Support Worker in Clifton Moor, York at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: York, North Yorkshire

Pay Rate (£): £8.50 per hour

Vacancy Reference: 021456

 

Job Title: Support Worker - Full Time - 35 hours per week

Shifts: Monday - Sunday, covering early, late and night shifts on a rota basis. 

Location: Clifton Moor, York

Pay Rate: £8.50 per hour

Role Overview:

St Christopher's House is a rehabilitation service, where we employ support workers, whose role is to empower & support someone to rebuild their lives and we aim to do this by supporting our service users to do the things they can independently. 

St Christopher's House is a new supported living service that is made up of six flats close to local amenities, offering proactive residential support and respite services for individuals with an acquired brain injury. The focus of the service is to provide a supportive environment in order for people to develop skills and strategies in order to lead a more fulfilled and independent life.

We are recruiting a team for the new service and looking for genuinely caring and hands on individuals to join our team of Support Workers.

As a Support Worker you will be assisting service users to lead independent and fulfilling lives; the people we support are at the heart of all we do. A big part of your role will be supporting people to do their favourite things and try new activities. We ensure they reach their full potential – and of course we’ll make sure that you reach yours.

Your role will be to promote independence and support others to lead as fulfilling a life as possible: activities may include:

  • Vocational / Social Opportunities
  • Implementing a daily structure
  • Activities involved in daily living
  • Various activities such as bowling, going to the cinema and on days out to the coast
  • Finances and Tenancy support
  • Independence and re-enablement
  • Supporting quality of life and potential

Requirements:

  • Experience / understanding of working with ABI service users is desired but not essential as all of our staff receive training tailored to the needs of the people they support.
  • Fully flexible approach to shift work - which can include days and sleep-ins.

Benefits:

We offer a great range of benefits which include:-

1. Paid DBS** & Holiday
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 bonus between £250- £750 *T&C's Apply

** 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. 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: No Specfic Requirement