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Support Worker posted by Voyage Care

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Full Time
£8.83/ hour

Job Description

About this job -

We are looking for support workers to join our 8-bed specialist care residential home.

The people residing here are of mixed gender and ages. They may have emotional, behavioural and social difficulties and challenging behaviours.

Our specialist residential care services are for adults who have experience emotional difficulties, learning disabilities with a range of mental health issues. We aim at reducing risk factors through personalised centred planning and by using a number of techniques to build independence, promotion of well-being and coping mechanisms to prevent future difficulties and keep them safe.

The home is within a semi-rural location based near Ruddington Village.

We provide excellent training before you start which includes 10 day face to face training (this will include restraint training Mapa2) and you will be supported and welcomed by the team, working several shifts shadowing an experienced Senior Support Worker until fully competent and confident in the role.

Example of shifts

7am-2.30pm or 2.30pm-10pm and then wake nights


  • Experience in working in specialist care services i.e. Mental Health
  • To be flexible
  • To be approachable
  • To be resilient and have a positive can do approach to care
  • Valid driving license desirable but not essential
  • Assisting in giving a high quality of personal care to the people we support if required

Types of skills required and duties to accept:

  • Providing encouragement and promoting in day to day duties
  • Care plans and documentation completed and updated
  • Transportation (use of company car) if applicable
  • Meal planning
  • Orgainsing social activities (trips out)
  • Maintaining the home (cleaning, laundry and shopping etc)

Benefits: Life assurance, Access to Childcare vouchers, Flexible working times, Opportunities for career development, Paid training, Industry recognised qualifications, Fully funded DBS/PVG and Guaranteed hours.

This registered service supports individuals within the home and local community. 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.

As a leader in health care and support services for individuals throughout the UK, Voyage Care supports thousands of people. Across our services we support people to do various activities such as bowling, going to the cinema and on days out to the coast - so it might not feel much like work!

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

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