Support Worker (Supported Living)

Role: Support Worker

Location: Radcliffe on Trent, Nottingham

Hours: Part time

Have you ever thought about supporting people with a learning disability to be empowered and in control of their own lives?

Being a support worker at Thera is all about improving people's quality of life and helping them to be totally in the driving seat when it comes to planning and living their lives to the full.

We are looking for part time Male Support Workers (*qualifies under Paragraph 1, Schedule 9 of the Equality Act) to join our fantastic team to support fantastic men in Radcliffe on Trent area.

As part of our team in Thera East Midlands, you'll be enabling people to live safely and independently in their own homes/make the most of their opportunities in the local community. You'll also be working with their families and other people who are important to them.

You must have a genuine interest in supporting people with a learning disability to live an ordinary life. Our focus is on enabling people to work, learn, live and manage their own lives in the way they want.

You will need to be flexible and be able to work various shift patterns including early and late shifts, mixture of nights & days, waking nights and sleep-ins for which additional payments will be made.

Your role will be varied and you will be supporting people with all aspects of daily living, some personal care support. This might include supporting them with shopping, preparing meals, looking after their home, socialising and going on holiday.

This is a rewarding role, however you need to be the sort of person who can take things in your stride, remain calm and be confident in dealing with sometimes difficult situations.

Experience is welcome but there is no substitute for the right attitude, a supportive nature and a sense of humour.

Our Learning Together Academy will make sure you have the tools and resources you need to do your job really well. We encourage your ongoing learning and development and you will have the opportunity to complete recognised social care qualifications.

Drivers are preferred, but not essential.

For informal chat please contact Chris on 07921055008 or apply here: www.thera.co.uk/careers and search by vacancy number 008829.

All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check which will be paid for by Thera.

Thera are an equal opportunities employer that promotes diversity within our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of sexual orientation, race, age, gender, disability, religion or belief.

Job Vacancy listed by Thera Trust on 16th July 2018
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Please contact Klaudyna on 0300 303 1280 for further information.

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About Thera Trust
Thera Trust is the parent of Thera Group and provides business and admin support from its office in Grantham. This enables the companies to focus on delivering high quality support locally. Thera Trust started in 1998, supporting 5 people with a learning disability in Cambridgeshire. We wanted to show that people with a... more
Job Details
Listed By : Employer
Sector : Carers & Childcare
Salary/Wage : up to 16,776.07 per annum
Type : Permanent
Status : Part-time
Location : NG12
Start : Not Provided
Job Reference : 008829
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