Health Care Assistant in Newton Aycliffe at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 9/25/2019

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Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: Newton Aycliffe, County Durham

Pay Rate (£): £8.80

Vacancy Reference: 021209


Great opportunity to join a SMALL team LIVE IN ROLE /   Personal Assistants team

- Different service patterns available over 3/4 day blocks, this can be discussed on application

Daily wage – £181.60 per 24 hour period increasing gradually to £197.

Benefits: Meals offered, paid training and fully funded DBS/PVG.

About this Job – 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.

Different service patterns available to join a small team of up to 4 staff. With up to 3 weekends off a month, block days (3 on 6 off subject to availability -24/48/72 periods)

We are recruiting for Female Workers Only to support an adult with complex care needs within her own home. Drivers over 25 required as they will drive the clients vehicle. NON Drivers need not apply

We are looking for reliable, responsible and caring Support workers / personal assistants to provide person-centred care and to support this lady to live as independently as possible.

Duties will include:

  • Providing full personal care
  • Managing household maintenance and domestic duties ( Cleaning / ironing)
  • Moving and handling needs
  • Support with medication and complex clinical needs
  • Companionship and support to access social activities
  • Meal time support
  • Driving mobility vehicle to support this lady to access activities and days out
  • Secretarial skills and assisting with email / bills / financial management
  • Pet care and supporting the client with her pets

Skills required

  • good communication and interpersonal skills,
  • good organisational skills
  • good home management skills
  • Driver
  • good home cooking skills

In return we offer an attractive package, a rewarding career and full training, opportunity to support client on holidays and trips out.




We offer a great range of benefits which include:-

  1.  Paid DBS** & Holiday
    2. Salary scale /progression if you want it
    3. Life insurance & Pension Scheme
    4. Cycle to work scheme
    5. Retail rewards & savings
    6. Long service awards
    8. Refer a friend bonus between £250- £750 *T&C's Apply

** 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.

Benefits are dependent on contract type.

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.

* 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: Female Only