Waking Night Support Worker in Blandford Forum at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 9/6/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: Blandford St Mary, Dorset

Pay Rate (£): £9.45 per hour

Vacancy Reference: 019732


Voyage Care is seeking a part time (20 hour) Waking Night Support Worker, to assist the People we Support with Complex Behaviour, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Learning Disabilities, at a Residential Service in Blandford St Mary.

Benefits for the successful Waking Night Support Worker include:

  • A permanent contract (20 hours per week with the option of overtime when available)
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Free, industry leading, face to face and online training
  • Company pension, paid holiday and employee benefits including cycle to work scheme
  • The opportunity to undertake an NVQ in Autism*

Joining an established team: the successful Waking Night Support Worker will work in a Residential Service with 7 People we Support who have a variety of conditions including Complex Behaviour, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Learning Disabilities.

The Waking Night Support Worker will provide assistance to the People we Support. Support will include:

  • Management of complex behaviour
  • Regular welfare checks
  • Personal Care
  • Domestic tasks
  • Medication Administration

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. We are an equal opportunities employer.


Previous experience in a health or social care setting, working with individuals with Complex Behaviour and Autism Spectrum Disorder, is advantageous but not essential as Voyage Care provide full training to all Waking Night Support Workers.

Due to the location of this service it is desirable that Waking Night Support Workers hold a full driving licence and have access to a vehicle.

Voyage Care are happy to accept applications for full and part time Waking Night Support Workers at this service.

Please note that the role is for waking night shifts and will include weekend work and shifts on public holidays. The role will present opportunities for overtime.

Waking night shifts run from 10pm to 8am

Voyage Care request the successful Waking Night Support Worker:

  • Works within the company’s ethos of providing person centred care
  • Are compassionate, patient and understanding
  • Are reliable and conscientious
  • Has a good understanding of written and spoken English and basic Mathematics
  • Hold or are prepared to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check
  • Are flexible in the shifts they can work

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.

*On successful completion of probation

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