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Support Worker

Social Care

Adult Services

Wigan Council

Position 1:


Day Opportunities

Hunter Lodge Day Centre

Hunter Road




Grade 4 - £13,413 - £14,922 per annum. £9.18 - £10.22 per hour


The salary is subject to the 2019 National Joint Council pay award and any local agreements


28 hours per week


Position 2:


Day Opportunities
Broadmead Day Centre

Golborne Road





Grade 4 - £10,060 - £11,191 per annum. £9.18 - £10.22 per hour


The salary is subject to the 2019 National Joint Council pay award and any local agreements


21 hours per week


Your role:


As a Support Worker you will be part of a team supporting customers within a day service, support service users with everyday life skills and activities. Our customers have varying levels of abilities and you will be required to deliver a high standard of care and provide support in accordance with individual support plans.  You will offer support to encourage individuals to maintain their independence and self-worth and you will also assist in developing strong links within the community. 


About you:


You will have excellent communication skills with the ability to develop positive relationships with customers, families, agencies and other relevant professionals to maintain high quality care. You will have a positive attitude and be able to work in a team that provides activities that stimulate and encourage inclusion and active participation.


You will have experience of working within a social care setting and be committed to person centred practices. You will be self-motivated and have the ability to motivate others. You will seek out opportunities for the benefit of our customers and their well-being. 


About us:


We are a friendly, enthusiastic team who provide bespoke services to people who have learning or physical support needs. We connect with our customers, carers, community and partners to deliver a high quality personalised service that maximises outcomes and quality of life for our customers.


We will provide you with a supportive working environment. You will receive ongoing training, guidance and the opportunity to work in an engaging and supportive environment.

Please state in the 'knowledge and experience' section of your application form which position you would like to be considered for.


For an informal discussion about this role please call Kirsty Dolan, Establishment Manager on 01942 777889.


To view the details relating to this position, please click the links below:
Job Specification.pdf
DBS Applicant Information.doc


Interview date: Week commencing Monday 21 January 2019


This position is subject to Enhanced Disclosure Procedures


The employer is committed to safeguarding


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working hours

part time

application deadline

11 59 pm

23rd Dec 2018

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