Relief Support Worker

Job details
Posting date: 27 September 2021
Salary: £9.50 to £9.50 per hour
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 27 October 2021
Location: Thornbury, Bristol
Company: Aspire Living
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 038773

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Job Summary
Job Title: Relief Support Worker
Location: Thornbury
Contract: Relief
Hours: 0 hours
Salary: £9.50 per hour
Contact: Tanya Gillan - 07850 774403
Information: This role is shift work. Full UK driving licence is desired but not essential.

Who are Thera Group?
Thera Group are a charity that supports people with a learning disability in the community, at home and at work. Our Vison is that people with a learning disability can be leaders in society We need Relief Support Workers in Thornbury to make our vision become a reality.

We have recently achieved Skills for Care endorsement which is a mark of quality in recognition of the learning and development you will receive. This is evidence that our training provision makes a significant difference to our workforce and the people we support.

What does a Relief Support Worker do?
The role of a Relief 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 out on shopping trips, days out, visiting social clubs and trips to the beach. They could support with day to day activities such as cooking and actively seek to introduce new choices.
Staff say “We get job satisfaction when goals are achieved with people” and “It’s a good place to work”.

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, patient and want to work in a job that is genuinely rewarding, this is for you.
Ideally you will already hold a Level 2 Health and Social Care Diploma or have the willingness to undertake.
You’ll need to have great communication skills and be comfortable making decisions. A basic level of English and Math is also required.
You must be flexible and able to work a variety of shifts including long days, sleep ins and waking nights.
Experience with complex behaviours and mental health is desirable.

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
• Training for level 2 Health and Social care diploma

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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