Job Title: Support Workers
Location: Bury, Greater Manchester
Contract: Full-time, Part-time & Relief
Hours: Up to 39 hours per week
Salary: £8.75 per hour plus additional sleep-in rate paid
Contact: Ben Nicholson or Clare Waugh
Contact Details: Ben on (phone number removed) or Clare on (phone number removed)
Information: This role is shift work, including nights, weekends and Bank Holidays.
Driver with a full UK driving licence, is essential.
Who are Thera Group?
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 the Bury area of Greater Manchester area to make our vision a reality.
What does a Support Worker do?
Ansar Projects is looking for a number of full time, part time and relief Support Workers. 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 role is about enabling people to lead the best life they can. This might include supporting them to go swimming, assisting with the weekly shop or other activities such as walking, horse riding, trampolining, attending college, undertaking their voluntary work or trips to the pubs. Or maybe helping them to manage their anxieties so that they can take their place in the community.
What experience do I need?
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.
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