Together Trust Careers

Specialist Support Worker

£9.50 - £9.50 Per Hour
Blackrod, Bolton
England, North West England, Greater Manchester

Job Title: Specialist Support Worker
Hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week
Pay Rate/Salary: £9.50 per hour / £18,520 per annum
Location: Blackrod, Bolton


Do you dream about making real difference to people’s lives? Why not join our team this new year and make those dreams become reality for the children, young people, and adults we support! Always with their care at the heart. 

About us

At the Together Trust, our vision is a society where people thrive because they are valued within their communities. For 150 years we’ve been championing and caring for people with disabilities, autism and complex health needs. We provide life-changing support for looked-after children and care-experienced people. Today we’re proud to be one of the North West’s leading disability charities.

As part of your role, your duties will include:

  • Enable the people we support with complex learning disabilities, and/or an autism spectrum condition, to lead an independent life.
  • Providing high-quality person-centred care, tailored to the needs of each individual, based on their lifestyle.
  • Working alongside our existing team, offering a diverse range of exciting and varied activities – bring your hobbies to work!
  • Supporting with day to day living tasks such as personal care, housekeeping, cooking and cleaning, and accessing community-based services.

Why work for us?

Together we work hard, enjoy our jobs, and support each other. We offer excellent rewards and wellbeing-based benefits:

  • We are proud to be a real living wage employer and offer incremental pay progression
  • 25 days annual leave rising to 27 after 5 years and 30 after 10 years
  • Occupational sick pay and family friendly policies
  • Company pension plan with 7% employer contribution
  • Comprehensive training and continuing development opportunities
  • Long service awards including cash gifts and extra holiday
  • Mental Health First Aiders offering support from trained colleagues, and free mental health support through Able Futures
  • Support and advice for health, life, money and work through Lifeworks
  • Access to health plans where you can subscribe to claim towards therapy, dental etc. through Simply Health
  • Flexible working and lone working policies
  • Free online classes e.g. yoga and sewing and many more
  • A range of discounts and cycle to work scheme

To be considered for the role, you will need to:

  • Possess good communication, and organisational skills.
  • Be able to work flexibly across varying shifts, including weekends.
  • Be able to engage, listen and communicate in a variety of ways and demonstrate emotional resilience.
  • Always reflect our values of being positive, professional, passionate and supportive.

Don’t worry if you don’t have any previous experience! Our excellent training, development and support will make sure you have everything you need to do the very best in your role.

Apply online today, email togethertrust@cohesionrecruitment.com, or call our friendly recruitment team on 0121 713 8321 for more information.

Together Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age.

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.

Covid-19 vaccinations: The government is in consultation regarding extension of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 (as amended) (the Regulations). This means from 1st April 2022 this will require applicants and individuals working in this location to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless an individual is exempt from the requirement under the Regulations. Applicants will therefore be required to show the Trust any document or information that we reasonably require to satisfy the organisation that you have been fully immunised against Covid-19  in accordance with the Regulations and any guidance issued by the UK Government.

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