LD Day Service – Hoyles Community Centre

37hrs per week permanent

Year 1 – £10.42 per hour

Year 2 – £10.90 per hour

Year 3 – hourly rate for the role

Persona are offering an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Support Worker to join our Learning Disability Day Service.  The prime aim of the Learning Disability Day Service is to support the people who use our service to maintain and develop their independence, to ensure their engagement in community activities and to meet their physical and emotional needs. 


Click to find out what Kim and Amy's experiences were of joining Persona as apprentices.


To find out more about the service, click here.

About you

You will be a flexible person with a ‘can-do’ attitude, who also shares our values.  You will have an ability to develop positive relationships with people and be passionate in supporting people to reach their full potential. You don’t need any previous qualifications or social care experience, but you will be someone who:

  • has a passion for learning
  • enjoys a challenge
  • is willing to work as part of a team
  • is committed, motivated and hardworking


In return for this Persona will enable you to gain knowledge and skills in:

  • communication and customer service
  • IT 
  • team working 
  • supporting you to achieve a Level 2 Health and Social Care Qualification

No one will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we're saying and you think you can bring value to the role, we'd love to learn more about you!

About the role

As an Apprentice Support Worker you will be responsible for supporting adults with a learning disability either on a 1:1 basis or in groups, and will work closely with members of your team to ensure that appropriate support is provided to all Day Service attendees and that the associated paperwork is completed accurately.

Further information about the role can be found in the job description.

In return for your contribution we will support you throughout your career -

We provide a wide range of employee benefits, career development and lifestyle support services to ensure that you too feel supported, fulfilled and valued from day one of your employment with us.

For more details on learning & development, click here. Find out about our values and our purpose here.

Click here for stories on working for Persona, from people who work for us and read FAQ about working in care here.


Persona is committed to being an inclusive employer and recognises the value of having a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.

We welcome applications from all people, irrespective of their personal characteristics or circumstances, and appointments are made objectively based upon talents, abilities and experience.

Where possible, we will support employees to work flexibly or with adjustments, so that they can perform to their best ability. We are committed to providing a working environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect, and where individual skills and life experiences are valued.

Please note

Satisfactory disclosure at the appropriate level under the Disclosure and Barring Service is required prior to appointment.

If this sounds like the role for you:

Please complete the attached form and a member of the team will give you a call back to discuss your interest in the role.

If you are successful at the first stage you will be invited for a look round the centre on either the 7th or the 11th Sept, where you will have an opportunity to ask any questions that you may have at this stage.

Interviews for all shortlisted applicants will be held on Friday 15th September at Persona Basecamp (behind Grundy Hub), Wellington Road, Bury BL9 9AH

Deadline for registering is end of the day on Monday 4th September.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Please note we are not currently in a position to offer sponsorship to workers from outside of the UK.