Support Worker in Dumfries at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 10/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time/Part-Time
  • Location:
    Dumfries
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/4/2018

Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: Dumfries, Dumfries

Pay Rate (£): £8.95 per hour

Vacancy Reference: 015997

 

Job Title:  Male Support Worker

Location: Dumfries

Pay: £8.95 per hour

Make a real difference to someone’s life!

 

Are you the kind of person who thrives on making others feel valued?  Are you a positive, honest and compassionate person who is good at understanding other people?

 

If this sounds like you and you would like the chance to make a real difference to other people’s lives, then 34-38 Mannering Avenue at Voyage Care is the place for you to work. We are actively looking for Support Workers to provide care and support for adults with learning disabilities and complex needs.

 

Mannering Avenue is a purpose built modern, bright, spacious environment with multiple communal spaces ensuring a choice of area to spend the day. We are located within a housing estate with easy access to local shops, amenities and good transport links to the town centre.

 

As a Support Worker within this intensive support residential home you will be contributing to person centred, individualised support to 8 males with learning disability, possible mental health needs and behaviours which may challenge. We have a high staff ratio which enables an individualised approach to promote wellbeing, independence and access to activities in the wider community. A large part of the support you will be providing is developing the responses, communication, understanding and social interactions of the people we support for which full training and support is provided to aid the development of your own skills and approaches. Within the home you would be supporting individuals with some aspects of personal care, basic living skills including shopping, cooking and cleaning along with therapeutic activities.

 

The work can be challenging but the rewards of supporting people to achieve their goals make every day meaningful.

 

 

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/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

 

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