Are you a passionate and experienced female support worker? If you are this may be the perfect role for you!
Location: St Leonards-on-sea
Pay Rate: £10.30
Hours: 8:00am-2:00pm & 2:00pm-9:00pm
As a Care Assistant at St Helens Down, you will work with older people who have learning disabilities and associated health conditions to promote independence and support them to lead as fulfilling life as possible, the people we support love spending an afternoon with a story or a good film, baking or doing some drawing.
You'll work within the home with the people we support assisting with cooking, cleaning, medication and providing hands-on-care, attending appointments and trips out in the local area, so you can expect total involvement in everything we do.
About this Job -
Voyage Care are looking for a confident support worker with a passion for delivering outstanding care. You will be working 35 hours per week (6 - 7-hour shifts including a mixture of days, nights and weekends) making a positive difference to the lives of the people in our care at St Helens Down. This registered service supports up to 6 residents with physical and learning disabilities within the home and local community. All of the residents are over 60 years of age and enjoy being sociable. A mobile hoist may be used to aid with transfers (full training provided). As a Support Worker you will be assisting them to lead independent and fulfilling lives; the people we support are at the heart of all we do. A big part of your role will be supporting people to do their favourite things and try new activities. We ensure they reach their full potential - and of course we'll make sure that you reach yours. Within this service personal care is required for both genders.
Voyage Care is a sector leading provider, with over 30 years' experience of specialist care and support. We support over 3,500 people with learning disabilities, autism, brain injuries and other complex needs across the UK.
So what can voyage care do for you?
Take a look below at our great range of benefits which include: -
- Paid DBS**& Holidays
- Salary scale /progression if you want it
- Life insurance & Pension Scheme
- Retail rewards & savings
- Long service awards
- Refer a friend BONUS
"Recommend a Friend Scheme which rewards £500 to £2000 T&C apply"
What qualities and attributes are we looking for?
- Genuine desire to make a positive difference in people's lives
- Excellent verbal and written communication
- Good team player
- Ability to provide a trusting and stimulating environment
- Passionate about empowering service user's independence
The individuals we support at this service enjoy a lot of community access, so confidence in lone working is essential. We are therefore looking for Support Workers with previous experience who can hit the ground running. However, we will still provide a full training programme that is specific to the needs of the individuals we support.
You'll join the team working on a rota that includes early, late, weekend, night and Bank Holiday shifts. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a motivated and determined team. So, make a great career move.
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"COVID19 safety is important to us all, we support our staff and the people we support to stay safe by wearing correct PPE, including Type IIR Fluid Resistant Surgical Masks (FRSM), aprons and gloves at all times. We have a in-house team that ensures that all of our services have plenty of PPE at all times. All care and support is carried out following the latest Government guidance. Our aim is to keep you and the people we support safe."
Here at Voyage Care we like to EMPOWER each other, work TOGETHER, continue to be HONEST, to lead in OUTSTANDING quality and always be SUPPORTIVE.
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