Supported Living - No Experience in Portsmouth at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 1/7/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Portsmouth
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/7/2019

Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire

Pay Rate (£): £8.53

Vacancy Reference: 017432

 

Outreach Care Assistant – Portsmouth, Hampshire - £8.53 per hour – Full time or Part time

Voyage Care are currently looking to recruit a number of Outreach Care Assistants / Outreach Support Workers to help us deliver high quality person centred care in our Outreach packages. As an Outreach Care Assistant / Outreach Support Worker with Voyage Care you will be working with people who have varying degrees of physical disabilities and/or learning disabilities and mental health needs. You will be promoting independence and supporting them to lead a life that is as fulfilling as possible by enabling them to participate in social based activities and day to day tasks.

 

Benefits to a career with Voyage Care:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • A clearly defined career path if you want it
  • A mixture of in house training and nationally recognised qualifications (such as the level 3 in Health & Social Care) fully paid for by us
  • Paid DBS & Holidays
  • Life insurance & Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Retail rewards & savings
  • Long service awards
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Refer a friend from now £250-£750 T&C’s Apply

 

Requirements:

Essential

  • Flexibility. This is a shift based role that will include working on weekends and bank holidays so flexibility is essential.
  • A willingness to travel to different sites in Portsmouth to deliver high quality care to individuals with varying needs.
  • A passion for delivering excellent customer service and a genuine desire to help people
  • The ability to work well within a team
  • The ability to work to robust, clear guide lines

Desirable

  • Prior experience in health and social care is desirable but not essential. We can and will provide full training
  • A driver with their own vehicle would be highly advantageous

 

What does an Outreach Care Assistant role look like on a day to day basis:

  • Travelling to different locations in Portsmouth to deliver our Outreach packages from anywhere between 1 to 4 hours. You may also work in our Supported Living Services from time to time.
  • Helping people to shop for things they wish to buy including their clothes and food, and to prepare their meals as required.
  • Helping people to do their housework, including cleaning and laundry.
  • Supporting people with all aspects of personal care where required but always promoting as much independence as possible. Personal care may include: washing/bathing, dressing, continence care, using the toilet
  • Manual handling which may include the use of slings and hoists (full training will be provided)
  • Help the people we support to manage their own money.
  • Supporting people with the activities they enjoy, which can include; shopping, swimming, horse riding, trampolining, holidays, walks, activity centres, zoos, cinema, music sessions and much more.
  • Working in a supportive manner with colleagues, families and external parties, building trust by being open and honest.

 

 

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. 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.

 

* 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