Support Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £18,302
  • Inverness
  • Closing 21st October 2019


  • Advertised from 9th October 2019
  • Full time, Part time or Relief. Up to 39 hours per week (pro rata). Salary: up to £18,302.16 per annum (inclusive of Scottish Living Wage).
  • 017410

Role

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 Inverness area to make our vision a reality.

What does a Support Worker do?

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 could be taking the people supported swimming, assisting with the weekly shop, or even helping to administer the right medication.

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. Experience of working with complex individuals would be a strong advantage.

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 + 9 days bank holiday
  • Contributory pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee support line to support you and your family
  • Support in gaining professional qualifications
  • Continuous on the job training is provided

This role is shift work. Driver, full UK driving licence, is essential.

Application notes

If you would like to know more details about the role please visit thera.co.uk/careers

Closing date: 21st October 2019

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 by sending your CV to bryony.parker@thera.co.uk