Support & Enablement Worker in Preston, Lancashire at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 3/6/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: Preston, Lancashire

Pay Rate (£): £8.40 - £8.60 per hour

Vacancy Reference: 018019


**New Staff Team Required**

Preston Area, Lancashire

 *Support and Enablement Workers  *

Full time, Part time & Bank Contacts available

Pay: £8.40 - £8.60 hourly.

Role Overview:

Supporting a male who has a mild Learning Disability and is Autistic with tasks involved with every day living, as well accessing activities within the local community and developing his independence and experiences.

Is the role demanding? … Yes!

Is it hard work? … Sometimes!

Is it rewarding? … Always!

You will be involved in a support pathway, to enable people to learn and enhance their living skills. This pathway means, as a staff member you will deliver a variety of support to meet the needs of others and be part of their journey.

We want the people we support to feel safe in their home and have a team to encourage them to become part of the wider community and work towards more independence.

We want to attract a support team who are intuitive, calm and clear communicators who can offer the very best in support work.


  • Male Applicants ONLY
  • Full Driving Licence required
  • Knowledge of / employed experience of Autism and /or Learning Disabilities
  • Confidence in lone working.

We are keen to attract experienced staff who can "hit the ground running" and want to progress their career development. 


We offer a great range of benefits which include:-
1. Paid DBS & Holidays **

  1. Salary scale /progression if you want it
  2. Life insurance & Pension Scheme
  3. Cycle to work scheme
  4. Retail rewards & savings
  5. Long service awards
  6. Refer a friend from £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


You’ll join the team working on a rota that includes early, late, weekend, night and Bank Holiday shifts.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a motivated and determined team. So make a great career move.

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