Support Worker in Preston, Lancashire. UK at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 4/1/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: Preston, Lancashire

Pay Rate (£): £8.40 per hour

Vacancy Reference: 018502

 

*Female Support Workers*

Full time, Part time & Bank Contacts available

Preston Area, Lancashire *

Pay: £8.40 per hour 

Role Overview:

Providing 2:1 support to a lovely young lady with an Acquired Brain Injury and mild Autism: requiring help with feeding, toileting, hoisting etc.in addition you will support her to complete everyday tasks and in accessing activities within the local community and developing her independence and experiences.

Shifts:

Day Shifts:

Mon- Fri 6:30 am – 9:00 am, 3:00 pm – 10 :00 pm

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

Sleep –ins:

Mon - Fri 10:00 pm – 6:30 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. Paid DBS & Holidays **
  2. Salary scale /progression if you want it
  3. Life insurance & Pension Scheme
  4. Cycle to work scheme
  5. Retail rewards & savings
  6. Long service awards
  7. Refer a friend from £250 - £750 (T&C’s Apply)

We offer sleep-ins at competitive rates.

If you are interested in this role, please click to Apply via Email or call Lisa Carter on 07807 285131.

**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.

 

In 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: Female Only