Support Worker in Wednesbury at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 6/14/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Wednesbury
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/14/2019

Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: Wednesbury, West Midlands

Pay Rate (£): £7.70 - £8.21 per hour

Vacancy Reference: 019253

 

Role Overview:-
As a Support Worker with Voyage Care, you will provide care and support to a 32 year old gentleman with an acquired brain injury within his own home, which will also be occupied by a family member. We provide high quality support to enable individuals to develop and maintain their independence and cognitive skills following an acquired brain injury.

Working as part of a Multi-disciplinary team, the role involves organising, motivating and supporting the client to optimise independence, manage personal care and access local leisure and vocational activities.

Requirements:-
For Support Workers in this location no experience is necessary as all of our staff receive training tailored to the needs of the people they support.

Essential:

  • The ability to build good relationships within a family environment
  • Good communication skills, ability to listen and show empathy, along with a positive and humorous personality.
  • The individual will be a dog owner and you will need to be comfortable around pets for this role.

Desirable:

  • Full UK Driver’s License preferred but not essential
  • Male candidates of particular interest

Benefits:

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)

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

**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 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