Support Worker in Scholes, Wigan, Greater Manchester, UK at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 5/15/2019

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Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: WIGAN, Manchester

Pay Rate (£): £8.30 per hour

Vacancy Reference: 019389


**Experienced Support Workers Required**

Wigan, Greater Manchester

Pay: £8.30 per hour

Full/Part time & Bank contracts available

Role Overview:

Voyage Care require and new staff team in Wigan. 

Our services provide vulnerable individuals with the perfect supported living environment which promotes and maintains their independence and well-being. Situated in a quiet cul-de-sac each house provides a safe, warm and individualized home to the People we Support.

Your role will be to engage with people who may need help with:

  • Behavioural Support
  • Challenging Behaviour
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mental Health

You will support people with everyday tasks such as making meals, cleaning their home, going shopping or paying bills: in addition to helping them identify and achieve their own goals and ambitions, this may include starting work or attending college. 

Shifts will include early, late's and  sleep & waking nights across weekdays and weekends: so a great deal of flexibility is required.


  • Experienced Support Workers
  • NVQ level 2 in Health & Social Care, Care Certificate or a willingness to work towards qualification.
  • Fully flexible - to include most shift patterns
  • Be patient, calm and understanding: with a strong desire in helping others to succeed. 

Want to join our team of Bank Staff? call Lisa on 07807 285131. 

Benefits: (Subject to Contract Type)

We offer a great range of benefits which include:-

  1. Paid DBS** & Holiday
    2. Salary scale /progression if you want it
    3. Life insurance & Pension Scheme
    4. Cycle to work scheme
    5. Retail rewards & savings
    6. Long service awards
    7. Refer a friend bonus between £250- £750 *T&C's 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.


This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a motivated and determined team. So make a great career move.

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 


Role Specific Requirements -


Driver: Flexible on Driver Requirement

Gender: No Specfic Requirement