Support Worker in Preston at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 6/14/2019

Job Snapshot

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

Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: Preston, Lancashire

Pay Rate (£): £8.40 per hour

Vacancy Reference: 019703

 

*Female Support Workers*

Full / Part & Bank Contacts

Hutton, Preston, Lancashire 

£8.40 per hour

Voyage Care are recruiting a new staff team in Preston.

You will need to be quite flexible, enjoy working with a team, be patient and understanding as well as dedicated and organised. 

FREE training will be provided in order to ensure our staff meet the needs of the "People we Support" professionally, you will also need to complete the Care Certificate (if applicable). 

Role Overview:

Providing 2:1 support to a lovely young lady who has a variety of physical difficulties, an Acquired Brain Injury and Mild Autism. Being a full wheelchair user and requiring support with feeding, hoisting and all aspects of personal care.

In addition you will support with everyday tasks, in accessing activities within the local community and developing her independence and life experiences.

Shifts:

Day shifts:

Mon-Fri: 6 - 8:30 am & 3-10 pm

Weekends & School Holidays: Mon-Fri :7:30 am – 10:00 pm 

Sleep in shifts:

Mon-Fri: 10:00 pm – 6:00 am 

Weekends & School Holidays 10:00 pm - 7:30 am  

Requirements:

  • Be a great team player and communicator
  • Have a warm and friendly personality
  • Have a respectful and sensitive communication style
  • Be motivated, with a can do attitude
  • Join in local activities and encourage others to become involved
  • Have knowledge of/or employed experience of Acquired Brain Injury/ Autistic Spectrum Disorder.
  • NVQ level 2-3 in Health & Social Care is desired.

We are keen to attract experienced staff who can "hit the ground running" and want to progress their career development. 

Benefits:

We offer a great range of benefits which include:-

  1. Free DBS Disclosure**
  2. Holidays 
  3. Salary scale / Training & Progression
  4. Life insurance & Pension Scheme
  5. Cycle to work scheme
  6. Retail rewards & savings
  7. Long service awards
  8. Refer a friend from £250 - £750 (T&C’s Apply)

We offer sleep-ins at competitive rates.

**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.

 

You’ll join the team working on a rota that includes early, late, weekend, night and Bank Holiday shifts.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a motivated and determined team. So make a great career move.

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: Female Only