Job Title: Full-Time, Support Worker - 40 hours per week Location: Rugeley, Staffordshire Pay: £8.91 per hour Shifts: 8:30am - 4:30pm - Monday-Friday 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:-
As a Support Worker at our day centre in Rugeley, Staffordshire, you will support people with activities in the centre and out in the community to ensure that they live as fulfilling life as possible. We provide high quality support to adults with a learning disability and other complex needs. We offer individualised care packages that incorporate social, vocational, leisure and educational activities and increase their presence in the community. Activity plans are tailored to each person's aspirations, needs and interests and are designed to help individuals to pursue a more independent lifestyle. All activities are fully risk assessed. Requirements:-
Support Workers in this location preferably with working/paid experience in the healthcare sector, however, full / relevant training will be given to all successful candidates.
It is essential for candidates to have a Full UK (Manual) Driving Licence and would need to be either over 21 years old to drive the service cars and at least 25 years old to drive the adapted service vehicles.
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** & Holiday
- 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.