Paediatric Support Worker in Durham at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 1/9/2021

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Job Description

Job Family: Support & Enablement Worker

Location: Durham, County Durham

Pay Rate (£): 9.43

Vacancy Reference: 024547


Paediatric Support Worker

Voyage Specialist Healthcare – Blackhill, County Durham

*14 mile from Durham City Centre

About this Job –

We are currently recruiting for a Paediatric Support Worker to support a lovely young girl born with a genetic abnormality causing profound physical and learning disabilities and severe epilepsy.  In order to help her live her daily life with family at home she needs support with epilepsy monitoring, airway management and feeding, taking medications, personal care and play.

This role is part time for someone who can work days and evenings through the week and at weekends, with the following shift patterns available:

  • 16:30-20:30hrs - Monday and Wednesday
  • 10:00-17:00hrs - Saturday

The person we support has the following clinical interventions:

  • Monitoring epilepsy and emergency seizure management
  • Oxygen and monitoring of oxygen levels
  • Oral suction
  • Gastrostomy feeds
  • Nebuliser Therapy
  • Medications
  • Ventilation

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 £9.42 and £18.46 per hour
  • A regular working pattern
  • Being a part of a dedicated team for this young lady
  • 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.




Previous experience is advantageous but not essential as all of our HCA’S receive training tailored to the needs of the people they support which is fully funded by Voyage. What’s more you’ll be paid to attend all of your training courses and receive great rewards.


This role will suit someone who is looking for a challenge and wants to learn to make a difference in someone’s life.


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 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: Female Only