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

Date Posted: 6/14/2019

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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. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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