Support Worker in Fareham

£8.53
Contract:
Permanent

Description:

Support Worker - Titchfield, Fareham, Hampshire - £8.53 per hour

Voyage Care are currently looking to recruit a number of Support Workers into our supported living services in Titchfield, Fareham. As a Support Worker with Voyage Care you will be working with people who have varying degrees of learning disabilities and mental health needs that can at times display challenging behaviour. You will be promoting independence and supporting them to lead a life that is as fulfilling as possible by enabling them to participate in social based activities and day to day tasks.

Benefits to a career with Voyage Care:
Competitive rates of pay
A clearly defined career path if you want it
A mixture of in house training and nationally recognised qualifications (such as the level 3 in Health & Social Care) fully paid for by us
Paid DBS & Holidays
Life insurance & Pension Scheme
Cycle to work scheme
Retail rewards & savings
Long service awards
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Requirements:

Essential
A driver with own vehicle is essential for this role
Flexibility. This is a shift based role that can include working on weekends and bank holidays so flexibility is essential.
A passion for delivering excellent customer service and a genuine desire to help people
The ability to work well within a team
The ability to work to robust, clear guide lines

Desirable
Prior experience in health and social care is desirable but not essential. We can and will provide full training
Previous experience working with individuals that can exhibit challenging behavior.



What does a Support Worker role look like on a day to day basis:
Helping people to shop for things they wish to buy including their clothes and food, and to prepare their meals as required.
Helping people to do their housework, including cleaning and laundry.
Supporting people with all aspects of personal care where required but always promoting as much independence as possible. Personal care may include: washing/bathing, dressing, continence care, using the toilet
Help the people we support to manage their own money.
Supporting people with the activities they enjoy, which can include; shopping, swimming, horse riding, trampolining, holidays, walks, activity centres, zoos, cinema, music sessions and much more.
Working in a supportive manner with colleagues, families and external parties, building trust by being open and honest.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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 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

Ad ID: 35687923
Posted:
4 weeks ago
Matthew Garner
Portsmouth
Joined: Jul 2019
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