Support Worker in Stafford at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 6/14/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Stafford
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/14/2019

Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: Stafford, Staffordshire

Pay Rate (£): £8:30 per hr

Vacancy Reference: 018995

 

*Support Workers - Full Time Opportunities*

Stafford

Days & Wake Nights

£8.30 per hour 

Voyage Care are recruiting  for it's Stafford service. Saltbank Court is situated just off A34 with good public transport links to surrounding areas and the centre of  Stafford.

You will be providing care and support to adults with severe learning disabilities and complex needs who may exhibit behaviors that may challenge: we are therefore recruiting Experienced Support Workers who are calm, knowledgeable and capable.

 

Role Overview:

The work can be very challenging but equally as rewarding. 

Although you will be supporting people to do their favorite 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:

Experienced Support Workers who:

  • enjoy social interaction and the company of others,
  • join in local activities and encourage others to become involved
  • have a warm and friendly personality
  • be calm and resilient
  • be practical and well organised
  • be confident in your work ethic
  • have a respectful and sensitive communication style
  • be motivated, with a can do attitude
  • have ability to cope positively with challenging behaviors
  • NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent) / Care Certificate in Health & Social Care
  • Full Driving Licence is desired

Benefits:

We offer a great range of benefits which include:

  1. FREE DBS**
  2. Paid Holidays
  3. Salary scale /training & progression.
  4. Life insurance & Pension Scheme
  5. Cycle to work scheme
  6. Retail rewards & savings
  7. Long service awards
  8. 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 Disclosure will be repayable back to us and deducted from your final salary.

 

You’ll join the team working on a rota that includes early, late, weekend, night and Bank Holiday shifts. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a motivated and determined team. So make a great career move.

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