Support Worker in New Milton at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 11/23/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: New Milton, Hampshire

Pay Rate (£): £8.75 per hour

Vacancy Reference: 017014

 

Voyage Care is seeking Support Workers in New Milton, to provide support to individuals with Learning Disabilities, Autism and associated conditions at a new Supported Living Scheme. Support Workers promote independence and assist the People we Support to lead a fulfilling life by enabling them to participate in day to day tasks and social activities.

Support Workers will be providing person centred support in a growing service that will house 18 People we Support.

Voyage Care are able to offer both full and part time roles which will be a mixture of early, late and long days shifts with occasional sleep in shifts.

The service has off road parking for Support Workers who drive

Benefits for Voyage Care Support Workers include:

  • A permanent contract (of up to 42 hours) plus overtime if preferred
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Paid face to face and online training
  • Company pension and paid holiday
  • Employee benefits including childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme

 

Voyage Care ask that Support Workers:

  • Work within the company’s ethos of providing person centred care
  • Are compassionate and understanding
  • Are reliable and conscientious
  • Have a good understanding or written and spoken English and basic Mathematics
  • Are flexible in the shifts they can work (including; weekend work, public holidays and occasional sleep ins)
  • Currently hold or are prepared to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

Previous experience in social care working with individuals with Learning Disabilities and Autism and Epilepsy (including Buccal) is desirable but not essential as full training is provided. 

Roles undertaken by Support Workers may include (but not be limited to):

  • Assisting the People we Support to shop for things they wish to buy including clothes and food, and to assist with the preparation of meals.
  • Helping the People we Support with domestic chores (including cleaning and laundry).
  • Supporting the People we Support with any aspects of personal care required ensuring to promote as much independence as possible. (Personal care may include: washing/bathing, dressing, continence care, using the toilet)
  • Assist the people we support to manage their finances.
  • Prompting and administration of medication
  • Assisting the People we Support to make and attend appointments
  • Supporting people with the activities they enjoy, this may include; shopping, swimming, holidays, walks, activity centres, zoos, cinema, music sessions and much more.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a motivated and determined team. So make a great career move.

Click Apply to complete our one page application………All applications & CV’s received are reviewed on a daily basis.

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.

 

Role Specific Requirements -

 

Driver: Flexible on Driver Requirement

Gender: