Support Worker/Personal Assistant Available on a Live in Basis in Crook at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 1/24/2018

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Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: Crook, County Durham

Pay Rate (£): Up to £9.20 per hour

Vacancy Reference: 010928


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

- Different service patterns available over 2/4 days blocks , can be discussed on application

Daily wage post probabtion - £197 per 24 hour period

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

About this Job – Voyage Specialist Heathcare, 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 jpoing a small team of up to 4 staff. With weekends off , block days available ( eg 3 on 3 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 cares
  • Managing household maintenance and domestic dutues ( 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
  • Petcare 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 , meals are also offered .



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: Driver Required

Gender: Female Only