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Community Support Worker

Thera East

Bury St Edmunds

15000 - 20000

FlexibleFull timePart timeRelief

Thera East

Closing - 31 Aug 2021

Job Title: Community Support Worker
Location: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Contract: Full Time/Part Time/Relief
Salary: £9.01 per hour
Contact: Vince Miller, 07545 941764.
Information: This role is shift work. Driver, full UK driving licence, is essential


Who are Thera Group?

Thera Group are a charity that support people with a learning disability in the community. We want to demonstrate that people with a learning disability can be leaders in society but we can’t do this without you! We need Support Workers in the Suffolk area to make our vision a reality.

We have recently achieved Skills for Care endorsement which is a mark of quality in recognition of the learning and development you will receive. This is evidence that our training provision makes a significant difference to our workforce and the people we support.


What does a Support Worker do?

The role of a Support Worker is to ensure the people we work with are safe, happy and lead fulfilling lives.
Supporting someone with a learning disability isn’t just personal care; it’s so much more. A Support Worker could be taking the people supported swimming, assisting with the weekly shop, or even helping to administer the right medication.
If you would like to know more details about the role please click the job description below.


What experience do I need?

You don’t need to have worked in supported living before to be a good Support Worker. If you are caring, kind and want to work in a job that is genuinely rewarding, this is for you.
You’ll need to have great communication skills and be comfortable making decisions. A basic level of English and Math is also required.


What are the Benefits?

-20 days holiday + 8 days bank holiday
-Employee support line to support you and your family
-Continuous on the job training is provided
-Contributory Pension Plan
-Occupational Maternity Pay
-NVQ Funding
-DBS paid for by Thera
-Career progression

**We also offer an employee benefits scheme, which includes:**

-Cycle to Work Scheme
-Health Cash Plan
-Access to Thousands of Retail Discounts

To apply go to our careers page. If you are having trouble accessing our Careers page, or require assistance with your application please call Hannah Parkman (Internal Resourcer on behalf of Thera Group) on 07850655513.

We reserve the right to close this advert before the closing deadline if we interview and offer the right candidate. Apply now to avoid disappointment

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