Support Worker in Eastleigh at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 11/29/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Eastleigh
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/29/2019

Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: Eastleigh, Hampshire

Pay Rate (£): 9.00

Vacancy Reference: 022142

 

Support Worker – Eastleigh, Hampshire - £9.00 per hour

Voyage Care are currently looking to recruit a number of Support Workers into our brand new, purpose built supported living services in Eastleigh. The service is comprised of 18 individual, self-contained flats on one site in Eastleigh.

 

As well as having the opportunity to be part of this exciting development from the very beginning you will also have the opportunity to study NVQ's in Health & Social Care (fully funded) as Voyage Care desire to grow and nurture talent within the business to make the Health Care industry's leaders of tomorrow. You will have the chance to work for a growing, forward thinking industry leading provider of support services for Adults with Learning Disabilities, Mental Health needs, ASD and Physical Disabilities. 

 

Voyage Care are able to offer both full and part time roles which will be a mixture of early, late and long days shifts with the possibility of occasional sleep in shifts.

 

As a Support Worker with Voyage Care you will be working with people who have varying degrees of learning disabilities, physical disabilities and mental health needs. You will be promoting independence and supporting them to lead a life that is as fulfilling as possible by enabling them to participate in social based activities and day to day tasks.

  

Benefits to a career with Voyage Care:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • A clearly defined career path if you want it
  • A mixture of in house training and nationally recognised qualifications (such as the level 3 in Health & Social Care) fully paid for by us
  • Paid DBS & Holidays
  • Life insurance & Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Retail rewards & savings
  • Long service awards
  • Refer a friend from now £250-£750 T&C’s Apply

 

Requirements:

Essential

  • Flexibility. This is a shift based role that can include working on weekends and bank holidays so flexibility is essential.
  • A passion for delivering excellent customer service and a genuine desire to help people
  • The ability to work well within a team
  • The ability to work to robust, clear guide lines
  • Prior experience in a health and social care working environment
  • Experience with and/or a willingness to participate in moving and assisting.

Desirable

  • A driver with their own vehicle would be highly advantageous but is not essential

 

What does a Support Worker role look like on a day to day basis:

  • Helping people to shop for things they wish to buy including their clothes and food, and to prepare their meals as required.
  • Helping people to do their housework, including cleaning and laundry.
  • Supporting people with all aspects of personal care where required but always promoting as much independence as possible. Personal care may include: washing/bathing, dressing, continence care, using the toilet
  • Help the people we support to manage their own money.
  • Supporting people with the activities they enjoy, which can include; shopping, swimming, horse riding, trampolining, holidays, walks, activity centres, zoos, cinema, music sessions and much more.
  • Working in a supportive manner with colleagues, families and external parties, building trust by being open and honest.

 

Click Apply to complete our one page application………All applications & CV’s received are reviewed on a daily basis.

 

The individuals we support enjoy a lot of community access, so confidence in lone working is essential.  We are therefore looking for Support Workers with previous experience who can hit the ground running. However we will still provide a full training programme that is specific to the needs of the individuals we support.

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: Flexible on Driver Requirement

Gender: No Specfic Requirement