Senior Support Worker – ABI in Manchester at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 2/4/2021

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Job Description

Job Family: Senior Support Worker

Location: Manchester, Manchester

Pay Rate (£): £10.20 per hour

Vacancy Reference: 026713


Job Title: Senior Support Worker - Full Time – 37.5 hours per week

Shifts: Covering shifts on a rota basis, Monday – Sunday; early, late and night shifts – 7:30am-3:00pm, 2:30pm-10:00pm and 10:00pm – 8:00am

Service/Location: Devonshire House in Ardwick, Manchester

Pay Rate: £10.20 per hour

Role Overview:
We are looking for dedicated and ambitious staff for our new 24 bed ABI rehabilitation service; Devonshire House in Ardwick, Manchester. This will be a challenging but rewarding role and an exciting opportunity to be involved in a service from its inception.

Overseeing Support Workers, our Senior Support Workers ensure the support team work in accordance with care plans for individuals with ABI (Acquired Brain Injury). You’ll operate within the home and local community settings providing hands-on care to the people we support, so you can expect total involvement in everything we do.

At Voyage Care, we already have 18 specialist ABI rehabilitation services across the country, and we work intensively with multi-disciplinary teams to rehabilitate and provide on-going care and support for people with brain injuries and complex needs.

Voyage Care - Sector-leading quality

  • 96% of English registered locations were rated as Good or Outstanding by the CQC. That’s 10% above the national average!
  • 100% of Scottish registered locations were graded overall compliant by the Care Inspectorate.
  • 100% of Welsh registered locations were rated as compliant by the Care Inspectorate Wales.
  • We are proud to have 8 services rated outstanding by CQC.


Our Senior Support Workers are required to have a sound experience of supporting people with varying care needs, preferably with a Full UK (Manual) Driving Licence and are familiar with leading a team and managing responsibilities of the teams record keeping along with supervising the team on a daily basis and bi-monthly supervision. With a commitment to care and a passion for making a difference. In return, we offer all the training (3 full days of specialist ABI training as per of the induction package), benefits and options for career development you would expect from a leader in our field.


We offer a great range of benefits which include:

  1. Paid DBS & Holidays **
  2. Salary scale /progression if you want it
  3. Life insurance & Pension Scheme
  4. Retail rewards & savings
  5. Long service awards
  6. Refer a friend from £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.


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 for Regulated Activity which will include a check against the Barred adult list. 

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.

*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