Senior Support Worker
15000 - 20000
Closing - 31 Aug 2021
Job Title: Senior Support Worker
Location: Gazeley, Suffolk
Contract: Full time
Hours: 39 hours per week
Salary: Up to £21,503.13 pro rata
Contact: Rumel Islam or Katarzyna Zielinska
Contact Details: Rumel on 07827353135, Katarzyna on 07500085100
Information: This role is shift work. Driver, full UK driving licence, is desired not essential.
Who are Thera Group?
Thera Group are a charity that support people with a learning disability. 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 Senior Support Workers in Gazeley 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 Senior Support Worker do?
There East is looking for a full time Senior Support Worker. The role of a Senior 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 Senior Support Worker will do everything from taking the people supported to swimming to helping administer the right medication. They will also mentor Support Workers and assist with the overall health and safety.
What experience do I need?
Some previous experience in supported living is useful but it isn’t a necessity. 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 required and it is preferable that you have mentored others previously.
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
• Training for level 2 Health and Social care diploma
We also offer an employee benefits scheme, which includes:
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Health Cash Plan
• Access to Thousands of Retail Discounts
To apply visit our careers page. If you are having trouble accessing our Careers page, or require assistance with your application please call Hannah Parkman – 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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