Floating Support Worker in Poole at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 12/23/2019

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Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: Christchurch, Dorset

Pay Rate (£): £9.00

Vacancy Reference: 022371


Voyage Care is seeking outstanding Floating Support Workers to work at our Supported Living and Outreach Services in Christchurch, Bournemouth and Poole.

Voyage Care Floating Support Workers provide support to adults with; Learning Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Enduring Mental Health Issues,

Benefits for Voyage Care Floating Support Workers include:

  • A permanent contract (up to 42 hours per week) plus overtime if preferred
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Paid, industry leading, face to face and online training
  • Paid mileage and travel time when working Outreach Services
  • No short call outreach visits (minimum call length 1 hour)
  • Company pension, paid holiday and employee benefits including cycle to work scheme
  • The opportunity to make a real difference to the People we Support in their home and the local community

Floating Support Workers will assist the People we Support in all aspects of their life that they need support. Support may include (but not be limited to):

  • Community access and social events
  • Undertaking hobbies and other interests
  • Assistance with daily household tasks
  • Listening and emotional support
  • Medication Administration
  • Personal Care
  • Financial Assistance

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


Previous experience in a health or social care setting working with individuals with Autism and Learning Disabilities is desirable but not essential. Voyage Care provide full training to all Floating Support Workers.

Due to the locality of the services it is highly desirable that Floating Support Workers hold a full driving licence and have access to transport.

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

Please note that the roles will include weekend work, shifts on public holidays and may require some sleep in or waking night shifts.

Voyage Care ask that all Floating Support Workers:

  • Work within the company’s ethos of providing person centred care
  • Are compassionate and understanding
  • Are reliable and conscientious
  • Have a good understanding of written and spoken English and basic Mathematics
  • Are flexible in the shifts they can work
  • Currently hold or are prepared to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

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

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 Specfic Requirement