Support Worker .
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 Swadlincote area to make our vision a reality.
Position: Support Worker
Location: Aston-on-Trent (commutable from Derby, Nottingham, Long Eaton & surrounding areas)
Job type: Full, Part time or relief
Hours: Up 39 hours per week
Salary: Up to £16,943.83
Benefits: 20 days holiday + 8 days bank holiday; 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
About the role:
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. This role involves more able-bodied support, some minimal personal care is involved and occasional outbursts may occur.
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.
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.
You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Healthcare Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff, Charity, NFP, Third Sector, etc.