Senior Support Worker in Nottingham at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 9/6/2019

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Job Description

Job Family: Senior Support Worker

Location: Ruddington, Nottinghamshire

Pay Rate (£): £9.71 per hour

Vacancy Reference: 020770


Pay: £9.71 per hour

Role Overview:-
As a Senior Support worker at Ruddington View, you will work with people who have varying degrees of learning disabilities as well as mental health issues to promote independence and support them to lead as fulfilling life as possible.  

Overseeing Support Workers, our Senior Support Workers implement care plans for individuals with learning disabilities and other complex needs. You’ll operate within the home and local community settings providing hands-on care to the people we support, so you can expect total involvement in everything we do. As part of this role you will need to be experienced in managing a team of support workers and expected to a role model to other staff demonstrating a high level of care at all times.

About the Service:
Ruddington View offers bespoke support for people stepping down from a hospital setting as part of a staged pathway. We offer a safe and comfortable environment for people who may have a history of high risk behavior to themselves or others.

Ruddington View can support up to eight people. We can provide residential care and support for six individuals, and can provide unplanned care and support for two individuals.

We provide excellent training before you start which includes 10 day face to face training (this will include restraint training Mapa2) and you will be supported and welcomed by the team, working several shifts shadowing an experienced Senior Support Worker until fully competent and confident in the role.



Senior Support Workers have a sound experience of supporting people with varying care needs and are essential with leading a team and managing responsibilities of the teams record keeping along with supervising the team on a daily basis and bi-monthly supervision. With a commitment to care and a passion for making a difference. In return, we offer all the training, benefits and options for career development you would expect from a leader in our field.

Previous working within a specialist service i.e mental health is required for this role.

To be resilient, with a positive can do approach to care. 

As part of this role you will be required to lead and run a shift in line the daily plans of the home.


We offer a great range of benefits which include:-

  1. Paid DBS** & Holidays
  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
  7. Refer a Friend bonus £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

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 for 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: No Specfic Requirement