Support Worker in Dewsbury at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 1/7/2021

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Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: Dewsbury, West Yorkshire

Pay Rate (£): £8.20 - £8.72 per hour

Vacancy Reference: 026411


Job Title: Support Worker - Full Time (35 hours per week) & Part Time (up to 28 hours per week)

Location: Dewsbury, West Yorkshire

Shifts: Working on a rota basis between Monday - Sunday; 7:00am - 2:00pm and 2:00pm - 9:00pm

Pay Rate: £8.20 - £8.72 per hour

Role Overview:
Fennell Court is a purpose built home and we provide intensive support services. Our home is made up of eight separate apartments where we support individuals with learning disabilities who may also have mental health needs or challenging behaviour.

Our aim is for our residents to gain independence in all aspects of their lives, be happy and feel valued and secure. We hold regular meetings where everyone can discuss their views on how the service is run.

We have a good relationship with the wider community including our neighbours. Some individuals have chosen to help out local pensioners by walking dogs and gardening, and others volunteer at charity shops. Several people are undertaking college courses in a range of subjects, including travel and tourism and physical education.

Support Workers in this location, working/paid experience in care is essential and preferably held a Full UK Driving Licence for at least 12 months.


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. Retail rewards & savings
5. Long service awards
6. 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.

COVID19 safety is important to us all, we support our staff and the people we support to stay safe by wearing correct PPE, including Type IIR Fluid Resistant Surgical Masks (FRSM), aprons and gloves at all times. We have a in-house team that ensures that all of our services have plenty of PPE at all times.  All care and support is carried out following the latest Government guidance.  Our aim is to keep you and the people we support safe.

* 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 Specific Requirement