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Support Worker

Social Care

Adult Services

Wigan Council

Wigan Life Centre South
College Ave,

Salary: Grade 4, £13,048- £13,846 per annum. £10.00 - £10.62 per hour

25 hours per week

Your role:

As a support worker, you will be part of a team supporting customers within their own homes or in you will be offering support 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 realise their goals and aspirations and you will also assist in developing strong links within the community.

You will be required to work on a Rota basis which will include weekends, bank holidays, sleep-in duties and unsociable hours.

About you:

You will hold an NVQ level 2/Care Certificate (or equivalent qualification) or have an equivalent level of experience.

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 must have the ability to support individuals with complex needs and or disabilities.

About us:

Wigan Council has been voted ‘Council of the Year’ at the 2019 LGC Awards and has recently published The Deal 2030, our ambitious plan for our borough. We are signed up to the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment ensuring that your service will be continuous or 'unbroken' between the supporting organisations.

Supported Living Services forms part of our People Directorate under Adult social Care. Our workforce provides flexible support adults with complex needs and / or in various models of accommodation in the Wigan Borough.

As an employer we like to thank our employees for their hard work and commitment by giving them the opportunity to access a range of exclusive rewards and benefits.

Covid safe:

Wigan Council are proud to be a Covid safe organisation. For some of this role you will be required to work from home and connect with your team and others virtually. However, there may be occasions where you are required to go into a council building to carry out part of your role. The health and wellbeing of our staff is of utmost importance to us and if you are required to use a council building, a risk assessment will be conducted beforehand and the appropriate safety measures put in place.

For further information, please contact Ashley Byrne on 01942 705970

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Interview date: Week Commencing Monday 5 July 2021

Interviews will be held remotely 

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27th Jun 2021

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