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Residential Support Worker

Job Description

*Support Worker Opportunity!*

Location/Service: Melksham

At Voyage Care we value the hard work and commitment of our colleagues by offering:

  • Enhanced evening and weekend pay at an additional 50p per hour (Ts & Cs apply)
  • Premium overtime rates at an additional £1 per hour (Ts & Cs apply)

Benefits: Life assurance, Blue Light Card, Opportunities for career development, Paid training, Industry recognised qualifications, Fully funded DBS

As a Support Worker at Peel House in Melksham, you will work with people who have learning disabilities and complex needs to promote independence and support them to lead as fulfilling life as possible, incorporating both therapy based activities and social based activities.

Throughout a typical day, you'll help our residents with the everyday challenges of washing, dressing and eating. Crucially, promoting them to carry out tasks, chores and hobbies that most people take for granted but are really meaningful for your client. You'll be out and about, enjoying life together and no single day will be the same. A big part of your role will be supporting people to do their favorite things and try new activities.

Some of the activities we do are:

  • Swimming,
  • Cinema
  • Bowling
  • Day center's,
  • Arts and crafts
  • Volunteering
  • Shopping
  • Building independent skills i.e meal prep
  • Cooking

Requirements:
Support Workers in this location, experience is not essential as all of our staff receive training tailored to the needs of the people they support.

Benefits

  • Paid DBS* & Annual Leave
  • Paid Training & Inductions
  • Fully funded nationally recognised qualifications such as level 3 in Health & Social Care
  • Pension scheme & Life insurance policy
  • Employee discount app - discounts at leading retail stores
  • Blue Light Card - recognised discount card for hundreds of high street retailers, restaurants etc
  • Long service awards - reward scheme of working with us
  • Refer a friend - receive £500 or refer 3 friends & receive £2000 (Terms and conditions apply)



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.

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.

* 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