Support Worker in Stafford at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 11/23/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time/Part-Time
  • Location:
    Stafford
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/23/2018

Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: Stafford, Staffordshire

Pay Rate (£): Pay: £8.10 per hour

Vacancy Reference: 011252

 

*Experienced Support Workers required*

Stafford.

Pay: £8.10 per hour

 

Role Overview:

Saltbank Court is situated just off A34 with good public transport links to  centre of Stafford and surrounding areas, creating great opportunities for the People we Support to access leisure, educational and experiential activities that promotes their independent living.

Although the work can be very challenging but equally as rewarding. As you will be providing care and support to adults with severe learning disabilities and complex needs who may exhibit challenging behavior, full training is provided and we would like to hear from Experienced Support Workers who are calm, knowledgeable and capable.

Although you will be supporting people to do their favourite things; you should be skilled in encouraging new activities. You should also be adept in providing sensory activities, identifying fun places to visit, discovering local community activities and confident in transporting individuals to daily activities which they enjoy.

Requirements:

Support Workers in this location, no experience is necessary as all of our staff receive training tailored to the needs of the people they support, however we are keen to attract experienced staff who can "hit the ground running" and want to progress their career development. 

  • Confidence & Knowledge of working with "Challenging Behaviors"
  • MAPA trained  - desired/ beneficial
  • NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care or Care Certificate or willing to work towards.
  • Full driving license is preferred.
  • Confidence in lone working with individuals with complex needs.

Benefits:

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 from £250 - £750 (T&C’s Apply)

If you are interested in this role, please click to Apply via Email or give us a call on 01543 484696

**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

 

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