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Support Worker

Thera East


15000 - 20000

FlexiblePart timeRelief

Thera East

Closing - 31 Aug 2021

Job Title: Support Worker
Location: Stowmarket, Suffolk
Contract: Part Time/Relief
Salary: £9.01 per hour
Contact: Tina Wiles, 07730 502825
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 a support Worker in Stowmarket to make our vision a reality.


What does a Support Worker do?

The role of a Support Worker is to ensure the people you support are safe, happy and lead fulfilling lives. A Support Worker will promote independence and support people to engage in meaningful activities.
We are looking for a confident cheerful person to support a gentleman with learning disabilities and additional mobility needs in Stowmarket. He enjoys chatting to his staff and weather permitting, a walk around town in his wheelchair to visit the local café. He enjoys watching the old game shows on TV and likes staff to join in.

If you feel you can make a positive difference to this gentleman’s life, then we would love to her from you.

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 experience do I need?

You don’t need to have worked in support 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 is also required.


What are the Benefits?
Full induction process, outstanding training opportunities, development and career progression.
Opportunities to gain recognised qualifications, free DBS screening PLUS:
– Contributory pension
– Cycle to work scheme
– Employee support line to support you and your family
– Support in gaining professional qualifications
– Continuous on the job training is provided

Whilst experience is not essential as full training will be provided, we very much welcome previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker.

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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