Support Worker in Nottingham at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 10/2/2020

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Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: Ruddington, Nottinghamshire

Pay Rate (£): £9.72 per hour

Vacancy Reference: 025487


About this job -

We are looking for support workers to join our 6-bed specialist care residential home.

The people residing here are of mixed gender and ages. They may have emotional, behavioural and social difficulties and challenging behaviours.

We aim at reducing risk factors through personalised centred planning and by using a number of techniques to build independence, promotion of well-being and coping mechanisms to prevent future difficulties. Our specialist residential care services are designed for adults with learning disabilities and mental health issues, some of whom have also experienced emotional difficulties.

We aim to provide a safe environment whereby the people we support can live comfortably and happily. They can rely on our team to provide the care and support required and work together to integrate themselves back into the community.

The home is within a semi-rural location based near Ruddington Village.

We provide excellent training before you start which includes face to face training (this will include restraint training Mapa2) and you will be supported and welcomed by the team, working several shifts shadowing an experienced Senior Support Worker until fully competent and confident in the role.

Example of shifts

7.00am-2.30pm or 2.30pm-10.00pm


  • Experience in working in specialist care services i.e. Mental Health
  • To be flexible
  • To be approachable
  • To be resilient and have a positive can do approach to care
  • Valid driving license desirable but not essential
  • Assisting in giving a high quality of personal care to the people we support if required

Types of skills required and duties to accept:

  • Providing encouragement and promoting in day to day duties
  • Care plans and documentation completed and updated
  • Transportation (use of company car) if applicable
  • Meal planning
  • Orgainsing social activities (trips out)
  • Maintaining the home (cleaning, laundry and shopping etc)

Benefits: Life assurance, Opportunities for career development, Paid training, Refer a Friend bonus £250 - £750 T&C’s Apply, Industry recognised qualifications, Fully funded DBS**/PVG and Guaranteed hours.

**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”


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.

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

* 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: No Specific Requirement