Support Worker in Pontefract at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 1/24/2019

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Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Pay Rate (£): £7.90 per hour

Vacancy Reference: 017634


Job Title:  Care Assistant

Location: Darrington, Wakefield

Role Overview:-

Voyage Care are currently recruiting for  Support Workers to work in supported living service in Darrington

As a Support Worker you would be supporting individuals with autism and learning disabilities to do a range of different tasks and activities. This could include going swimming, to the cinema, shopping, baking, attending discos, going for meals, supporting with personal care, finances and attending health appointments. 

It is a shift based role, flexibility is essential. The flexibility around your working patterns can include flexible working agreements to accommodate personal commitments, subject to each schemes requirements. Night shift work is part of this role which can also be considered as long term option in setting your shift patterns.


Your duties will also include:

  • Organising activities and attending all kinds of social functions.
  • Being part of a team on activities ranging from cinema visit to supporting people to go on holidays.
  • Liaising with family for visits, and being on hand to support any visits.  
  • Lone working is part of the job role either in the scheme or out in the community.
  • Helping the people we support to learn new skills and to develop there existing skills.
  • Assisting with day to day tasks around their home. Assisting with laundry, cooking, and the running of their homes.           
  • Ensuring the people we support are encouraged to reach their full potential.
  • Supporting our clients to live as independently as possible.
  • Providing personal care.
  • Moving and handling needs
  • Support with medication and complex clinical needs.
  • Companionship.
  • Support to access activities and socialise with others.





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. Childcare vouchers
  7. Refer a friend £250 - £750 T&C’s appl



Role Specific Requirements -


Driver: Driver with own vehicle

Gender: No Specfic Requirement