Support Worker

Posted a week ago by Thera Scotland

Smithton, Highland, United Kingdom

Thera Scotland has an exciting opportunity available for a Support Worker to join our team in Smithton. You will join us on a permanent basis, with full-time and part-time hours available. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £12.48 per hour.

Are you a patient and caring individual looking for a new career in Social Care, with a regular monthly salary?

Maybe you have worked as a Care Assistant before and are looking for a change or perhaps you have always wanted to make a difference in peoples lives.

Thera Scotland is proud of the work they do and are currently recruiting Support Workers in the Smithton area.  We invite you to join our team.

Who are we?

  • Thera is unique we are led by people with a learning disability.
  • Our vision is to promote that people with a learning disability can be leaders in society.
  • Using a person-centred approach, you will empower people with a learning disability to live the lives they choose.

About the role:

As a Support Worker with Thera, you will be part of an inclusive team supporting adults with a learning disability. Using a person-centred approach, you will help create innovative ways to support an individual achieve their own personal goals.

The ways of supporting will change with everyone you work with because everyone has different ambitions.

Supporting people in their daily lives is varied and any day could include helping someone develop new skills, providing personal and emotional support, helping people plan and manage their own home, support with leisure, interests, and travel.

You could be supporting people in their own home or out and about in their community.

What are the Benefits available to our Support Worker?

  • Annualised Hours, guaranteed monthly salary for full and part-time roles regardless of shift patterns, plus overtime opportunities
  • Flexible working hours for work life balance
  • Immediate interview and quick start date (subject to pre-employment checks)
  • 28 days Annual Leave including bank Holidays (pro Rata)
  • Employee support line to support you and your family
  • Free nationally accredited training, and the opportunity to earn a qualification and progress your career
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Free PVG check
  • Refer a friend and earn up to £300
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Well-being initiatives
  • Access to Thousands of Retail Discounts including discounted Health Cash Plan
  • An Employee Council that represents the views of staff about matters relating to work

What do you need to become our Support Worker?

  • Full UK driving licence is preferred but not essential
  • No previous experience or qualifications required, full training will be provided to the right candidate(s)
  • Compassionate, Caring and Confident
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter, with a high level of motivation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Confident, articulate, and professional
  • Keenness to learn in a fast-paced environment and creatively solve problems
  • Desire to embrace our values and vision and have fun!

If you have a passion for making a difference to peoples lives, consider a career as a Support Worker with Thera Group, please click "apply" now - we would like to hear from you!

We reserve the right to close this advert before the closing deadline if we interview and offer the right candidate.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders act 1974. For this act, you must declare any convictions or cautions that you have received, including these that would otherwise be spent. This role is subject to an Enhanced check should you be offered the position.

Thera follows government guidance around vaccines and believe they are an effective way to support everyone’s safety. We would encourage you to take part in any vaccination programme recommended if you are working in Social Care.

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer sponsorships for international applicants, or candidates currently working in the UK on a sponsored visa as we are unable to assist with renewal upon expiry.

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