Support Worker in Blyth at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 10/2/2020

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Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: Blyth, Northumberland

Pay Rate (£): £8.74 per hour

Vacancy Reference: 025479


Role Overview:-
As a Support Worker at Oak Lodge you will work with people who have varying degrees of learning disabilities as well as mental health needs to promote independence and support them to lead as fulfilling life as possible. Our support workers incorporate both therapy based activities and social based activities.

Oak Lodge is one building which contains 6 flats and the tenants some of whom may have restrictions placed on them under a ‘Community Treatment Order’. Our main purpose here is to teach people all of the daily living and life skills that they would need to enable them to live independently in the community.

We also support people to manage their own risk areas which will ultimately lead to the restrictions under the ‘Community Treatment Order’ being discharged as they make progress. Other areas of support include work placements and social and leisure activities and the most important of all emotional support and reassurance.

The work can be challenging but the rewards of supporting people to achieve their goals make every day meaningful.

For Support Workers in this location, previous experience is preferred however you will still receive training tailored to the needs of the people they support.

We require male support workers with a full UK drivers license for this role.


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. Retail rewards & savings
  4. Long service awards
  5. Refer a friend from £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. 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: Driver Required

Gender: Male Only