Support Worker in Dewsbury at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 2/23/2018

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Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: Dewsbury, West Yorkshire

Pay Rate (£): £7.05 - £7.50 per hour

Vacancy Reference: 013638


Pay: £7.05 - £7.50 per hour

Shifts: Waking nights 9:00pm - 7:00am

Role Overview:-
Fennell Court is a purpose built home in the market town of Dewsbury and we provide intensive support services. Our home is made up of eight separate apartments where we support individuals with learning disabilities who may also have mental health needs or challenging behaviour.

Our apartments each have a bedroom, ensuite shower room, kitchen and living area. There is also a communal lounge, kitchen and patio area where people can spend time with others, if they wish. The home is wheelchair accessible.

Our aim is for our residents to gain independence in all aspects of their lives, be happy and feel valued and secure. We hold regular meetings where everyone can discuss their views on how the service is run.

Our staff work together as a team to offer consistency to our residents. We support people to make decisions and find positive ways to interact with others.

We have a good relationship with the wider community including our neighbours. Some individuals have chosen to help out local pensioners by walking dogs and gardening, and others volunteer at charity shops. Several people are undertaking college courses in a range of subjects, including travel and tourism and physical education.


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.    Childcare vouchers

8.    Refer a friend from now £350


Support Workers in this location, experience is not necessary as all of our staff receive training tailored to the needs of the people they support.

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