Supported Worker in Coalville at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 6/26/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Coalville
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/26/2019

Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: Coalville, Leicestershire

Pay Rate (£): £7.70 - £8.21 per hour

Vacancy Reference: 019915

 

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.

A typical day will include supporting this lady to maintain a high standard of personal care, organising and supporting with breakfast ahead of then driving and support in attending day services for therapy input in Leicester between the hours of 10:00 and 16:30 so a driving license is essential.

Requirements:-
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 required however all of our staff receive training tailored to the needs of the people they support.

Full UK Driving License Essential

Benefits:

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