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Support Worker


Full Time


Closing Date: 30/06/20

Location: Shipdham
Contract: Full time, part time & Relief
Hours: Up to 39 hours per week
Salary: £9.01 per hour
Contact: Jane Bickmore
Contact Details: 07736 743705
Driver Essential. You will need to be flexible and able to work various shift patterns including early and late shifts, long days and awake nights. Occasionally a sleep-ins may be required for which additional payments will be made.
We are looking for full time, part time & relief Support Workers to join our existing teams that works predominately in Shipdham Norfolk.
Never considered support work before? Don’t worry everyone has transferable skills.  The important factor is that you have the right value base, that you see and treat everyone as an individual with dignity & respect, acknowledging that they have the same rights as everyone else.
Being a support worker at Thera is all about improving people’s quality of life and helping them to be in control of their life. Meeting their goals and aspirations,
The role will be varied, not only will you become a positive role model in their life, you will be supporting people with many aspects of daily living such as shopping, preparing meals, housework and support with personal care.
The three men we support here thrive on routine and structure as they continually develop. Good effective communication is extremely important not only for the men but between the support team guaranteeing continuity of an excellent support.
The role can be very rewarding, however as you would naturally expect there are some difficult and challenging situations.  For some people a lack of understanding of the world around them or how to convey their emotions can be demonstrated by a variety of behaviours from repetitive behaviour, to anti-social behaviour at periods of great distress.
Are you the sort of person that can take things in their stride, remain calm and confident?
We can and do provide a comprehensive induction and ongoing training as well as person specific training. We also provide opportunities to complete recognised social care qualifications.
Is this the right sort of role for you? If so, we would love to hear from you.
For an chat about the role, please contact Jane on 07736743705, or send your cv to jane.bickmore@thera.co.uk,  or alternatively apply online at https://www.thera.co.uk/careers/
All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check which will be paid for by Thera East Anglia.
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.
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
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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