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Residential Support Worker

Job Description

Are you a passionate and experienced female support worker? Are you new to care and want to start your career? Are you looking for part-time night work? If you are this may be the perfect role for you!

Location: Reading

Pay Rate: £10.00

Hours: 9:30pm-7:30am (20 hours per week)

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)

About this Job -

Voyage Care are looking for a female night support worker with passion to help and care for individuals with learning / physical disabilities. Some care knowledge / experience is desirable but not essential as we have an amazing training programme and induction for the right candidate. You will be working 20 hours per week (including a mixture of nights and weekends) making a positive difference to the lives of the people in our care at Mayfair. This registered service supports up to 10 male residents with Autism, Challenging Behaviour and Learning Disabilities.

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.

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?

Your benefits

Our colleagues are amazing and make a difference to people's lives every day. We recognise their hard work and dedication by offering a rewarding pay and benefits package alongside our fulfilling roles. This includes:

  • Enhanced evening, weekend and overtime pay
  • Pay increases between roles
  • Employee discount app and funded Blue Light discount card
  • Enhanced family leave
  • Free 24/7 external counselling service
  • Access to external Wagestream app
  • Paid training, inductions, DBS checks and qualifications
  • Pension scheme and life assurance
  • Long service awards
  • Refer a friend bonuses

"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.

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