Supported Worker in Coalville at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 10/1/2019

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Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: Coalville, Leicestershire

Pay Rate (£): £7.70 - £8.21 per hour

Vacancy Reference: 021296


Role Overview:-
As a Support Worker with Voyage Specialist Healthcare you will provide support to a lady with an acquired brain injury in her own home which is also occupied by her husband who shares the support around his work schedule. Staff support will be required from early hours of the morning until early evening with physical needs support including the use of a standing hoist within her own home to promote independence and support her to lead as fulfilling life as possible.

Working as part of a Multi-disciplinary team, the role involves organising, motivating and supporting this lady to optimise independence, manage personal care and access the local community. As part of your role you will be required to be available to support from approx. 05:00 as her husband leaves for work until 18:30 until his return as part of a planned rota 4 days on and 4 days off with occasional respite cover involved.


Female support workers required, non-smokers. This ladies interests include Music – The Proclaimers in particular, an interest in creative activities and it would be desirable to have the support of those with similar interests.

The role would be physical demanding due to moving and assisting requirements and this should be considered by applicants before applying.

Previous care experience is desirable however all of our staff receive training tailored to the needs of the people they support.

Full UK Driving License Essential


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. 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 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 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: Driver Required

Gender: Female Only