Part-Time Female Support Worker in Wareham at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 1/13/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Wareham
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/13/2021

Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: Wareham, Dorset

Pay Rate (£): 9.51

Vacancy Reference: 026458

 

Part-Time Female Support Worker - £9.51ph - Driver with own vehicle required.

Voyage Care is seeking exceptional Support Workers, to provide support to two individuals with Learning Disabilities, associated Physical Disabilities and Epilepsy at our supported living service in Wareham.

Benefits for Voyage Care Support Workers include:

  • A permanent contract (up to 24 hours per week) plus overtime if available
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Free, industry leading, face to face and online training
  • Company pension
  • Paid holiday
  • High Street discounts and access to the Blue Light Card
  • The opportunity to make a real difference to the People we Support in their home and local community

Support Workers will assist the People we Support in all aspects of their life that they need assistance. 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.

 

 

as Voyage Care provide full (paid) training to all Support Workers.

Due to the locality of this service it is essential that Support Workers hold a valid driving licence and have access to transport.

One of the People we Support has a mobility vehicle that Support Workers with a full driving license can use to assist the person in accessing the community*.

All Support Workers will be required to work a mixture of early, late and long day shifts.

Please note that the role will include weekend work, shifts on public holidays and some sleep in shifts.

Voyage Care ask that all Support Workers:

  • Work within the company’s ethos of providing person centred care and active support
  • 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

COVID19 safety is important to us all, we support our staff and the people we support to stay safe by wearing correct PPE, including Type IIR Fluid Resistant Surgical Masks (FRSM), aprons and gloves at all times. We have a in-house team that ensures that all of our services have plenty of PPE at all times.  All care and support is carried out following the latest Government guidance.  Our aim is to keep you and the people we support safe.

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.

*Subject to all legal terms and conditions being met 

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 with own vehicle

Gender: