Support Worker in Poole at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 6/14/2019

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Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: Poole, Dorset

Pay Rate (£): 9.00

Vacancy Reference: 019736


Voyage Care is seeking exceptional Support Workers, to assist People we Support with Mild Learning Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder, at a 6 flat Supported Living Service in Poole.

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 cycle to work scheme
  • The opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of those in your local community

Voyage Care Support Workers understand the importance of promoting independence and enable the People we Support to lead a fulfilling life by assisting them in social activities and day to day tasks.

Support may include (but not be limited to):

  • Providing emotional support
  • Planning for holiday’s and other long term goals
  • Medication prompting
  • Assistance with day to day tasks
  • Assisting with financial matters
  • Providing 1-2-1 support (if required by People we Support)

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. We are an equal opportunities employer.



Previous experience in health or social care setting is desirable but not essential as Voyage Care provide full training to all Support Workers.

Voyage Care are able to consider both full and part time Support Workers for this service. All Support Workers will be required a mixture of early, late and long day shifts.

Please note that the role will include weekend work, shifts on public holidays and may include some sleep in shifts.

Voyage Care ask that all Support Workers:

  • Work within the company’s ethos of providing person centred care
  • Are flexible in the shifts they are able to work
  • Are compassionate and understanding
  • Are reliable and conscientious
  • Have a good understanding of written and spoken English and basic Mathematics

Click Apply to complete our one page application………

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: Driver with own vehicle

Gender: No Specfic Requirement