Support Worker in Stafford at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 11/23/2018

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Job Description

Job Family: Supervisors

Location: Stafford, Staffordshire

Pay Rate (£): £8:10 - £8:60ph

Vacancy Reference: 015455


*Experienced Support Worker / Shift Lead*

Full Time contract from £8.10 - £8.60 per hour


Role Overview:

In conjunction with and under the instruction of the Field Support supervisor: you will assist with the day to day supervision and management of the service. Inclusive of:

  • Allocating working shifts allocation to staff,
  • Service visits and training days,
  • Participation in the recruitment and induction of new staff.
  • Assisting with individuals’ care, including personal care.
  • Participating in the development and implementation of individuals’ support plans.
  • Undertaking and/or assisting individuals with household activities in order to promote a healthy environment and independent living. 
  • Recording and completing any appropriate documentation to ensure an individuals’ records, observations or research results are accurate and informative.
  • Ordering, receiving, storing and administering medication in accordance with the company’s Administration of Medication Policy.


  • NVQ level 2 /3 or equivalent care qualification in Health & Social Care.
  • Relevant employed experience in a similar role.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • MAPA trained
  • Knowledge and experience of working with "Challenging Behaviour"
  • Experience of providing support to individuals with a variety of different specialist needs and conditions, including: learning disabilities, acquired brain injuries, physical disabilities, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, nursing needs, mental health conditions, neurological impairments, psychiatric and clinical needs, complex behaviours and other needs.

We are keen to attract experienced staff who can "hit the ground running" and want to progress their career development. 


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. Cycle to work scheme
  4. Retail rewards & savings
  5. Long service awards
  6. Childcare vouchers
  7. Refer a friend from £250 - £750 (T&C’s Apply)

If you are interested in this role, please click to Apply via Email or give us a call on 01543 484696

**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 for 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