Senior Support Worker

Posted 22 October by Thera East
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Job Title: Senior Support Worker

Location Little Clacton, Essex

Contract: Full Time

Salary: £9.97 per hour

Information: This role is shift work.

Who are Thera Group?

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Thera Group are a charity that support people with a learning disability. 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 Senior Support Workers in the Witney area to make our vision a reality.

What does a Senior Support Worker do?

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Thera East is looking for a Full Time Senior Support Worker. The role of a Senior 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 Senior Support Worker will do everything from taking the people supported to swimming to helping administer the right medication. They will also mentor Support Workers and assist with the overall health and safety.

If you would like to know more details about the role please click the job description below.

What experience do I need?

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Some previous experience in supported living is useful but it isn't a necessity. 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 required and it is preferable that you have mentored others previously.

What are the Benefits?

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- 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

Do you enjoy: Cooking, Long walks, Gym, football, Swimming/Spa? Would you like to support someone with complex needs who has these interests too? This role is all about promoting independence and supporting 2 gentlemen to access the community and regain skills. It is an extremely rewarding role!

Previous experience and an understanding of positive behavioural support (PBS) would be advantageous.

**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.**

Reference: 41226254

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