

Pay Rate (£): £22,500

Vacancy Reference: 019618


*Field Support Supervisor in Care*

Lytham St Annes, Lancashire.

Circa £22,500 per annum

Voyage Care are recruiting a Field Supervisor in Care: based in Lytham St Annes this is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced senior, team leader or deputy manager looking to apply their skills and knowledge within a complex support environment.

You will have a developed working knowledge of the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act, and Mental Health Act; and the skills to be able to apply them to casework. Work closely with a wide range of health, social care, contracts and provider colleagues to keep people living locally and develop community links.

Role Overview

As an experienced and senior worker your role will include some of the following: Complex casework, court work, transforming care, complex disability, safeguarding, behavior that challenges, risk & transitional work.

In addition to the above you will complete assessments; identify individual outcomes and care and support needs; you will plan care with individuals, families, and third party professionals: reviewing packages to check what is working well and what needs to change.

You will be responsible for creating and maintaining person centered support plans, and ensuring high quality support is being provided to avoid re-admission to specialist hospitals.

You will be able to work within a team with shared responsibilities and take on supervisory, development and coaching roles for other staff. Your role will be a Field Support Supervisor, with the same level of responsibility and accountability as a Deputy Manager: may require you to work alone with the people you support or as part of a team, you may be required to provide support in any location appropriate to meet the needs of the service.

You will have on call responsibilities one week in 4 as part of rolling rota and must be prepared to and have the ability to work outside of normal hours as and when required.

This role is field-based and travel be expected to include the following area's: Blackpool, Lytham, Preston, Fylde and Lancashire.


We are keen to attract experienced staff who can "hit the ground running" and want to progress in their career development. 

- Good knowledge of the Transforming Care Programme 

Level 5 Qualification of Management in Care or be willing to work  towards

- Excellent communication and written skills inclusive of: assessment, report writing and organisational skills.

- Experience of working in partnership with people with diverse needs, both service users and carers; and colleagues and providers

- Ability to organise your own time and work to deadlines. 

Full UK driving Licence with access to a vehicle .


We offer a great range of benefits which include:-

  1. FREE DBS **

  2. Paid Holidays 

  3. Salary scale /FREE Training & Progression

  4. Life insurance & Pension Scheme
  5. Cycle to work scheme
  6. Retail rewards & savings
  7. Long service awards
  8. Refer a friend from £250 - £750 (T&C’s Apply)

We offer sleep-ins at competitive rates.

**Should your employment with Voyage Care terminate for any reason within the first 3 months of your employment start date, the full cost of the DBS will be repayable back to us. Deducted from your final salary


Key Responsibilities

  • You will have overall responsibility for assessing new people that we support: the development, maintenance and implementation of individuals’ support plans. 
  • Ensuring that all people we support have up to date documentation, observations and MAR charts, in accordance with the company’s Administration of Medication Policy; including staff medication competencies and regular audits of Medication records.
  • Arranging, planning and conducting the supervisions and appraisals of support workers as and when required. 
  • Undertaking all training (including statutory) relevant to the needs of the service and the people you support and according to relevant legislation, in order to professionally develop and gain skills beneficial to the individuals. 
  • Ensuring all policies and procedures applicable to the service and the company are followed and understood in order to comply with regulations and good practice. 
  • To provide a service and deliver care from time to time when emergencies, or short term requirements present such a need. This may be in the absence of any other member of staff. 

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.



Role Specific Requirements -


Driver: Driver with own vehicle

Gender: No Specfic Requirement