Support Worker (Days), Chard

  • Job Reference: 1585
  • Date Posted: 27 February 2024
  • Recruiter: Voyage Care
  • Website: https://www.voyagecare.com/
  • Location: Voyage Care Chard Jobs
  • Salary: £11.70 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Support Worker – Chard - £11.70 ph

Typical Shifts are: 08:00 - 20:30 working 3 shifts a week including weekends

Join Voyage Care and Feel Valued, we reward your dedication with:

•    Enhanced evening and weekend pay at an additional 50p per hour (Ts & Cs apply)
•    Premium overtime rates at an additional £1 per hour (Ts & Cs apply)
•    Wagestream – giving you the flexibility to draw upon up to 40% of your pay, as it is earned.
•    Funded Blue Light Card – hundreds of discounts at high street retailers etc.
•    24/7/365 doctor line for our colleagues and their families
•    Access to cash plans for our colleagues, which also covers their families
•    Enhanced retirement leave
•    Long service awards

We’re on the hunt for genuinely caring, hands-on Support Workers with a passion for enhancing the quality of life of the people we support. As a Support Worker with us you'll be helping people to gain more independence in their daily lives, whilst working within a dynamic team to support a fantastic group of people!

Our residential service set in a peaceful rural environment in Chard and is welcoming and friendly.  We support young adults with a variety of communication needs as a result of either a severe learning disability, autism or traumatic brain injury.  You can be sure that no two days will be the same! You’ll be enhancing the lives of the people we support by teaching them new life skills, assisting with personal care, encouraging them to prepare their own meals, socialising and doing lots of different activities. 

This is an amazing role for someone who is looking to really make a difference to someone's life and to help them grow in confidence and independence so that they meet their goals, whether this be making dinner by themselves or going on holiday.

We’re interested in our Support Workers having both the right experience and the right values. This is why at this service our Support Workers should hold a full UK driving license, be resilient, flexible and composed in their approach as well as experience working with individuals with a severe learning disability, autism or traumatic brain injury.

Why choose us?

You don’t need to have experience to be a fantastic Support Worker, what you need is a passion for enhancing the quality of life for the people we support, a desire to learn and a genuine caring attitude.

We embrace people’s differences and encourage you to Be You, and so long as you’ve got the passion to make someone’s life better, we can give you all the skills and development opportunities you need to build a great career.

We encourage our staff to Grow Together through our excellent training programme, starting at induction and following you through your career, with opportunity for promotion and progression as well as job security in a sector leading organisation.

We have a fantastic range of benefits for our staff and we offer sector leading career progression, so don't hesitate to apply today and make a real difference to the lives of the people we're supporting! 

All applicants and subsequent job offers will be subject to satisfactory DBS checks and references.