Support Worker in Ashton in Makerfield, Wigan at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 1/31/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: WIGAN, Manchester

Pay Rate (£): £8.10 pr hr

Vacancy Reference: 018078


*New opportunities for a Full-Part time & Bank Support Workers*


Where: Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan.

When: Days, Weekends and Sleep-in support required.

Pay: £8.10 per hour: (Plus competitive Sleep-in rates) 

Role Overview:

Supporting a young female with an Acquired Brain Injury and Mental Health difficulties with daily tasks within the home, including:

  • Decision making
  • Help with Shopping
  • Accessing community based activities and Volunteering Opportunities
  • Maintaining contact with friends and family

Voyage Care are looking for "Great Support Workers" with a passion for what they do as well as sharing simular interests in Arts & Crafts: Jewellery - Making, Jigsaws, Painting and Drawing and Drama.

If you would like more information or an infrmal chat, please call Lisa on 07807 285131. 


  • Support Workers in the Ashton area of Wigan.
  • Although experience is not necessary as all of our staff receive training tailored to the needs of the people they support: we are keen to attract experienced staff who can "hit the ground running" and want to progress their career development. 
  • NVQ Level 2 or 3 In Health & Social Care, Care Certificate or a commitmnt to work towards.
  • Full Driving Licience - Desired
  • Experience / knowledge of working with individuals with an Acquired Brain Injury.
  • Confidence in working with vulnerable adults on a 1:1 basis - particularly when in the community.


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. Cycle to work scheme
  5. Retail rewards & savings
  6. Long service awards
  7. Childcare vouchers
  8. 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.


You’ll join the team working on a rota that includes early, late, weekend, night and Bank Holiday shifts.

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: Female Only