Job Title: Support Worker Full Time: 35 hours per week Part Time: up to 28 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: £10.00 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 Role Overview:
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 to be part of this fantastic service from its inception.
The Support Worker role is to empower & support service users to rebuild their lives. The focus of the service is to provide a supportive environment for people to develop skills and strategies in order to lead a more fulfilled and independent life. Our support workers incorporate both therapy-based activities and social based activities.
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. Requirements:
For Support Workers in this location, experience is not essential as all staff will receive relevant training/specialist ABI training, as part of their induction package.
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. Benefits:
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.