Interested in working at our new extra care scheme in Little Lever?
Bolton Cares are recruiting for support workers and waking night support workers based at our new extra care scheme, Lever Gardens Court.
Find more info about these vacancies here:
We were among those who helped the Urban Outreach charity to provide Bolton Lunches for school age children, so no school meals during the summer break meant no problem for families.
We pitched in to prepare food and drink lunch packs at the Humanitarian Hub on the Greenworks site that we share with Urban Outreach at Trinity Retail Park. And every weekday we handed out packs from collection sites across neighbourhoods.
Read on to find out how many lunches were given out in six weeks.08 Sep 2023 08:00
We want our new starters to have the best understanding about what we do and how their role contributes to our wider efforts to create homes and communities we can all be proud of.03 Aug 2023 11:00
During the 2023 Bolton Pride Parade (which took place on Saturday, 29 July), our colleagues joined other local residents to celebrate local LGBT+ communities.02 Aug 2023 11:00
We’re a not-for-profit charitable organisation that also helps various registered charities to provide specialist and dedicated help for people experiencing challenging circumstances.
We support local and regional charities in different ways, which include offering our staff the opportunity to join our staff lottery scheme. Read on for details.17 Jul 2023 12:00
A couple of weeks back, our staff joined colleagues and beneficiaries of local charity Backup to celebrate the striking impact the charity continues to have (on young people at risk of homelessness) over a round of ten-pin bowling. Read on for details.26 May 2023 08:00
Jenny Taylor – Gas Supervisor
Jenny joined Bolton at Home aged 16 in 2006 as a Gas Engineer Apprentice. Jenny went on to secure a role as a Gas Engineer in our Servicing Team, completing boiler installs, gas repairs and gas safety checks.
After much hard work, job shadowing and building her confidence Jenny successfully applied to become a Gas Supervisor.
Adam Shepherdson – Apprentice Joiner
Adam joined us aged 38 in 2017 as a Caretaker, working in our communities across Bolton. Wanting to develop, Adam successfully applied for our plumbing apprenticeship and is now in his third year. As part of the course, Adam's being supported in completing his maths and English GCSEs. Self-development has been a driver for Adam and he's also completed computer skills, customer focus, health and safety courses and domestic violence course- to name just a few!
Adam enjoys working in our communities and alongside his day-to-day role, has also helped with our food deliveries during the pandemic and the poppy project. He's never looked back since starting his apprenticeship, and is working alongside multiple trades, he's now multiskilled and able to complete a range of repairs including joinery.
Danny Fitton – Building Surveyor
Danny joined us 30 years ago at 16 years of age as an Apprentice Bricklayer and went on to secure a Bricklayer post. After 24 years he wanted a new challenge and successfully applied to be one of our Technical Officers. In this role Danny really enjoyed the variety of inspecting a variety of reported repairs across all trades from plastering to structural repairs and collating a schedule of works for contractors and our operational teams.
After five years in post and successfully completing his HNC in Building Studies, he went on to successfully apply for a Building Surveyor post. Danny has enjoyed all his roles at Bolton at Home and appreciates the support he's had to progress through his career. He continues to enjoy working with our customers, operational teams, and contractors, and plays a vital role in creating homes and neighbourhoods we can be proud of.
Danny Bolton – Community Based Repairs Operative
Now working as a CBRO Danny enjoys working with our customers and feeling part of our communities. Danny also enjoys the variety the role gives him, no one day is the same and he likes the fact he is constantly learning new skills. Bolton at Home is one team and Danny feels supported both in his role and as an individual, and feels being here is a career choice and not just a job.
Ian – Central Emergency Operative
Ian enjoys the variety of the role and would definitely list one of his key skills as problem solving! As a first responder to emergency repairs, he can walk into anything from an uncontainable leak and smashed windows to concern for welfare reports. Working in the heart of our communities, Ian enjoys helping people when they need our repairs service the most, using all the knowledge gained from his vast experience with us.