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Support Worker – Supported Living


Full/ Part time and Relief


Closing Date: 31/08/17

Support Workers

LOCATION: Shipdham, Norfolk. Positions also available in Watton and Fakenham. 

SALARY & BENEFITS: Up to £8.01 with excellent career progression opportunities


Full time, part time and relief hours available.  Flexibility is required to be able to work various shift patterns, including early and late shifts and sleep-ins, for which additional payments will be made.


We are a charity, who is dedicated to providing high-quality, personalised support to adults with a learning disability. For the last 18 years our reputation has been built upon our values, passion and commitment to enable people with a learning disability to live active and fulfilling lives.


As part of the Support Worker team, you will be enabling people to live safely and independently in our own homes/make the most of their opportunities in the local community. You’ll also be working with our 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.

The positions are available in Shipdham, Fakenham and Watton.

Key Responsibilities:

The Support Worker role will be varied and you will be supporting people with all aspects of daily living.

This may include:

  • supporting them with shopping,
  • preparing meals,
  • looking after their home,
  • socialising,
  • 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.


We are looking for great people to join the Support Worker team who are seeking a satisfying opportunity within the Health & Social Care sector. Although previous experience is welcomed, you don’t need any experience as we employ people based on their values and commitment as there is no substitute for the right attitude, a supportive nature and a sense of humour.

  • Full induction process and dedicated manager to support you
  • Outstanding training and development opportunities as a Support Worker
  • Opportunity to gain recognised qualifications
  • Career progression

Key experience for the role Support Worker role based in Shipdham:

  • Empathy, caring and sensitivity to the needs of others.
  • Drivers and non-drivers will be considered.
  • All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check which will be paid for by Thera.

Does this sound like you?