* Employee Type: Full-Time * Location: Pontefract * Job Type: Healthcare * Experience: Not Specified * Date Posted: 9/6/2019
Job Family: Support Worker
Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Pay Rate (£): £8.21 per hour
Vacancy Reference: 020561
Job Title: Support Worker
Location: Darrington, Wakefield
Pay Rate: £8.21 per hour
Voyage Care are currently recruiting for Support Workers to work in supported living service in Darrington.
As a Support Worker you would be supporting individuals with autism and learning disabilities to do a range of different tasks and activities. This could include going swimming, to the cinema, shopping, baking, attending discos, going for meals, supporting with personal care, finances and attending health appointments.
It is a shift based role, flexibility is essential. The flexibility around your working patterns can include flexible working agreements to accommodate personal commitments, subject to each schemes requirements. Night shift work is part of this role which can also be considered as long term option in setting your shift patterns.
Your duties will also include: * Organising activities and attending all kinds of social functions. * Being part of a team on activities ranging from cinema visit to supporting people to go on holidays. * Liaising with family for visits, and being on hand to support any visits. * Lone working is part of the job role either in the scheme or out in the community.
* Helping the people we support to learn new skills and to develop there existing skills. * Assisting with day to day tasks around their home. Assisting with laundry, cooking, and the running of their homes. * Ensuring the people we support are encouraged to reach their full potential. * Supporting our clients to live as independently as possible. * Providing personal care. * Moving and handling needs * Support with medication and complex clinical needs. * Companionship. * Support to access activities and socialise with others.
We offer a great range of benefits which include:-
1. Paid DBS** & Holiday 2. Salary scale /progression if you want it 3. Life insurance & Pension Scheme 4. Cycle to work scheme 5. Retail rewards & savings 6. Long service awards 7. Refer a friend bonus between £250- £750 *T&C's 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.
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 .