Support Worker - Extra Care

Bolton Cares
£12 an hour - Permanent, Part-time, Full-time

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  • £12 an hour

Job type

  • Permanent

Shift and schedule

  • Weekend availability
  • Night shift
  • Day shift



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  • Company pension
  • Life insurance
  • Sick pay

Full job description

Extra Care

We are looking for some amazing people to join us as Support Workers in our Extra Care services in Bolton.

Extra Care is a community within a community for over 55s where people live in self-contained flats and our on-site dedicated teams help and support when needed.

If you have a passion for supporting people, a desire to ensure that people live life to the full their way and achieve their goals, come and build a career with us.

Being a Support Worker in Extra Care is challenging but incredibly rewarding. We are looking for talented people who can demonstrate our THRIVE values of:

· Teamwork

· Honesty

· Respect

· Innovation

· Values Pledge

· Empowerment.

You will have the following skillset.

· Be able to treat people with compassion and care.

· Show dignity and respect to those you support.

· Have a commitment to bring out the best out in others and yourself.

· Have a great sense of humour and be able to laugh and have fun.

· Demonstrate a high standard of personal and professional behaviour.

· Communicate confidently with others and work as part of a team.

· Be able to use or learn to use relevant IT systems.

We can help you gain the skills you need as well as industry recognised qualifications. Also, your experience doesn’t have to be in a professional setting. If you have cared for friends or relatives this will count:

Your duties will vary, but an average working week will include:

· Participating in a seven day rota with early and late shift patterns

· Providing an overnight presence.

· Undertaking personal care tasks, supporting people to manage in their own homes. supporting people with their medication and maintaining social care records

We are Bolton’s biggest care provider, with a growing presence across Greater Manchester, employing more than 600 colleagues.

We offer a range of rewarding roles with the opportunity to develop your skills and career in a supporting and ambitious organisation. As a valued member of our team, you will receive.

· Hourly rate of £12.00 with a premium of £40 paid for a sleep in shift.

· Flexibility on the hours you work, we have full or part time (part time is 20 hours per week)

· 6% employer contribution pension scheme

· 21 days annual leave (FTE) plus bank holidays

· Life Insurance Scheme

· Access to ‘Smart Health’- a virtual healthcare service including a virtual GP service, expert case management, mental health support and tailored fitness programmes.

· Company sick pay scheme

· Paid for DBS check.

If you would like to join us, please send your CV with a letter that tells us about your experience, what excites you about working in care and what you can bring to the role. All applications will be subject to satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service checks and references.

Job Type: Permanent

Pay: £12.00 per hour


  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

Application question(s):

  • In 1-2 sentences, please describe how your previous experience is relevant to this role? Why are you a good fit for this job?
  • What about this role excites you and made you want to apply? Please describe your interest in working with us.

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 02/03/2021