Support Worker – Thera Trust
Permanent, Full Time and Part Time
£9.76 per hour
Closing Date: 7th December 2021
Essex County Council (ECC) are delighted to be supporting Thera Trust to recruit Support Workers for their supported living care service around Essex (including Southend, Colchester, Chelmsford, Clacton).
The shift patterns vary with both full time and part time hours available and will require day, evening and weekend working. Shift times can be discussed at interview stage.
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, we will match your likes and interests to the person you support, empowering people with a learning disability to live the lives they choose.
As a support worker you will be part of an inclusive team empowered to 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 as 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.
Your enthusiasm, people skills, reliability and “can-do” approach is vital - but no formal experience is necessary as all our staff receive ongoing endorsed training tailored to the specific needs of the individual you support, allowing personal development and career progression.
Note: ECC are advertising this role on behalf of Thera Trust and if successful you will be employed by Thera Trust.
As part of employment should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service. The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate. This is an annual subscription and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained. For further information on the DBS update service please go to https://www.gov.uk/dbs-update-service
Thera Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults, and expects all employees, contractors and volunteers to share its commitment to prevent abuse, harm or exploitation.
The Care Providers applies a robust recruitment vetting process. If you are successful you will need to undergo a Pre-employment Vetting Procedure.
If you have any queries regarding this role, please contact Laura.O’Connor@essex.gov.uk