Support Worker in Cannock, Staffordshire at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 6/14/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: Cannock, Staffordshire

Pay Rate (£): £8:30 per hour

Vacancy Reference: 018951

 

*Bank Support Workers*

Cannock, Hednesford, Great Wryley, Rugeley, Stafford and Tamworth area's

Pay: £8.30 per hour 

Voyage Care are expanding, and we are looking for experienced Support Workers to join our Bank Staff. 

You will need to be really flexible in terms of availability with ability to work at short notices: if required. You must also therefore, be reliable with a friendly personality that enables you to work well alongside others.

We would expect that you have some experience of supporting individuals with Learning Disabilities, Mental Health Illness, Physical Disabilities, Behaviors that Challenge and ASD. 

Role Overview:

You will be supporting individuals with everyday tasks as well as encouraging and enabling them to access local activities and amenities that will support their health and well-being: you should therefore have experience and confidence in working with vulnerable people in the community.  

Requirements:

Experienced Support Workers who:

  • enjoy social interaction and the company of others,
  • join in local activities and encourage others to become involved
  • have a warm and friendly personality
  • be calm and resilient
  • be practical and well organised
  • be confident in your work ethic
  • have a respectful and sensitive communication style
  • be motivated, with a can do attitude
  • have ability to cope positively with challenging behaviors
  • NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent) / Care Certificate in Health & Social Care
  • Full Driving Licence is desired

Benefits:

We offer a great range of benefits which include:

  1. FREE DBS**
  2. 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 Disclosure will be repayable back to us, and deducted from your final salary.

 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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