Care Support Worker

10 Jun 2021
11 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Family: Support WorkerLocation: Wakefield, West YorkshirePay Rate (GBP): GBP8.91Vacancy Reference: 028050 Job Description and ResponsibilitiesRole: Superhero "Night Support Worker"Location: Outwood, WakefieldPay Rate: GBP8.91We are Voyage Care and we are a sector leading provider, with over 30 years' experience of specialist care and support. We are looking for a real life superhero "Support Worker" to join our team of outstanding employees who share our values and our passion to provide the highest quality support.Voyage Care lives its values by promising to EMPOWER each other, work TOGETHER, promote HONESTY, be a leader in OUTSTANDING quality and to always be SUPPORTIVE in everything we do???. Could this be you?About the Role:Ross Dene is one of our residential service's located in Outwood and here we support up to 8 adults with a wide range of learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorder's, mental health needs and behaviours that challenge.As a superhero "Night Support Worker" you will deliver intense support with all aspects of everyday living to encourage their independence and support them to lead the most fulfilling life possible, incorporating both therapy and social based activities. You must be resilient, flexible and composed in your approach as this will be a challenging environment to work in, although equally rewarding. You will understand the importance of reflective practice and be involved in debriefs and incident analysis to ensure the best possible outcomes for the individual.Whilst no two days or nights are the same typically, you'll help the people we support with everyday challenges such as encouraging and prompting personal cares, meal preparation, housekeeping, medication, attending health appointments and taking part in hobbies & activities. Crucially, enabling them to carry out tasks, chores and hobbies that most people take for granted but are meaningful to the people we support.This vacancy is for a 35 hour contract for waking nights and this would include working 2 in 3 weekends. The waking night shift is 21:30-7:30.Experience with learning disabilities and/or autism and challenging behaviour is required for this position due to the needs of the people we support.If you share these values and really want to make a difference, click apply or call our friendly recruitment team on to find out more about Voyage and our broad range of Benefits. COVID19 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.RequirementsWe 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 Role Specific Requirements - Driver: Flexible on Driver Requirement Gender: No Specific Requirement