Job Title: Senior Support Worker - Full Time - 37.5 hours per week
Shifts: Covering shifts on a rota basis, Monday - Sunday; early, late and night shifts
Service/Location: 235 Rugeley Road in Burntwood, Staffordshire
Pay Rate: £10.50 per hour
Overtime available at an enhanced rate of +£2ph above hourly pay rates
We're proud to pay all employees at National Living Wage rate, or above, including those aged under 23
We are looking for dedicated and ambitious staff for our brand new 7 bedded intensive support ABI service; 235 Rugeley Road in Burntwood, Staffordshire. This will be a challenging but rewarding role and an exciting opportunity for all new staff at this fantastic service from its inception.
Overseeing Support Workers, our Senior Support Workers ensure the support team work in accordance with care plans for individuals with ABI (Acquired Brain Injury). You'll operate within the home and local community settings providing hands-on care to the people we support, so you can expect total involvement in everything we do.
At Voyage Care, we already have a number of specialist ABI rehabilitation services across the country, and we work intensively with multi-disciplinary teams to rehabilitate and provide on-going care and support for people with brain injuries and complex needs.
Our Senior Support Workers are required to have a sound experience of supporting people with varying care needs, and are familiar with leading a team and managing responsibilities of the teams record keeping along with supervising the team on a daily basis and bi-monthly supervision. With a commitment to care and a passion for making a difference. In return, we offer all the training (specialist ABI training as part of the induction package), benefits and options for career development you would expect from a leader in our field.
To ensure that we can keep both the People we Support and our workforce safe, it is a requirement that all frontline staff who work for Voyage Care are willing to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
We offer a 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 Scheme which rewards £500 to £2000 T&C 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. We are an equal opportunities employer. 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.
COVID-19 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.
* 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.
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